Nortel CallPilot: Security and Compliance

Upgrading a Nortel CallPilot is no longer a matter of communications budgets, it’s a matter of security and compliance. With last year’s end of life for Microsoft Server 2003, the backbone of CallPilot, security updates ended. Support ended. Maintaining compliance is virtually impossible – everything from doing business with Visa (PCI) to HIPAA Privacy standards for the healthcare industry.

Where to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

AVST Vice President Denny Michael discusses the company’s busy fall tour schedule that includes a host of road stops and conferences across the country.

It’s been just a few days since we at AVST announced our new IP integration for Microsoft Lync 2013, and the buzz is on. Analysts who cover Microsoft are calling, partners are looking at the revenue opportunities, […]

8 Top Ways AVST Elevates Microsoft Lync

Tom Minifie, AVST’s Chief Technology Officer, discusses CX-E’s new IP integration for Microsoft® Lync® Enterprise Voice.

Microsoft’s increasing presence in the enterprise unified communications market has many companies now looking very closely at Lync Enterprise Voice as a PBX. Some businesses have moved  ̶  or are considering moving  ̶  to Lync as their sole PBX solution. Others are integrating Lync into […]

Making Lync Your Softphone

Looking to make the most out of you Lync implementation, while leveraging your existing PBX? Watch our webinar, "Making Lync Your Softphone."  By utilizing AVST's Intelligent Gateway, you can:

Unlock the VoIP capabilities of Lync without upgrading or replacing your existing PBX;
Route incoming calls to user's Lync client;
Allow outbound calls from Lync to the PSTN;
Offer intelligent call routing based on your […]

Stick with UCConnect

Here at AVST we like applications that STICK! What is a “sticky” application? It’s an application that will “stick” around and adhere to an enterprise’s infrastructure far into the future.

Imagine being able to design your very own custom application package to fit the specific needs of your organization. With UCConnect, an open development framework that runs on top of CallXpress […]