SOURCE: AVST

March 17, 2008 07:00 ET

AVST Shares Insights on Unifying Enterprise Communications at VoiceCon® Orlando 2008

Company Executive to Speak About Changing Landscape of Next-Generation Messaging Systems

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - VoiceCon, Booth #635 -- Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) will exhibit its innovations in unifying enterprise communications this week at VoiceCon Orlando 2008. A product showcase as well as demonstrations of the company's flagship Unified Communications solution, CallXpress®, will take place at AVST's booth #635 on the show floor at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center from March 17-20, 2008. In addition, the company's Vice President of Product Management, Tom Minifie, will participate in a panel discussion titled, "The Future of Voice Messaging: Are PBXs Needed?" on Wednesday, March 19, from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m ET, in Osceola B of the convention center.

Now in its 18th year, VoiceCon is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise voice, IP telephony and convergence in North America. The conference, produced by CMP Media, Business Technology Group, brings decision makers together with the industry's pioneering end users, vendors and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise voice networks and the migration to IP telephony and convergence.

VoiceCon's theme for 2008 is "Unify Your Enterprise Communications." As one of the world's leading experts in the space, AVST will be on hand to further its goal of educating end users about how to unify communications, specifically in enterprise environments that require the most flexible solutions.

"Enterprises are facing major issues as their existing voice mail systems reach end of life," said AVST's Vice President of Marketing, Denny Michael. "They are learning that when migrating from a traditional to IP-PBX, the option to integrate to a Unified Communications solution brings valuable benefits that positively impact costs, revenues and customer satisfaction. VoiceCon is a perfect venue for us to educate an influential audience about one of the most flexible and highly integrated UC solutions in the market, CallXpress. With more than 40,000 deployments worldwide, and the ability to support multiple PBXs simultaneously, AVST provides a secure migration path to next-generation Unified Communications."

CallXpress delivers world-class call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, fax, notification and speech-enabled personal assistant capabilities to help organizations become more productive. Employees can manage voice, fax and e-mail messages from any location at any time -- via laptop, telephone, cell phone or the Internet. In addition, the platform is the ideal solution to replace legacy voice mail systems as well as support the latest IP-PBX integrations. CallXpress was developed to offer quick and painless conversions to next generation technology through speedy implementation, simple administration and maintenance, and telephone user interface emulations that are already familiar to users resulting in minimal training.

AVST has an extensive list of partners that sell and support its unified communications solutions throughout the world. For sales information, visit the company website at www.avst.com.

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 advanced call processing, voice messaging, unified messaging, fax, notification, and speech-enabled personal assistant (including automated attendant and hands-free mobile worker access).

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 www.avst.com.

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