Avaya to Showcase the Business Possibilities Enabled by Intelligent Communications During VoiceCon San Francisco

    -- Sponsors a VoiceCon Wi-Fi network to help attendees stay in touch while
    away from the office, offers loaner phones for free wireless phone calls

    BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 13 /CNW/ -- Avaya Inc. (NYSE:   AV), a leading
global provider of business communications applications, systems and services,
today announced that the company will use VoiceCon San Francisco to showcase
the business possibilities enabled by unified communications and intelligent
communications solutions.
    Scheduled for August 20-23 at Moscone Convention Center, VoiceCon is a
leading conference and exhibition for enterprise voice, IP telephony and
convergence solutions.  Avaya is a Diamond sponsor of the event, while the
Avaya DeveloperConnection program for independent software developers is a
Gold sponsor.
    Avaya also is sponsoring the VoiceCon Wi-Fi network that will help
attendees stay in touch via voice and email while away from the office.  Using
Avaya Wi-Fi phones available for loan, attendees will be able to make free
outgoing calls and experience wireless LAN call quality.  Avaya will feature
its 3645 wireless phones for rugged applications, 3631 wireless phones for
office use, and Nokia E61 phones with Avaya one-X Mobile for seamless
communication across cellular and wireless LAN networks.  The underlying
VoiceCon Wi-Fi network infrastructure will be provided by Aruba Networks, a
platinum member of the Avaya DeveloperConnection program.
    Avaya executives and technology experts will participate in a variety of
VoiceCon education sessions to share how businesses can use intelligent
communications applications to transform their operations:

     (*) Executive Panel for the Contact Center 'Conference within a
       Conference.'  Monday, August 20; 1:30-2:45 p.m.  Laura DiSciullo, Avaya
       vice president, product management.

     (*) Peer to Peer:  Friend or Foe?  Tuesday, August 21, 8:00-8:45 a.m.  Tom
       Doria, Avaya director, peer to peer.

     (*) Unified Communications Introduction and Overview.  Tuesday, August 21,
       8:00-8:45 a.m.  Diane Shariff, Avaya director, unified communications

     (*) Systems Integration: Higher Stakes, Higher Risks.  Tuesday, August 21,
       1:00-2:15 p.m.  Ajay Kapoor, Avaya director, consulting and systems

     (*) Service Oriented Architecture, IP Telephony and Improving Business
       Processes.  Tuesday, August 21, 1:00-2:15 p.m.  Lawrence Byrd, Avaya
       director, communications enabled business processes solutions.

     (*) Avaya Product Briefing.  Tuesday, August 21, 2:15-2:45 p.m., Room 1 on
       the exhibit floor.  Multiple speakers.

     (*) Applications and Platforms: The New Ecosystem.  Tuesday, August 21,
       2:45-3:45 p.m.  Humphrey Chen, Avaya director, unified communications.

     (*) Avaya DeveloperConnection Program Product Briefing.  Wednesday, August
       22, 12:45-1:15 p.m.  Room 1 on the exhibit floor.  Multiple speakers.

     (*) VoiceCon Summit: Chief Technical Officer Roundtable.  Wednesday, August
       22, 1:00-2:15 p.m.  Mun Yuen Leong, Avaya chief technology officer.

     (*) Migrating Your Messaging System.  Wednesday, August 22, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
       Diane Shariff, Avaya director, unified communications solutions.

     (*) Presence: New Cornerstone of Enterprise Communications?  Thursday,
       August 23, 8:00-8:45 a.m.  Lawrence Byrd, Avaya director,
       communications enabled business processes.

     (*) VoiceCon Summit: Software-Based Architectures and Unified
       Communications.  Thursday, August 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  David Butler,
       Avaya director, emerging technologies.
    Avaya Solutions take center stage
    Avaya also will participate in the VoiceCon exhibit and use Booth 401 to
highlight a broad portfolio of solutions and services for intelligent
communications, including:
    -- Unified communications solutions that help businesses operate more
efficiently and effectively -- including applications for mobile workers and
collaborative solutions for audio, video and Web communications.
    -- Communication enabled business processes that help companies improve
their responsiveness in an "always on" world.
    -- IP telephony solutions and contact center applications designed for
companies large to small.
    -- Service and support solutions for unified communications, contact
centers and converged networks.
    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: Barbara Burgess, +1-908-953-3348, 
barbarab@avaya.com, or Matt Booher, +1-908-953-7500, mbooher@avaya.com,  both
of Avaya Inc. Web Site: http://www.avaya.com

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