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Infoblox Achieves Avaya Developer

02-15-2005

Infoblox announced that it has successfully completed compliance testing with Avaya, earning the company an Avaya Developer

Infoblox Inc., the leading developer of network identity infrastructure (NII) systems, today announced that Infoblox has successfully completed compliance testing with Avaya, Inc.'s (NYSE: AV) industry-leading voice over IP (VoIP) solutions, earning the company an Avaya DeveloperConnection Compliant Award. Infoblox is the first network identity appliance maker to secure this award and become an Innovative Member of the DeveloperConnection program.

 

To achieve certification, Avaya's DeveloperConnection Technical Team tested interoperability of Infoblox DNSone appliances, which provide Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) services, with Avaya's 4600 series IP Telephone platform and other Avaya VoIP infrastructure components.

 

Reliable DHCP services are proving increasingly critical to ensure that critical IP address assignment to handset equipment is performed for VoIP telephones, maximizing availability and delivering traditional "dial-tone" reliability. Infoblox's appliances include high-availability (HA) functions with automatic failover between units, DHCP service-level failover and optional load balancing between units to ensure continuous availability of VoIP services.

 

Additional features include full support for the Avaya-specific firmware feature Option 176, dynamic domain name system (DDNS) updates, extension, and IP address mapping. These services and features ensure maximum DHCP availability and reliability for Avaya VoIP enterprise and remote-office deployments.

 

"We are pleased to receive this certification award and become an Avaya DeveloperConnection program member," said Richard Kagan, vice president of marketing at Infoblox. "The testing and certification demonstrates the unique, enterprise-class capabilities of Infoblox's appliances, which are invaluable to deployment of a reliable, scalable and secure VoIP solution."

 

Infoblox DNSone appliances are designed to provide the foundation for next-generation network identity services in a secure and easy-to-manage form factor. The hardened appliance design and intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enable the offloading of DNS and DHCP services from general-purpose servers that typically handle multiple functions and require significant administration overhead. Critical identity services can be easily managed by Infoblox's purpose-built appliances that are inherently secure, reliable and scalable, freeing network administration resources and providing increased security.

For more information about DNSone and other Infoblox products, visit: http://www.infoblox.com/products/dnsone.cfm.

 

For more information about the Avaya-Infoblox testing and certification, visit: http://www.avaya.com/master-usa/en-us/resource/assets/applicationnotes/infobloxdnsone.pdf.

 

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: http://www.avaya.com

 

About The Avaya DeveloperConnection Program

The DeveloperConnection Program (DevConnect) is a comprehensive set of innovative programs through which Avaya works with hardware and software developers to help develop, promote and sell their solutions that interoperate with Avaya products. DevConnect offers opportunities for lab testing, developer support, marketing assistance, technical tips and other services. Through DevConnect, Avaya is building an unparalleled network of leading companies and provides the seamless, consistent, high-quality products that meet customers' short and long-term communication needs. More details can be accessed at http://www.devconnectprogram.com.

 

About Infoblox

Infoblox is the leading developer of network identity appliances that provide a scalable, secure way for enterprises to manage the critical network identity protocols - including DNS, DHCP, RADIUS and LDAP - that link business applications to the network infrastructure. Infoblox products increase network control while lowering TCO by delivering services that are more secure and scalable, easier to manage, and more reliable than "build-your-own" server-software solutions. The Infoblox distributed appliance approach also provides a secure, integrated platform for centralizing the management of identity data and services across the network. With sales and marketing presence in more than 30 countries, Infoblox has over 400 customers from a wide range of industries, many of them Fortune 500 companies. For more information, call Infoblox at +1.408.716.4300, email info@infoblox.com or visit www.infoblox.com.

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