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Avaya Online Forum Addresses Network Security and Business Continuity Challenges

07-20-2004
  • Topics include a recently completed business continuity project for the San Francisco International Airport and numerous strategies for securing networks

Beginning today, Avaya hosts an online forum called "Protect and Prevail: Attaining Secure and Continuous Communications."

Beginning today, Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of business communications software, systems and services, hosts an online forum called "Protect and Prevail: Attaining Secure and Continuous Communications." Featuring Nick Lippis, president of Lippis Consulting, along with Avaya customers and Avaya experts, the forum addresses network security and business continuity issues that enterprises face as they move toward converged communications networking.

The multi-media presentation provides insights that can help companies protect their communications networks from threats, such as hackers, worms and viruses, respond more effectively to unexpected system disruptions, and address regulatory compliance issues.

Viewers can access the forum at www.avaya.com/prevailPR. The forum premieres today at 12:00 p.m. EDT and will be available for replay for several weeks.

Participants include John Payne, CIO of San Francisco International Airport, who discusses recent business continuity strategies defined and implemented for the airport by Avaya Global Services. In addition, the forum includes Avaya security experts and other case study examples that illustrate how enterprises have improved security and business continuity with the support of Avaya systems, applications and services.

"Security and business continuity are becoming more important every day for businesses," said Lippis. "By showing how companies are gaining control and achieving more consistent network protection, this online forum will help visitors evaluate the issues entailed in making these complex decisions and suggest ways to approach potential challenges."

About Avaya
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks for more than one million businesses worldwide, including over 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500®. Focused on businesses large to small, Avaya is a world leader in secure and reliable Internet Protocol (IP) telephony systems and communications software applications and services.

Driving the convergence of voice and data communications with business applications - and distinguished by comprehensive worldwide services - Avaya helps customers leverage existing and new networks to achieve superior business results. For more information visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com

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