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Avaya Scopia Video as a Service Platform Powers New Offering in China


Digital China Video Cloud Powered by Avaya provides enterprises with video conferencing services on a pay-as-you-go model

Beijing, China . – 2016-- Avaya, a global leader in business communications software, systems and services, today announced the availability of video conferencing as a service (VaaS) for businesses in China. The service will be delivered to customers through Avaya distributor, Digital China, and is available on a pay-as-you-go model.

The Digital China Video Cloud Powered by Avaya enables businesses to purchase virtual video conferencing meeting rooms and soft video clients to connect to these virtual rooms, without large upfront capital costs and other purchase commitments. The pay-as-you-go business model helps enterprises use just what is needed at the time and flexibly accommodate changing business demands for better expense management and profitability. Avaya video conferencing solutions enable organizations to increase productivity while helping employees more deeply engage with colleagues and customers.

The video cloud service has been piloted through Digital China in the China market with leading customers including Wandoujia, one of China’s largest mobile app distribution platforms, Kunming Airlines, a regional airline headquartered in China’s Southwestern Kunming city, and Shenzhen Weistek, a leading manufacturer of desktop 3D printers, printing filaments and software.

The video conferencing as a service offer is based on Avaya Scopia, the company’s award-winning video conferencing system, and is available now through Digital China. Avaya’s Cloud Service Providers are certified by Avaya for their commitment to providing the reliability and efficient transmission required by video and data information.

The availability of the new cloud service demonstrates Avaya’s commitment to the China market and its alignment with the country’s “Internet +” vision. In October, Avaya announced it has established a new legal entity to drive its operations in China to enhance localization in this strategic market with enhanced support for customers and partners. The new offering also reflects Avaya’s ongoing transformation to a software and services-led company.


“As our first cloud service offer to China, this marks another milestone in Avaya’s transformation to a software and services-focused. The development of mobile Internet and cloud computing is transforming all industries, including the enterprise communications sector. With today’s announcement, we bring to our customers a cost-effective option to video conferencing which will help them enhance collaboration and improve business performance.”

Francesca Romana Auidi, Video Leader, Avaya Middle East, Africa, India and China.

“As a player in the highly competitive 3D printing market, we need to rapidly respond to the market in order to survive and to grow. Our team works from several locations including Europe, and many of our customers are from overseas. The Avaya video cloud service enables us to efficiently communicate within the team, and with our customers and partners, which will enhance our collaboration and customer satisfaction. Flexibility is another reason we chose Avaya cloud service, because we can easily scale to support our fast expansion. And we can always have access to the most up-to-date video conferencing technologies in the market.”
Chen Wenjuan, CEO of Shenzhen Weistek Co., Ltd.

“Video cloud services are getting popular in China market, especially among the small-and-medium-sized enterprises. They are becoming a major driver for the development of video conferencing market as well as unified communications market. The investment for purchasing and maintaining a video conferencing system used to seem formidable for many enterprises. Video cloud services from vendors like Avaya give enterprises another option. They can benefit from advanced HD video conferencing and other collaboration features right away without making investment in the infrastructure.”

Cui Kai, Research Manager, Telecommunications & IoT, IDC China

Tags: Avaya, China, cloud, video as a service, collaboration, unified communications, video conferencing

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