Avaya Extends Lead in Worldwide Enterprise IP Telephony Revenues for Third Quarter of 2007



    
    - Avaya maintains #1 position in IP Telephony revenues, according to
    Synergy Research Group, with 28% of the market -
    

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 14 /CNW/ -- Avaya Inc. extended its lead in
worldwide enterprise Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony revenues, according to
Synergy Research Group's 3Q 2007 Enterprise Voice Market Shares Report. The
report shows that Avaya led with 28 percent of the IP Telephony market, the
largest quarterly share the company has achieved in this segment. This places
Avaya as the #1 vendor in IP Telephony for a third consecutive quarter,
marking another period of accelerating growth for the company.
    According to Synergy's latest report, Avaya's leading market share placed
it nearly 2 points ahead of its nearest competitor. Avaya also outpaced
industry revenue growth both sequentially and when compared with the year-ago
quarter. This comes at a time when the enterprise IP Telephony industry is
experiencing strong growth. The top four vendors for worldwide enterprise IP
Telephony revenues, according to Synergy, are: Avaya, Cisco, Nortel and
Alcatel-Lucent.
    "This industry is now running on all cylinders," said Jeremy Duke,
president and CEO of Synergy Research Group. "When measuring against the same
time last year, our latest figures show an increase of 23 percent in overall
industry IP revenues. Avaya grew its IP revenues by 27 percent, demonstrating
that in a highly competitive market, Avaya has been successful in bringing
leading IP telephony products to market."
    Avaya is a leader in business communications applications, software and
services. It helps organizations around the globe evolve their infrastructures
with IP Telephony, a communications technology that delivers rich
communications applications (using voice, video, data, etc.) over converged
networks.  Applications running on today's IP Telephony networks include
unified communications, customer contact solutions, and communications enabled
business processes.
    "More businesses are experiencing the benefits gained through a strong IP
Telephony foundation from Avaya," said Stuart Wells, senior vice president and
president, Avaya Global Communications Solutions. "Through open, interoperable
IP solutions, Avaya will continue to lead the evolution to next generation
unified communications and customer service applications that bring real value
to a business."
    At the core of Avaya's portfolio of converged solutions is the industry's
leading IP Telephony software - Avaya Communication Manager. This open
standards, multi-vendor software provides a communications foundation for IP-
based applications, contact center solutions, and a host of Avaya one-X(TM)
end points and mobility solutions.
    
    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(R), use Avaya solutions for IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Contact
Centers and Communications-Enabled Business Processes. Avaya Global Services
provides comprehensive service and support for companies, small to large.
    For more information visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com.




For further information:

For further information: Jonathan Varman of Avaya Inc., +1-908-953-6432,
 or jvarman@avaya.com Web Site: http://www.avaya.com

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