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Raytheon JPS Communications' Solution Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"


Raytheon Company's JPS Communications announced that its ACU-2000 IP interoperability device is compliant with key IP telephony solutions from Avaya.

RALEIGH, N.C. - Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JPS Communications today announced that its ACU-2000 IP interoperability device is compliant with key internet protocol (IP) telephony solutions from Avaya Inc., a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services.

The ACU-2000 IP helps businesses enable communications between two-way radio systems and session initiation protocol (SIP) telephones, networks and devices. The application now is compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Communication Manager 4.0.1 IP telephony software and SIP Enablement Services 4.0, a flexible, multipurpose SIP routing platform. Now, customers requiring communication between land-based mobile radio services and their phone system will be able to integrate via SIP to achieve seamless interoperability.

"We strive to offer our customers the most cost-effective solution possible," said Don Scott, vice president of Business Development for JPS Communications. "Innovations, such as the ACU-2000 IP, that operate on open, standards-based platforms help business customers incorporate new technology easily and uncover new possibilities for achieving the most benefits with their existing communications infrastructure."

JPS Communications is a member of the Avaya DevConnect 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.

"By offering compliance testing to the many innovative companies like JPS Communications who are members of our DevConnect 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. For more information visit the Avaya Web site: For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit


About JPS Communications
JPS Communications, the industry leader in radio interoperability technology, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Raytheon Company that designs, manufactures and sells electronic hardware and software products that enhance the effectiveness of communications systems.


About Raytheon Company
Raytheon Company, with 2006 sales of $19.7 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 85 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.

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