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Avaya Demonstrates Collaborative IP Telephony and Mobility Solutions at VoiceCon Tokyo 2005


Avaya demonstrates collaborative IP telephony and mobility technology solutions at VoiceCon Tokyo 2005 in TEPIA (Aoyama, Tokyo) on December 13 and 14, 2005.

Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV), a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, demonstrates collaborative IP telephony and mobility technology solutions at VoiceCon Tokyo 2005 in TEPIA (Aoyama, Tokyo) on December 13 and 14, 2005. The booth will showcase leading edge, next generation advance technology for enterprise communications including Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC), desktop IP video conferencing application, wireless IP telephony, SIP telephones as well as softphones, and end-to-end converged networking solution.


This is the part of Intelligent Communications - that seamlessly connects communications applications and business applications, giving workers, customers and processes the ability to be linked to the right person, at the right time, by the right medium - voice, text and video - over any network. Avaya is building on its heritage as an innovator in voice, IP telephony and contact centers, and its delivery of reliable, secure solutions that work on any network, to lead the transition to this new era of intelligent applications.


The live demonstration at VoiceCon Tokyo 2005 is consisted of best of breed solutions from Avaya's strategic alliances, including:

  • Extreme Networks: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Extreme is also Avaya's Global Strategic Alliance Partner. Key Extreme's switches have completed Avaya Compliance Testing for seamless interoperability.
  • Juniper Networks: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Avaya and Juniper have signed a global strategic partnership memorandum of understanding. Juniper and Avaya are working closely to develop secure IP telephony solutions for enterprises. This includes co-development and testing between Juniper NetScreen security solutions and Avaya IP telephony solutions.
  • Meru Networks: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Meru has completed interoperability testing of its Meru Wireless LAN system with key IP telephony solutions from Avaya.
  • Nokia: Avaya and Nokia announced strategic collaborations to jointly address the emerging market for Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) voice solutions based on open industry standards. Avaya Mobile for S60 Platform extends the reach of enterprise IP telephony by integrating ubiquity of mobile communications with the reliability and features of enterprise telephony services. Nokia 6680 (Vodafone 702NK II) and Nokia Eseries (Nokia E60, Nokia E61, Nokia E70) are exhibited at VoiceCon Tokyo Avaya Booth.
  • Hitachi Cable: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Hitachi Cable is currently working for compatibility of its Wireless IP5000 with key IP telephony solutions from Avaya.
  • Polycom: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Avaya and Polycom have announced that collaborations for jointly developing and marketing new IP telephony enabled video solutions that will make desktop and group video communication as simple as a phone call.
  • Plantronics: A member of Avaya DeveloperConnection. Plantronics introduced the first lightweight communications headset in 1962 and is recognized as the world leader in communications headsets. The headsets from Plantronics are used at enterprise offices and contact centers utilizing Avaya communications solutions.


Avaya recently opened a new compatibility-testing lab in Singapore in October this year to strengthen DeveloperConnection program in Asia Pacific region.


The Avaya DeveloperConnection program promotes the development, testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with Avaya solutions. Member organizations have expertise in a broad range of technologies that includes IP telephony, contact centers and mobility applications - helping companies extend the value of multi-vendor networks and transform voice into a business application that delivers true value to the bottom line. Avaya DeveloperConnection labs are located in Lincroft, NJ, Guildford, UK and Frankfurt, Germany, besides Singapore.


A key compliance-test capability offered at labs enables DeveloperConnection members to perform interoperability testing with the Avaya Communication Manager using Avaya Application Enablement Services (AES). Avaya AES provides an extensive set of protocols, application programming interfaces and services that let application developers and system integrators develop applications that take advantage of Avaya's feature-rich communication solutions. Avaya AES helps minimize the development time and investment required, allowing members to focus on their specific software applications.


The Avaya Communication Manager is a software platform that provides support for open Web Services-based applications development to let developers easily create the next generation of business communications applications.


The Avaya DeveloperConnection program currently includes more than 1,500 software and hardware developer companies, integrators, service providers and customers from around the world. Members have created hundreds of innovative solutions tested for Avaya compliance, including natural language speech recognition applications, wireless services, specialized computer telephony integration and reporting capabilities, and applications tailored for specific vertical industries.


As a member of the DeveloperConnection program, companies have access to a wide range of support from Avaya, including technical resources and training. Member companies must also meet rigorous Avaya criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales.


Currently, there are three levels of participation in the DeveloperConnection program: Registered, Innovator, Premier/Strategic, entailing progressive levels of marketing and sales involvement by the members. The DeveloperConnection program is open to ISVs/IHVs, SIs, SPs and Corporate Developers. Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DeveloperConnection program are available at


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 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: For more information about Avaya Japan, please visit

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