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Convergence for Business Results: Avaya's Message During Expo CommMexico 2003

01-27-2003
  • Avaya CEO, Don Peterson, to deliver opening keynote address onFebruary 19 at 4:00pm

Businesses in Mexico are facing significant challenges today andare focused on customer loyalty and business performance. Key amongthe challenges is how to move their communications forward astechnology develops. Convergence is happening now, beginning withcombined voice and data networks and moving to a common environmentfor both telephony and data applications. Avaya, Inc. (NYSE:AV), aleading global provider of communications networks and services forbusinesses, will focus on the challenges currently facingbusinesses and the importance of communications driven results atExpo Comm Mexico 2003.

Businesses in Mexico are facing significant challenges today andare focused on customer loyalty and business performance. Key amongthe challenges is how to move their communications forward astechnology develops. Convergence is happening now, beginning withcombined voice and data networks and moving to a common environmentfor both telephony and data applications. Avaya, Inc. (NYSE:AV), aleading global provider of communications networks and services forbusinesses, will focus on the challenges currently facingbusinesses and the importance of communications driven results atExpo Comm Mexico 2003.

The exhibition and conference, which will take place fromFebruary 18-21 at the Centro Banamex in Mexico City, will featurean opening keynote speech by Donald K. Peterson, Chairman and CEOof Avaya. Entitled "Convergence for Business Results: Riding theWave of Business Advantage as You Accept the ConvergenceChallenge," Peterson's keynote speech will address how convergencecommunications can improve business results and deliver a return oninvestment.

"Companies don't change technology without a business case, andthey shouldn't rush a change without confidence that a newinvestment will result in increased customer loyalty and businessperformance," said Don Peterson, Avaya's CEO."

In addition to the keynote speech, Avaya will showcase newsolutions in IP Telephony, Contact Centers, Unified Messaging andServices in its 255 square meter stand. Avaya will use livedemonstrations and testimonials from customers representing some ofthe leading companies in Mexico to show how convergencecommunications can help companies of all sizes optimize operations,increase productivity and drive business results.

"Expo Comm 2003 is an excellent opportunity for businessexecutives and IT and telecom professionals from Mexico, the U.S.and Europe to experience first-hand our industry-leading solutionsand to learn how these solutions help them and their businessesbecome more competitive, efficient, and ultimately moreprofitable," explains Laurent Pruvost, managing director of AvayaMexico.

Avaya's Stand # 151 is located in main exhibition hall of theCentro Banamex (previously Centro Hipódromo de las Américas).

About Avaya
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks formore than 1 million businesses worldwide, including 90 percent ofthe FORTUNE 500®. Focused on businesses large to small, Avaya is aworld leader in secure and reliable Internet Protocol (IP)telephony systems and communications software applications andservices.

Driving the convergence of voice and data communications withbusiness applications — and distinguished by comprehensiveworldwide services — Avaya helps customers leverage existing andnew networks to achieve superior business results. For moreinformation visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com.

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