BroadSoft integrates with Microsoft Office 365

BroadSoft BroadWorks, BroadCloud and UC-One unified communication and collaboration solutions are now compatible with Microsoft Office 365.

This integration blends BroadSoft's cloud PBX with cloud office productivity software, giving joint customers an integration capability.

BroadSoft used Microsoft's software developer kits to integrate its solutions with Microsoft Office 365, reflecting BroadSoft's commitment to open platforms and the interoperability of its communication and collaboration services with other devices, systems and applications.

"BroadSoft's integration is a great example of how partners can build on the new Office 365 platform to better serve the needs of our mutual customers," said Steve Guggenheimer, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Developer eXperience & Evangelism (DX) group.

With the BroadSoft Office 365 integration, customers are now able to leverage BroadSoft's cloud PBX and UC-One capabilities from their Microsoft Office 365 desktop applications, including cloud-based calling, to any telephone in the world.

Users can also click-to-call any phone number in emails, documents, databases, address books and on web pages from within Office 365 applications with carrier-class quality and reliability, claims the firms.

"With Microsoft Office 365's significant and growing commercial installed base, these users represent an attractive market opportunity for BroadSoft and service providers," said Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft.

"We believe that the BroadSoft Microsoft Office 365 hosted-PBX integration offers service providers a proven carrier-class and differentiated solution that enhances customers' desktop productivity and leverages existing software investments."

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