‘Tis the Season for Higher Education

Last week AVST attended Campus Technology Forum 2015 in Long Beach, Calif., and next week we’re in Atlanta for the ACUTA Annual Conference & Exhibition being held at the Hyatt Regency.

Will you be joining us? Stop by our booth (#601) at the ACUTA event for free giveaways and the latest information on unified communications (UC) solutions targeting the higher education […]

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Mission-Critical Support Around the World

Customer service excellence has no endpoint. Customers’ needs continually change as organizations grow, morph, consolidate and expand globally. Here at AVST, the assessment of our customer support delivery models is dynamic and ongoing. We are always challenging assumptions of what it means to be the best.

This week we announced a global expansion of AVST’s XpressCare® support and service offerings, including a new partnership […]


The Purchasing Process for Education and Government Continues to Get Easier

With its long history of serving government and education agencies, we’re proud to announce that, once again, AVST has been awarded a new PEPPM contract. The agreement ensures that school districts, colleges, cities, counties, state governments, libraries, other public agencies and nonprofits can streamline their purchase of AVST solutions.

PEPPM has been operated and administered by the state of Pennsylvania for […]

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Enterprise Connect Replay

The buzz is on here at Enterprise Connect 2015 in Orlando. So many people, so much networking, so many educational opportunities.

Speaking of which, today AVST hosted a standing-room only panel discussion titled “Managing and Enhancing Lync.” The roundtable featured AVST Chief Technology Officer Tom Minifie, Microsoft Lync expert Kevin Kieller, and Unimax Director of Product Management Teresa Dixon.

In case you […]

From left: AVST CTO Tom Minifie, Unimax Dir. of Prod. Mgmt. Teresa Dixon, MS Lync expert Kevin Kieller.

Catch Up with AVST at Enterprise Connect

AVST Vice President of Marketing Denny Michael shares the lineup of events for Enterprise Connect.

Are you heading to Enterprise Connect in Orlando next week? We hope to see you there! AVST will be exhibiting at booth #1029 inside the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center and has a packed lineup of educational events planned for our customers and partners.

Monday, March […]


The Case for Hybrid Cloud

AVST Vice President of Marketing Denny Michael discusses why hybrid is a final destination for many companies.

When it comes to unified communications (UC), there’s no doubt that hybrid cloud deployments are a reality today. In fact, many medium to large enterprises have already undergone hybrid cloud deployments. At one time it was thought that the hybrid cloud was merely the […]


Living with Interoperability

“Interoperability — Enterprises wish to avoid ‘closed gardens’ and vendor lock-in, while enabling intercompany B2B, business-to-partner (B2P) and business-to-consumer (B2C) federation. Additionally, many enterprises will find their needs best served by using several vendors, either because of legacy investments or to enable a best-of-breed configuration.”
Source: Gartner. Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications, Published 4 August 2014.  Analyst(s): Bern Elliot, Steve Blood

While the term Unified Communications (UC) can be defined in many ways, a key characteristic of a true UC solution is the […]

A New Way of Doing Business

Dan Ravetto, AVST Vice President of Support & Service, discusses how his team improved efficiency with TeamQ.

Collaboration and teamwork are changing the way we do business. Companies around the globe are adopting new strategies to improve efficiency and AVST’s Technical Support team, which I oversee, is an example of this ongoing workplace evolution. As extremely skilled knowledge workers, my group […]

Dan Ravetto, AVST Vice President of Support & Services

Answering the Call for Innovation and Growth

AVST Vice President of Marketing Denny Michael discusses the latest release of CX-E.

As the New Year gets underway, AVST is starting out with a roar. Today, we released the latest version of our unified communications (UC) platform, CX-E 8.6.  Simply put, it the most resilient and interoperable UC platform in the market, and there is no other solution that can […]

Denny Michael, AVST Vice President of Marketing

AVST’s Event Schedule Ramps Up for 2015

Jennifer Hernandez, AVST’s Marketing Event Planner, answers questions about the company’s busy 2015 show schedule and tells what it’s like to be the ultimate party architect.

How many AVST events are you currently working on for 2015?

JH: A whopping 18! The events range from big industry shows like Microsoft Ignite in May and the annual EDUCAUSE conference in October, to partner […]

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AVST delivers the industry's most interoperable UC platform bringing best-of-breed voice, mobile and business process solutions 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 vendor lock-in approach, unlocking the full potential of their communications infrastructure. With over 15 million users worldwide and three decades of innovation excellence, AVST is unifying communications.View More

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