Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support is Fast Approaching: Minimize Your Security Risk Today

Don’t invite hackers to walk in the front door. With Microsoft’s end of Support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015, it’s time to properly assess the risk and consequences of running your voice applications on a soon to be end of supported Windows Server 2003.

After July 14, if a new security vulnerability is discovered in the code, there […]

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Unified Communications is Helping Improve Healthcare

In highly mobile 24/7 environments, healthcare professionals have a critical need to connect with each other to ensure high quality patient care. Time wasted retrieving urgent messages and attempting call backs can impact life outcomes. Patients and their families also require access to medical staff and information in order to make important life decisions.

Unified communications (UC) applications, such as call control, […]

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Windows 2003 End-of-Support Countdown: Know Your Options

We’ve recently seen a significant number of businesses rushing to upgrade their legacy infrastructure in time to deal with the Windows Server 2003 end-of-support deadline that looms on July 14, 2015.

If your voicemail or call processing solution is still running on 2003, you’re probably thinking about what to do next. With no security fixes or support available from Microsoft after […]

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Registration Underway for AVST Academy

Have you signed up for AVST Academy, a new no-cost virtual learning program tailored to fit your busy schedule? Targeted to IT administrators and technicians who are AVST customers, our first Academy webinar is coming soon:

Automated Attendant Scheduling Made Easy 

Choose one of two sessions (the same content will be presented):
Tuesday, May 12 at 10 a.m. PDT / 1 p.m. EDT
Thursday, May […]


Let’s Connect at Microsoft Ignite

We’re very excited to be at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago next week (May 4-8) and we hope to see you there!

The AVST team will be at Booth #421. Stop by to meet members of our executive team and sales management, including:

Hardy Myers, President & CEO

Tom Minifie, Chief Technology Officer

Sean Shaughnessy, VP of Sales

Don Saynor, VP of Channel and Business Development

Heather […]

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Atom Supports Digital Business

In conversations with our customers, we’re hearing how so many of these innovative leaders are creating mobile, data-driven work environments that can deliver better business outcomes. These companies embrace digital workplace strategies, but it’s often the employees who are driving the momentum: Workers adopt technologies in their personal lives and they bring these applications and devices into the workplace. The […]

Workers adopt technologies in their personal lives and they bring these applications and devices into the workplace.

‘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.