May 17, 2010 10:00 ET

AVST Showcases CallXpress 8 at NEC Users Group Conference

Demonstrates Powerful Unified Communications Solution; Underscores Commitment to Enhancing Communications for Small to Large Enterprises

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) -  Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is demonstrating its CallXpress® 8 Unified Communications (UC) solution at the annual NEC Users Group Conference this week at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Wash. AVST is spotlighting its CallXpress platform emphasizing its powerful features and support for NEC's products.

Having recently announced a strategic technology relationship with NEC, AVST will be on hand this week to meet with NEC users to demonstrate the unique capabilities of CallXpress and its integration with NEC's product portfolio. CallXpress supports NEC telephony switches with up to 10 integrations on a single CallXpress system. In addition, NEC has integrated their MA 4000 with CallXpress to provide system administrators with a single application to manage user information across multiple communication applications.

"We have a long history of enhancing communications for small, medium and large enterprises and our recent announcement with NEC underscores our ongoing commitment to that goal," said Denny Michael, AVST Vice President of Marketing. "We have a strong relationship with NEC, and will continue to ensure that our products integrate easily with their product offerings while providing the industry's most interoperable UC solution with scalability and resiliency."

In addition to product demonstrations, AVST is participating in a breakout session during the conference to educate NEC customers as they consider a migration to UC:

  • "Ten Steps to Securing a Strong ROI on Your Legacy Voicemail Migration to Unified Communications,"  presented by Hardy Myers, AVST President & CEO, scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. 

The annual NEC Users Group Conference gives all active member companies of the NEC Users Group the opportunity to come together in an organized forum for sharing ideas and expertise with other users while making valuable professional contacts. Attendees to the annual event include NEC executives, systems integrators and end users.

CallXpress is a Unified Communications platform that transforms productivity through applications like call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech, and notification. CallXpress is known for its unique ability to integrate into an organization's existing and future infrastructure. CallXpress enables organizations of all sizes to quickly and cost-effectively migrate from legacy TDM call processing and voicemail to a next-generation IP-enabled Unified Communications (UC) solution that facilitates enterprise-wide productivity.

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About AVST

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a leading developer of Unified Communications solutions with over 15 million users relying on its products and services to maximize their productivity. With three decades of innovation excellence, AVST is solely focused on delivering communications solutions that increase individual, group and enterprise productivity. Its flagship Unified Communications platform, CallXpress®, offers best in class interoperability, scalability and resiliency while delivering advanced call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech and notification capabilities. With CallXpress, an organization can uniquely protect and extend its existing IT and telephony infrastructure investments -- now and into the future.

Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Wash. and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. 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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