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Captaris Selected for Gold membership in Avaya DevConnect Program

06-06-2008

Captaris has been selected by Avaya for Gold membership in the Avaya DevConnect program.

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Captaris, Inc., a leading provider of software

products that automate document-centric processes, today announced it has been selected by Avaya Inc., a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, for Gold membership in the Avaya DevConnect program.

 

The Avaya DevConnect program promotes development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organizations have expertise in a broad range of technologies, helping companies extend the value of multivendor networks and deliver true value to the bottom line.

 

Captaris specializes in document capture, recognition, routing, workflow and delivery. Captaris RightFax is the proven market leader in document delivery and fax software that enables companies to deliver business information from virtually any application via fax, email, print devices or over the Internet. For companies extending unified communication strategies with IP-based document delivery, RightFax for Fax over IP supports a direct connection to Voice over IP gateways or routers via the T.38 real-time Fax over IP standard. "RightFax for Fax over IP allows organizations to leverage the latest technology advancements for transmitting data with reliable and proven network-based fax management," said Paul Yantus, executive vice president of marketing and new product development for Captaris.

 

Companies using Avaya Unified Communications have experienced the benefits of moving to a VoIP infrastructure. Integrating Fax over IP further leverages IP investments and can eliminate or reduce analog and ISDN lines. "Membership in Avaya's developer community will help us deliver the compliance-tested, interoperable solutions customers need to realize cost-savings," Yantus noted. "Building on Avaya's resources, we are able to provide solutions in a manner that reduces network complexity, improves security and reliability and speeds time to deployment."

 

The Avaya DevConnect program currently includes thousands of software and hardware developer companies, integrators, service providers and customers. As a member of the DevConnect program, companies have access to a wide range of support from Avaya, including technical resources and training. Members have created a broad array of innovative solutions tested for Avaya compliance.

 

"With the involvement of companies like Captaris, our Avaya developer community has become a catalyst for rapid innovation - creating multivendor applications that help enterprises around the world unleash powerful new possibilities for operating more efficiently and effectively," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. "We help businesses embed secure, reliable Unified Communications into the very fabric of their organization so employees and customers have ready access to information regardless of where they are and how they prefer to communicate."

 

Through the DevConnect program, Avaya provides a number of tools and capabilities to member companies. One example is Application Enablement Services (AES) - a set of application programming interfaces, protocols and Web services that makes it easier for developers to create Avaya-compatible networks, devices and applications.

 

There are three levels of DevConnect membership – Registered, Gold and Platinum – each entailing progressive levels of marketing and sales involvement. Free Registered membership is available to anyone interested in designing Avaya-compatible solutions. Gold-level members and Platinum members must meet rigorous Avaya criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales. Captaris is a Gold member of the Avaya DevConnect program.

 

Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DevConnect program are available at www.avaya.com/devconnect.

 

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.

 

About Captaris
Captaris, Inc. is a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric business processes. Captaris specializes in document capture, recognition, routing, workflow and delivery. Captaris integrated solutions provide interoperability with leading line of business applications and technology platforms. Captaris products include RightFax, Captaris Workflow, Alchemy, FaxPress, DOKuStar, RecoStar, Single Click Entry and IDStar which are distributed through a global network of leading technology partners. Captaris customers include the entire Fortune 100 and the majority of Global 2000 companies. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, Captaris was founded in 1982 and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol CAPA. www.Captaris.com.

 

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