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Interstar Technologies Selected for Membership in Avaya Developer


Avaya announced that Interstar Technologies (

Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV) , a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, today announced that Interstar Technologies (, a leading developer of fax capabilities for Internet protocol (IP) telephony networks, has been selected for membership in the Avaya DeveloperConnection program.


Interstar Technologies pioneered the IP fax server revolution in 1996 with its LightningFAX® enterprise fax server, followed in 2002 by XMediusFAX® - the market's first software-only, real-time T.38 fax solution that operates without traditional fax boards on a voice over IP network.


As an Innovator member of Avaya DeveloperConnection, Interstar Technologies joins more than 1,000 companies from around the globe who are creating solutions that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company's investment in its communications network.


"Interstar's pioneering XMediusFAX T.38 Fax Over IP products are all-in-one, software-only fax server solutions that leverage Avaya's media gateways and converged VoIP network solutions," said Martin Demers, president and CEO of Interstar Technologies Inc. "We are committed to collaborating closely with Avaya to deliver compliance-tested Fax Over IP solutions that will improve security and reliability for businesses, reduce their costs and deliver a true return on their investment."


Avaya created DeveloperConnection to promote new interoperable communications features and applications that businesses can integrate into their operations to achieve competitive advantage. The use of open standards allows companies to add new capabilities without having to replace their existing network infrastructure. Since the program's inception in 2001, it has promoted the development, compliance testing and co-marketing of innovative Avaya-compatible third-party products by members with expertise in IP telephony, contact centers and mobility applications.


"Our Avaya developer community has become a catalyst for rapid innovation and the creation of new multivendor applications that help enterprises around the world embed secure, reliable communications capabilities into the fabric of their business - making their people more productive, processes more intelligent and customers more satisfied," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya.


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:


About Interstar Technologies

Privately-held Interstar Technologies pioneered the fax server revolution in 1996 with its LightningFAX® server software. It then reinvented the fax server in 2002 with XMediusFAX® server, the industry's first boardless, T.38 IP fax server solution for enterprises and service providers. With thousands of systems installed in more than 40 countries, Interstar is committed to providing world-class, electronic messaging technology to enterprise markets of all sizes, financial institutions, and governments.


Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Interstar Technologies award-winning solutions for Microsoft Windows are distributed worldwide through a global network of resellers, system integrators and OEM partners. For more information, visit the Interstar Web site at

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