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Frost & Sullivan Report Names Avaya No. 1 in Australia in IPTelephony in First Quarter 2003

06-25-2003
  • Avaya's IP telephony solutions help enterprises reduce cost,lower risk and grow revenue

Avaya (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of communicationsnetworks and services for businesses, today said Avaya is nowAustralia's undisputed leader in IP telephony with 36 percentmarket share for the first quarter of 2003 according to a newreport from Frost & Sullivan.

Avaya (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of communicationsnetworks and services for businesses, today said Avaya is nowAustralia's undisputed leader in IP telephony with 36 percentmarket share for the first quarter of 2003 according to a newreport from Frost & Sullivan.

The report, Asia Pacific Enterprise IP Telephony Market –Quarter One, 2003, examines the IP Telephony market in terms ofrevenues for the first quarter of 2003. The Asia Pacific market,including Japan, is now estimated to be worth US$49.975million.

"Avaya's leadership in IP telephony solutions in Australia isnow proved," said Carlton Taya, managing director, Avaya SouthPacific. "As enterprises — from large to small — look for help inimproving their business processes and driving growth, they needlook no further than Avaya's unbeatable range of IP products andapplications. Avaya also can provide a comprehensive range ofservices to help customers make the most of their communicationsnetworks.

"Avaya now commands well over one third of the market, with twoof Australia's largest IP telephony sites, the Department ofVeterans Affairs and Australian National University, being primeexamples of Avaya's IP telephony solutions leadership that helpsorganisations reduce cost, lower risk and grow revenue," Tayasaid.

The Frost & Sullivan report said a key strategicdifferentiator for Avaya is its Small and Medium Business solution,IP Office, which was launched in Australia in March 2002. Avayadeveloped the IP Office solution over the last two yearsspecifically to bring the benefits of IP Telephony to the small tomedium business market.

Avaya IP Solutions deliver the scalability, ease of use,reliability and power of the voice network to IP telephony. Theyprovide applications interoperability — which helps to reduce userdisruption — and centralised support for remote Local Area Networksand IP devices, promoting workforce mobility.

Avaya IP Telephony Solutions components are designed to offerstandards-based platforms, work in multi-vendor environments andscale to meet the changing needs of customers.

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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