Indirect VoIP play, Audiocodes (AUDC) seems to be winning big because of increase in VoIP spending. The company reported 1Q 2005 sales of $26.9 million and EPS of $0.07. Even though carriers are being as stingy as Billy Beane, they are still willing to spend on VoIP. Audiocodes, an Israeli company makes media gateway, server and processing technologies, and has fast growing chip and software business. The company says it has won several tier- one design wins for cable VoIP in Latin America, Europe, and two new media server wins in North America. The company is spending heavily on R&D, and as a result IRG Research expects the revenues to take a slight dip in the near term. Keep an eye out on this one!