Avaya Government Solutions Launches Enhanced UC Solution

Gains JITC Certification, US DoD Unified Capabilities Approved

Updated: January 05, 2011

FAIRFAX, VA, Sep 23, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Avaya Government Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avaya, announced today the general availability of a new Unified Communications (UC) solution designed to help government and civilian agencies communicate more efficiently and cost effectively.

Available today, the Avaya Aura(TM) Application Server 5300 Release 2.0 provides a secure, next-generation, SIP-based UC solution that integrates voice, video, multimedia conferencing and collaboration with the dynamic capabilities enabled by Instant Messaging, live chat sessions and other presence-based communications. This new release meets Department of Defense (DoD) and federal government security and service assurance requirements, and complies with the DoD Unified Capabilities Requirements (UCR) 2008 specification including support for AS-SIP, IPv6 and V.150.1. The solution has been granted JITC certification and has been added to the US DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (APL) by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

The solution ensures mission critical communications for military and civilian agencies with high levels of security and resiliency, as well as helps boost productivity by creating more intuitive and integrated user experiences. It can also provide service portability enabling communications from virtually anywhere and reduces operating costs by simplifying and centralizing network management functions and delivering optimal traffic routing.

"This is the first UCR 2008 UC solution in the market today that meets the US Federal Government's strict requirements for next-generation communications," said Steve Derr, vice president, Sales and Engineering, Avaya Government Solutions. "This product launch builds on Avaya Government Solutions' ongoing commitment to driving innovation that helps make critical government communications more reliable and secure, as well as more cost effective. The software-based architecture and deployment flexibility provides a solution to satisfy most government communications needs for new installations or to complement existing infrastructures." Avaya Government Solutions is a network-centric integrator, providing the services expertise, mission-critical systems, and secure communications that empower government to ensure the security, livelihood, and well being of its citizens. Headquartered in Fairfax, Va., Avaya Government Solutions offers a one-stop shop for solutions designed to improve workforce productivity, reduce operating costs, and streamline inter-agency communications. Please visit www.Avayagov.com for more information.

About Avaya

Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, data solutions, 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.

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