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Gaithersburg, MD, October 8, 2009 – BroadSoft, Inc., the worldwide leader in VoIP applications for the telecommunications industry, today announced it has earned the prestigious TL 9000 and ISO 9001:2000 certifications by SGS-Systems & Services Certification (SSC).
ISO 9001:2000 standard specifies Quality Management System (QMS) requirements focused on an organization's ability to meet and improve upon customer satisfaction and quality requirements. The Quality of Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Forum, a consortium of telecommunications service providers and suppliers, developed TL 9000, which uses the ISO 9001:2000 as a foundation and incorporates elements specific to the telecommunications industry. TL 9000 defines requirements for QMS and provides members with a set of performance-based measurements used in determining "best-in-class" performance rankings for industry products and services.
"Quality is the backbone of BroadSoft®. BroadSoft works hard to ensure that we are continuously meeting the exceptional quality management and measurement requirements of the world’s largest telecommunications service providers and improving our internal processes year over year,” said Bob Weidenfeller, vice president of engineering, BroadSoft. “TL 9000 is one of the highest honors within our industry. Achieving TL 9000 registration is a testament to the robust quality management infrastructure in place at BroadSoft and reaffirms our dedication to providing quality products and support to our customers.”
BroadSoft achieved TL 9000 for its BroadWorks® VoIP application platform in the Product Category 1.2.7 (Application Servers). Service providers deploying BroadWorks rely on BroadSoft for the uninterrupted delivery of mission-critical applications and to provide the highest quality of support. The certifications guarantee service providers of BroadSoft’s adherence to documented processes and procedures that ensure ongoing improvements in delivering global customer support.
BroadSoft’s certifications were verified through detailed external audit review stages by SGS. “SGS congratulates BroadSoft for their efforts in achieving certification to both ISO 9001:2000 and TL 9000. Their dedication and commitment to quality is now readily available for all to see and we wish them great success as they continue to deliver “best-in-class” performance,” said Steve Chippas, senior vice president of SGS – Systems & Services Certification.
About BroadSoftBroadSoft®, the world-wide leader of VoIP application software, enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services.  BroadSoft's family of carrier-class products, including its award-winning flagship BroadWorks® technology, empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that enable them to increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and increase customer satisfaction. BroadSoft products deliver the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to nine of the top 10 and 15 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including KPN, Korea Telecom, Qwest, SingTel, Sprint, Swisscom, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to BroadSoft website.
About SGS SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world. For more information, go to SGS Corporate website.BroadSoft and BroadWorks are registered trademarks of BroadSoft, Inc. All other names are trademarks of their respective owners.
Stephen Chippas
Senior Vice President
Systems & Services Certification
SGS SSC, 201 Route 17 North, Rutherford, NJ 07070
t: 201 – 508 - 3018
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Kristin Martell
Director of Corporate Communications, BroadSoft
t: +1-240-364-5147
EmailBroadSoft websiteThe SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 56,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.