Juergen Gallmann Appointed Managing Director of Avaya Germany

    FRANKFURT, Germany, March 6 /CNW/ -- Avaya Inc. (NYSE:   AV), a leading
global provider of business applications, software and services, today said
Juergen Gallmann joined Avaya as managing director of Avaya Germany effective
March 2, 2007.
    Gallmann will be responsible for all Avaya operations in Germany,
including sales, marketing and services.  Gallmann will report to Charles Ill,
senior vice president Global Sales, Avaya.
    "Juergen Gallmann brings to Avaya a broad portfolio of experience in the
information technology market," said Charles Ill.  "His background in managing
significant software operations fits well with our ongoing strategy to provide
increasing value to customers through communications applications.  His
leadership will allow Avaya to further strengthen our position in the German
    Gallmann most recently was the CEO, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH and vice
president, EMEA for Microsoft.  Previously he was responsible for the Software
Group, Central Region of IBM Deutschland.
    Gallman is a member of the Board of the Munich Circle, a non-profit
association dedicated to communications research that supports the
development, testing and introduction of new telecommunications systems.
Additionally, he serves on the Presiding Committee of BITKOM, the German
Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media e.V.
and is on the Board of Trustees of the Goethe Duke Business School in
    He received his diploma in Economics from the University of Cooperative
Education and Business Management in Lorrach.
    Avaya has 4,000 staff members in Germany providing a full range of sales
and services support to companies small to large.

    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: Media Relations - Lynn Newman, +1-908-953-8692 
(office), +1-908-672-1321 (mobile), lynnnewman@avaya.com, or Investor 
Relations - Matt Booher, +1-908-953-7500 (office), mbooher@avaya.com, both of 
Avaya Web Site: http://www.avaya.com

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