May 12, 2008 10:00 ET

AVST Showcases CallXpress® at the UC Summit

Leading Provider of Unified Communications to Share Strategic Insights Into the Customer Value of Migrating to Next-Generation UC Systems

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2008) - Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of Unified Communications solutions, will exhibit its innovations in unifying enterprise communications this week at the UC Summit. A product showcase including demonstrations of the company's Unified Communications solution, CallXpress, will be available at the AVST booth #105 at the FireSky Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. from May 12-14, 2008.

Presented by UC Strategies, the UC Summit represents a gathering of vendors, Value Added Resellers (VARs), system integrators, consultants and thought leaders in this Unified Communications sector. The Summit provides an opportunity for market leaders such as AVST to share their vision for the role of CallXpress in the convergence and growth of this marketplace.

"We are excited about the opportunity this market brings to our attendees at this year's UC Summit," said Jim Burton, Co-Founder, "Having organizations such as AVST presenting helps our attendees to have a better understanding of the market and what exactly enterprise customers are asking for in a Unified Communications platform."

"The UC Summit is a gathering of leading communications executives and professionals who have one goal: to educate our partners and potential partners on the value of UC and it significance for their customers. UC greatly improves business agility and enables people to communicate more efficiently," said Denny Michael, AVST's Vice President of Marketing., the sponsor of The UC Summit, is an industry resource for enterprises, vendors, system integrators, and anyone interested in the growing Unified Communications arena. "The UC Summit provides AVST an opportunity to network with peers and thought leaders in the industry and provides us a focused and targeted arena for helping resellers and the VAR community to identify the tools and training needed to be successful," noted Michael. "Helping our resellers to successfully implement a Unified Communications solution is our goal and our CallXpress solution is designed to simplify this migration with a cost-effective and flexible solution."

AVST will demonstrate CallXpress, which delivers world-class call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, fax, notification and speech-enabled personal assistant capabilities to help organizations become more productive. With AVST's feature-rich product roadmap and 25 year platform longevity, the company is well-positioned to transition those looking to invest in a reliable Unified Communications solution.

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 voice messaging, unified messaging, fax, notification, and speech-enabled applications (including automated attendant and hands-free mobile worker access), and call processing (including embedded IVR).

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 over 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

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