October 10, 2012 10:00 ET

AVST Presents Trends Impacting Unified Communications at STC Conference

Company CEO Points to Cloud, Context and Mobility as Key Drivers

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) -  Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading developer of cloud and premise-based Unified Communications (UC) software solutions, today announced its participation in the Society of Telecommunications Consultants (STC) Fall Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. AVST President & CEO, Hardy Myers, will deliver a presentation titled, "State of UC -- 2012 and beyond," on Thursday, October 11. Myers will provide insight into IT executives' UC initiatives now and into the future to aid attendees in their understanding of the true state of the UC market. Myers' presentation explores:

  • Key drivers of UC investments
  • Obstacles to UC investments
  • The evolving vendor landscape
  • Market trends: Hyper-hybrid cloud, context and mobility
  • The mobile explosion
  • Maximizing UC investments to create a more productive, available and engaged enterprise

"Last week marked our 30 year anniversary," said Denny Michael, AVST Vice President of Marketing. "Our success over the years has been largely due to our ecosystem of consultants and resellers, which we highly value. Educational gatherings like the STC Conference provide us with an ideal forum for networking with consultants and sharing UC customer experiences."

Founded in 1976, the STC is a non-profit professional association of independent information and communication technology professionals, dedicated to enhancing the skills and expertise of members and delivering consulting services to clients with integrity and creativity. The STC membership includes consultants with diverse skills from all areas of information and communication technology. Please visit for more conference details.

For more information about AVST's products, please visit the company's website at

About AVST
The typical enterprise communications infrastructure is made up of a collection of technologies from multiple vendors, acquired over time and never intended to work together. To maximize user and business productivity, while leveraging existing IT investments, interoperability is a must.

AVST delivers the industry's most interoperable Unified Communications (UC) platform that brings best-of-breed voice, mobility and business process applications to the enterprise. Unlike virtually every other UC vendor, AVST does not constrain customers with a single vendor lock-in approach. In fact, it's the very opposite. By connecting new and existing technologies, AVST frees organizations from the constraints of a closed, single-source UC solution, unlocking the full potential of their communications infrastructure.

With over 15 million users worldwide and three decades of innovation excellence, AVST is unifying communications®.

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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