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Avaya Cloud Technology Ensures Seamless Communication During College Basketball’s Biggest Event


Mobile Command Center powered by Avaya IP Office creates winning communication experience at the NABC annual convention in San Antonio

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA). While the “madness” unfolds on the court in San Antonio, Texas this weekend, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) will be using Mobile Command Center powered by Avaya IP Office to ensure a seamless cloud communication experience off the court while hosting the thousands of coaches, staff and volunteers attending its annual convention.

The original founders of college basketball’s national championship tournament, the NABC has a membership of nearly 5,000 men's basketball coaches throughout the ranks of the collegiate, junior college and high school levels. Held every year in conjunction with the national championship game, the NABC Convention is the nation's premier professional development and networking event for basketball coaches.

Leveraging its expertise and experience in cloud technology, Avaya is helping drive digital transformation in the world of sports and entertainment. To connect the 7,000+ coaches, staff, volunteers and vendors attending this weekend’s annual convention, Avaya’s partner Allegiant Technology set up the Mobile Command Center to deliver an easy, secure and flexible communication experience. Reducing IT overhead with true plug and play, the Avaya IP Office Platform— which the NABC also uses in its home office in Kansas City, Missouri – allows the organization to bring their “office in a box” anywhere they go.

Powered by cloud technology, the full-featured Mobile Command Center provides phones, a firewall switch and VPN for a secure, flexible and easy set-up, enabling the NABC to save time and create a seamless engagement experience. In the weeks leading up to and during its annual conference, the organization can quickly and easily add phone lines for coaches and volunteers. And, with features such as mobile twinning, volunteers can work on-the-go as easily and effectively as they can in the office.


“Experience is everything in the world of sports, and we’re proud to work with Avaya to deliver seamless cloud communication experiences that make collaboration easier for everyone involved.”

-- David Lee, Solutions Architect, Allegiant Technology

“Thanks to a Mobile Command Center powered by Avaya IP Office, we can communicate easily and effectively with the thousands of coaches, staff and volunteers attending our annual conference, ensuring they have the best possible overall experience.”

--Stephanie Whitcher, CFO, NABC

“A growing roster of sports franchises and organizations now rely on Avaya’s powerful cloud technology for their communication needs. We’re proud to be providing our innovative, flexible, mobile technologies to a storied college basketball organization like the NABC.”

-- David Chavez, Vice President & Chief Architect Avaya

About Allegiant Technology

Allegiant is a technology solution provider, offering data and voice networking expertise, solutions to business communications and collaboration needs, as well as professional and financial services. By allocating mission-specific resources, experienced personnel, and proven methodologies to the IT needs of their clients, Allegiant ensures an accurate, solution-centric focus for each and every client engagement. Allegiant has been an Avaya business partner delivering communications and collaboration solutions built on a foundation of Avaya products and services for decades.

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya provides a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or as a hybrid solution. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit

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Source: Avaya Newsroom

Debbie Lewandowski, 630-245-2720

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