About AVST

Corporate Overview


With 35 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based Unified Communications (UC) solutions for businesses of all sizes.

Our mission is to develop communications solutions that transform the productivity of individuals, teams and businesses while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure.

Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST to meet their “mission-critical” communications requirements today, align their business with key trends and, with the world-class interoperability and delivery models of AVST’s UC solutions, provide a bridge to their digital future.


Meet Your Requirements Today

Nobody builds more secure, reliable, feature-rich and scalable “enterprise class” UC solutions than AVST. That’s why top hospitals, leading universities, major government agencies and multinational companies worldwide have turned to AVST to meet their requirements today, including replacing mission-critical voice applications like automated attendant, voicemail and fax, as well as extending the life of their existing call control infrastructure.


Align with Key Trends

For over three decades, AVST has remained at the forefront of our industry by developing next-generation communications solutions. Today these solutions include flexible and secure unified messaging, speech-based call processing, contextually aware personal assistant, powerful UC mobile clients and advanced notification and information-access solutions that integrate with the databases of your organization.


The Bridge to Your Digital Future

The broadest interoperability suite in the communications industry serves as the foundation of our best-of-breed UC solutions. By connecting new and existing communications technologies, AVST facilitates the migration of your enterprise to the Cloud, IP and Microsoft Lync. AVST maintains relationships with virtually all of the major premise and cloud communications technology providers to ensure that your UC solutions and your business are always “future-proofed.”


About AVST

Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's UC solutions are sold and supported worldwide by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. To learn more about AVST, our products and partners, please visit www.avst.com or you can follow us at Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

AVST was established in September 2003 from the combined businesses of Sound Advantage (established in 1997) and the AVT division (established in 1982) of Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPA). A privately owned company, AVST's three major investors are Ignition Partners (www.ignitionpartners.com), Bellevue, WA, Ignition Capital, Seattle, WA (www.igncap.com) and Second Alpha, New York, NY (www.secondalpha.com).