SOURCE: Avaya Inc.

Avaya Inc.

April 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Avaya to Showcase Technology Innovations at Interop Las Vegas 2011

BASKING RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) -

  • Keynote: Steve Bandrowczak of Avaya will address the paradox facing modern IT organizations on May 11, 2011 at 9:25 a.m. PT

  • Showcase: New data networking products and key technologies including Avaya VENA, Avaya Flare® Experience, Avaya Aura® and Avaya web.alive™

  • Join Avaya at Interop Las Vegas -- from May 8-12, 2011 -- at booth #1827 in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Avaya, a global leader in business communications and collaboration, today announced a significant presence at Interop Las Vegas 2011, the industry's leading business technology conference and expo, that will showcase its data networking and unified communications portfolios, including new products for the data center.

In his keynote at the show, Steve Bandrowczak, vice president and general manager of Data Solutions at Avaya, will examine the IT paradox being driven by new user demands. Bandrowczak, a veteran CIO of four global companies, will address the challenges facing modern IT organizations and share guiding principles and new technologies that will allow IT to operate in a leadership position within their organizations. The keynote will take place at 9:25 a.m. PT on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more details on Avaya's presence at Interop Las Vegas 2011, please visit

Innovation Lounge
Avaya will host its invitation-only Innovation Lounge for customers and partners, where guests will see the future of enterprise communications. Guests can contact their Avaya Client Executive or Authorized Business Partner to register.

Media and Analyst Reception
Avaya executives will host a media and analyst reception on Tuesday, May 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PT at Avaya's Innovation Lounge, located in Reef E/F of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Avaya experts will be on hand to discuss new products and provide live demonstrations. For additional details on the reception, or to RSVP, please contact Sami Asiri at

Avaya Speakers at Interop
Avaya experts will participate in various sessions during the conference, including:

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. "Will Tablets Rule the World?"
Joe Sigrist, VP & GM, Endpoints and Video Solutions, Avaya

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
9:25 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. "The New IT Paradox: Are Users Driving Anarchy or Progress?"
Steve Bandrowczak, VP & GM, Data Solutions, Avaya

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. "Making Sense of Multi-Path Ethernet Networks"
Dan DeBacker, Director, Data Solutions Architecture, Avaya

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. "Adding Communications to Your Business Apps"
Tara Mahoney, GM, Applications and Soft Clients, Avaya

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About Avaya
Avaya is a global leader in business communications and collaboration, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information, please visit

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