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Ascom (US) Inc. Solutions Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"

05-17-2007
  • Wireless systems and applications are compatible with key Avaya IP telephony solutions; Helps businesses in numerous vertical markets benefit from converged voice and messaging for mobile employees

Ascom (US) announced that the company's wireless handsets, base stations and mobility applications are compliant with IP telephony solutions from Avaya.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Ascom (US) Inc., a leading developer of on-site wireless communications solutions, today announced that the company’s wireless handsets, base stations and mobility applications are compliant with Internet protocol (IP) telephony solutions from Avaya (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of
business communications applications, systems and services.

 

Ascom's FreeNet voice over wireless fidelity (VoWiFi) and Internet Protocol Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (IP-DECT) systems help businesses improve communication for mobile employees through wireless telephony, text messaging and personal alarms. The solutions are now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Communication Manager 4.0 IP telephony software and Avaya
SIP Enablement Services 3.1.2, a standards-based communications architecture that bridges the public switched telephone network and Internet worlds.

 

"We are pleased that our Ascom FreeNET VoWiFi i75 handsets, IP-DECT Base Stations and software have passed interoperability testing at Avaya," said Tom McKearney, vice president of marketing and business development at Ascom (US) Inc. "Avaya customers can now benefit from standards-based on-site wireless solutions that integrate seamlessly with Avaya Communication Manager. Ascom's VoWiFi solutions provide Avaya customers with cost-effective choices in technology that add the power of mobile voice and messaging throughout an enterprise."

 

Ascom is a member of the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program - an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company's investment in its network.

 

As a Gold-level member of the program, Ascom is eligible to submit products for compatibility testing by the Avaya Solution Interoperability and Test Lab in Lincroft, N.J. There, a team of Avaya engineers develops a comprehensive test plan for each application to verify whether it is Avaya compliant. Doing so ensures businesses can
confidently add best-in-class capabilities to their network without having to replace their existing infrastructure - speeding deployment of new applications and reducing both network complexity and implementation costs.

 

"By offering compliance testing to the many innovative companies like Ascom who are members of our DeveloperConnection program, Avaya promotes fully interoperable solutions that help businesses unleash powerful new possibilities," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. "They are able to use Intelligent Communications to connect employees and customers to
information from wherever they are, over whatever device they have available – getting more out of their multivendor network and delivering new value to their bottom line."

 

About Avaya
Avaya delivers Intelligent Communications solutions that help companies
transform their businesses to achieve marketplace advantage. More than 1 million businesses worldwide, including more than 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500®, use Avaya solutions for IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Contact Centers and Communications-Enabled Business Processes. Avaya Global Services provides comprehensive service and support for companies, small to large. For more information
visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com. For more information on the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program, visit www.devconnectprogram.com.

 

About Ascom (US) Inc.
Ascom is North America's market-leading provider of on-site wireless
communication solutions, bringing smart integration to existing systems, which enables greater freedom of movement, better service and increased safety in the workplace. Ascom on-site wireless solutions make existing systems work smarter through the integration of complementary, not competing, technologies. Because Ascom is not
limited to one particular technology, it can customize unique solutions to meet an organization's needs, helping to create a roadmap for the long-term goal of an all-digital, wireless facility. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Ascom (US) Inc. is a part of the Swiss Ascom Group, an international solution provider with comprehensive
technological know-how specializing in wireless solutions (high-value on-site communications solutions) and security solutions (applications for security, communication, automation, and control systems for infrastructure operators, public security institutions, and the Army). For more information, please visit www.ascomwireless.com.

 

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