emFAST Inc.

emFAST Inc.

September 24, 2009 15:59 ET

emFAST Inc. Selected for Gold-level Membership in Avaya DevConnect Program

Network of companies creates innovative, IP-enabled Unified Communications applications that extend the value of multivendor networks

BRIDGEWATER, NEW JERSEY--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2009) - emFAST Inc., publisher of the FACSys® fax messaging suite of products, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Avaya Inc., a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, for Gold-level membership in the Avaya DevConnect program.

    emFAST Inc. is the developer of the FACSys® fax messaging suite of products, a complete family of products that includes the FACSys EZ appliance and FACSys Foundation and FACSys Enterprise software packages that allow any user on the network to send and receive faxes through a desktop client, browser, e-mail interface, MFP device or a fax-enabled application. In addition to enhancing user productivity by eliminating legacy fax machines, the FACSys family of products leverages the telecommunications infrastructure for voice and fax to reduce operating costs.

    Currently, the FACSys fax messaging suite is in the process of Avaya's Interoperability/Compliance testing for compatibility with the Avaya IP Office 500 communication solution and is scheduled to be rated "Avaya Compliant" in time for the Avaya Global Sales and Americas Partner Conference 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.

    "Membership in Avaya's developer community allows us to build our business by creating and marketing Avaya-compliant solutions to an installed base of customers already used to deploying best-of-breed solutions," said Peter Valier, Director of IT at emFAST Inc.. "Building on Avaya resources and working more closely with the company to deliver compliance-tested solutions to the market, we are able to integrate fax messaging into the customers' unified communications infrastructure." 

    The Avaya DevConnect program promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organizations have expertise in a broad range of technologies – including IP telephony, contact centers and mobility applications – helping companies extend the value of multivendor networks and transform voice into an intelligent business application that delivers true value to the bottom line. Gold-level and Platinum members must meet rigorous Avaya criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales. emFAST Inc. is a Gold member of the Avaya DevConnect program.

    "Development partners like emFAST Inc. are helping Avaya dramatically expand the options available to its customers," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. "We're able to provide the tools businesses need to change the way they work and to establish a true competitive advantage in the marketplace. They are able to use unified communications applications to make critical information readily available to both employees and customers, regardless of where they are or how they choose to communicate."

    Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DevConnect program are available at
www.avaya.com/devconnect.

About Avaya
    Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service and competitiveness. For more information please visit www.avaya.com. For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit www.avaya.com/devconnect.

About emFAST Inc.
    emFAST Inc, publisher of the FACSys® fax messaging suite of products, is an industry pioneer in network fax communication. emFAST has enhanced fax messaging from a simple document transport mechanism into an indispensible business tool that fully integrates into critical areas requiring communication capabilities including unified communications, business process workflows, multi-function peripheral devices and major Enterprise Content Management and Resource Planning systems. Through the development of strategic alliances with leading technology partners such as Avaya, emFAST continues to provide a cost-effective and cost-saving fax messaging solution for the office environment. For more information please visit www.emfast.com.

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