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Phybridge Customer Mohawk University Enjoys Improved Service; Simplicity, Security Benefits IP Telephony Implementation

06-16-2010

Phybridge announced that its UniPhyer is compliant with key IP telephony solutions from Avaya.

 

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario - Phybridge Inc., a leading provider of IP telephony infrastructure solutions, today announced that its UniPhyer is compliant with key IP telephony solutions from Avaya, a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services.

 

The UniPhyer enables businesses to deploy IP telephony easily with no network or business disruptions. The application is proven and validated by Avaya Labs to interoperate with the award-winning Avaya Communications Server 1000 and the Avaya Business Communications Manager 50 (BCM 50), designed for the SMB market.

 

"The game-changing UniPhyer is the only product in the market that provides power over Ethernet over a single cable. This allows businesses to save money, eliminate risks and provide unparalleled flexibility while they ready themselves to reap the benefits of IP telephony. IP telephony is the future for business communications, there’s no question. We are excited to be a catalyst to the adoption while eliminating local area network barriers," says Steven Fair, EVP Phybridge.  

 

One of the companies benefiting from the interoperability of Phybridge and Avaya solutions is Mohawk College, a business that specializes in higher education.

 

"I initially deployed Nortel IP phones on the data network with many service issues. Discovered the Phybridge UniPhyer and the installation was slick, quick and professional," said Shaunna Kaminsky, Telecommunications Analyst, Mohawk College. "There have been no service complaints and I continue to be impressed with the ease of additional Nortel IP phone installations. An exciting and effective solution moving towards a VoIP environment."

 

Phybridge 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. 

 

As a Gold member of the program, Phybridge is eligible to submit products for compatibility testing by the Avaya Solution Interoperability and Test Lab.  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.  

 

"Development partners like Phybridge Inc., are helping Avaya to bring their customers to the future of communications with much of the focus being on implementing the productivity enhancing Avaya applications ensuring a reliable converged network that handles both voice and data," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya.

 

About Avaya


Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service and competitiveness. For more information please visit www.avaya.com.  For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit www.avaya.com/devconnect.

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