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A World First from AudioCodes! Android 12 MTRs to Prioritize Your Security and Privacy

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A World First from AudioCodes! Android 12 MTRs to Prioritize Your Security and Privacy

AudioCodes is proud to be 1st in the world to deliver Microsoft Teams Room (MTR) devices operating on Android 12, the most recent version of the Android operating system.

As an expert in Microsoft Teams voice communications, video collaboration and customer interaction, AudioCodes has been working tirelessly over recent months to ensure that we can provide the latest updates to keep your MTRs secure. The AudioCodes RXV-81 Collaboration Bar is available NOW running Android 12, to be followed very soon by the rest of our MTR portfolio, including the new RX-PAD Meeting Room Controller and the RX-PANEL. Our Android 12 efforts will also extend to our native Microsoft Teams business phones, such as the C470HD and the C455HD.

But what exactly does this mean for you? Here are the Top 3 reasons why you should care:


Protect Your Business with the Latest Privacy and Security Features

As Microsoft releases regular updates for its Teams client to provide more functionality and greater usability, the MTR device it’s installed on should also be up-to-date to provide the highest possible level of security and privacy for user information. It’s important to use MTR devices that run the most recent version of the relevant operating system and that are also certified. This is crucial to prevent vulnerability and provide organisations with a trustworthy solution that prioritizes privacy and security for the longer term. Technology evolves fast, and as hybrid workplace meetings become the norm, the valuable and sensitive information discussed at those meetings needs to be kept private, for your eyes and ears only.

Android 12 delivers greater control over sensitive data due to its enhanced security features that protect the data stream from malicious attacks and keep the data stream secure. Android 12 therefore ensures that you are at the forefront of the security race by providing you with the most recent security updates. MTRs based on older operating systems may be more vulnerable to such malicious attacks. Don’t take the risk, always try to use the latest version. 



Android Operating Systems (OS) Have an Expiry Date – Don’t Get Caught Out! 

You may not know this, but every Android version has an expiry date, after which no more security updates can be patched to the UC client, for example, an MTR. Also, older UC clients will not support older OS versions. It’s important not to be caught out by potential operating system expiry. So, in order to be up-to-date with your MTR in terms of security and features, you will need to make sure that your existing device can support Android 12 OS. Alternatively, you will need to purchase a newer MTR with updated hardware that will support Android 12 and provide you with the most up-to-date security, support and features.

Current Android versions, such as Android 9, will expire in August 2023, followed by Android 10 expiry in July 2024. Don’t wait for your MTR OS to expire, discover Android 12 MTR with AudioCodes now.



Choose Android 12 and Extend the Life Span of Your MTR Devices 

MTR devices with the Android 12 operating system under Microsoft certification have the longest possible life span. This provides peace of mind and the maximum possible investment protection.

Android 12 MTRs will also benefit from ongoing security patches as needed, providing additional reassurance that devices will be protected from future security threats and vulnerabilities.

When a customer purchases meeting room devices such as MTRs, it’s important to get the most up-to-date device that is covered with security patches and updates for the longest possible life span. 

By choosing AudioCodes, you can achieve the ultimate peace of mind as well as world class MTR collaboration, easy installation, and centralized management across our Teams phone and MTR range. One of the very best decisions you can make today is to elevate your Meeting Room Experience with Microsoft Teams Rooms (MTRs) by AudioCodes.


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