January 06, 2015 10:00 ET

AVST Achieves GENBAND Interoperability Qualification

New Integration Extends UC Interoperability Leadership and Increases Investment Protection for Enterprise

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2015) - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of best-of-breed Unified Communications (UC) software, today announced that its CX-E UC platform has successfully completed IP interoperability testing with GENBAND™ CS2100. The new integration extends AVST's leadership position in providing more simultaneous call control (PBX) integrations -- premise or cloud -- than any other UC platform in the market. AVST's CX-E delivers mission-critical mobile, voice, collaboration and business process applications to Avaya®, Alcatel-Lucent™, BroadSoft®, Cisco®, GENBAND, Microsoft®, Mitel®, NEC®, ShoreTel®, Unify® and more.

"GENBAND fosters and promotes an open interoperability ecosystem using communication and web standard interfaces that enable best-in-breed partners to deliver solutions for our mutual end customers," said Richard Travis, GENBAND Senior Enterprise Product Manager.

"Achieving GENBAND qualification further solidifies our leadership and commitment to protecting our customers' existing and future telephony investments," said Tom Minifie, AVST Chief Technology Officer. "It also provides an easy upgrade path for CS2100 customers to deploy new advanced UC applications designed to increase productivity."

CX-E's interoperability is the "glue" that enables enterprises to cost-effectively centralize and consolidate their call processing across an evolving and multi-vendor telephony infrastructure.

For example, one of the largest nonprofit hospital systems in the country was looking to migrate to VoIP while centralizing its call processing. The provider turned to AVST because it was the only solution that enabled consolidation of call processing into a single system while protecting the organization's GENBAND and NEC telephony investments.

The new GENBAND integration comes on the heels of several recently announced integrations and certifications. In September, AVST announced an integration to Microsoft Lync 2013 -- and a recent BroadSoft integration is helping to accelerate enterprise adoption of hybrid cloud-based UC solutions.

CX-E with GENBAND integration is now available through AVST's established reseller channels worldwide. For more information about AVST's products, please visit

About AVST

With more than 30 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions for businesses of all sizes.

Our passion is to develop communications solutions that transform the productivity of individuals, teams and businesses while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure.

Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST to meet their "mission-critical" communications requirements today, align their business with key trends and, with the world-class interoperability of AVST's UC solutions, provide a bridge to their digital future.

Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's UC solutions are sold and supported worldwide by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. To learn more about AVST, our products and partners, please visit or you can follow us at Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

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