January 21, 2008 10:00 ET

AVST's CallXpress® Unified Communications to Be Showcased at Lotusphere 2008 in Orlando

Industry Leader to Announce Support for Lotus® Notes® 8 and Lotus Domino® 8

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwire - January 21, 2008) - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of unified communications solutions for businesses of all sizes, will showcase its flagship platform, CallXpress, at IBM Lotusphere 2008 this week at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. The platform's 25 year lineage of telephony/IT interoperability will demonstrate its latest support for Lotus Notes and Domino 8 at booth #307 in the exhibit hall at Disney's Dolphin & Swan Resort.

In its fifteenth year, Lotusphere is a global technology and marketing conference attended by IBM business partners and customers. Lotusphere 2008 is the premier event for developers, administrators, IT and business professionals looking for a competitive advantage through the use of IBM hardware, software and services. This high profile event receives executive-level participation from companies around the globe.

"Companies using IBM Lotus software have been relying on CallXpress for years, due to its seamless interoperability, dependability, flexibility and tight integration into Lotus Notes and Domino," said Tom Minifie, Vice President of Product Management. "At Lotusphere 2008, we look forward to showcasing our continued commitment to the IBM Lotus customer community by introducing CallXpress support for IBM's latest releases: Lotus Notes and Domino 8."

AVST's flagship product, CallXpress, delivers advanced call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, notification, fax, and speech-enabled personal assistant capabilities that are designed for companies of all sizes. With unmatched flexibility, CallXpress is the ideal solution for customers looking to replace their aging voice mail system, transition to the world of IP, or simply seeking to increase efficiency and stay connected to their customers. CallXpress is the leading switch-independent enterprise communications solution that scales to accommodate up to 20,000 voice mail users on a single server. With more than 250 TDM and IP telephony switch integrations, companies can standardize on CallXpress as their next generation solution while protecting their legacy and future investments in PBX infrastructure.

AVST has more than 40,000 systems installed worldwide and an impressive list of customers in the education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and government industries.

About AVST

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a leading developer of communications solutions for businesses of all sizes. Through its world-class unified communications platform, CallXpress®, AVST offers the industry's most powerful suite of second generation communications solutions including voice messaging, unified messaging, fax, notification, and speech-enabled applications (including automated attendant and hands-free mobile worker access), and call processing (including embedded IVR).

The CallXpress unified communications platform is designed to facilitate the enterprise migration from legacy TDM call processing and voice mail solutions to IP-enabled unified communications by delivering the interoperability, scalability, feature depth and flexibility, and administrative capabilities that enterprise IT and Telecom teams are demanding.

Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Wash. and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices across the United States. With more than 40,000 systems installed worldwide, AVST's unified communications solutions are sold and supported internationally by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. For more information contact Denny Michael, Vice President of Marketing, at 949-699-2300 or access the company's Website at

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