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AVST Arms Resellers with High Impact Sales Training

AVST’s CallXpress Success Seminar Series Provides Strategic Sales Tools and Techniques for Unified Communications Solution Providers

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., April 4, 2006 – Continuing on its tradition of education and awareness for the unified communications marketplace, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), today announced plans for a series of high-impact sales training seminars for its resellers.  The CallXpress Success Seminars are offered to qualified AVST resellers and will take place throughout the months of April and May 2006 in nine cities across the United States.

AVST, a leading provider of unified communications solutions, designed the CallXpress Success Seminar to help resellers accelerate revenue growth by making their sales teams proficient in selling its products.  Participants will learn valuable tips on how to prospect and qualify sales opportunities, improve and maintain customer satisfaction, increase the closing ratio, improve time efficiency, create more compelling product presentations, and negotiate the best deals.

“With CallXpress selling so well in the enterprise marketplace coupled with our newly expanded product offerings for small-to-medium businesses, it is an exciting time for our channel partners,” said AVST’s Vice President of Marketing, Denny Michael.  “Because of high market demand, AVST resellers have more opportunities to sell our best-of-breed unified communications solutions than ever before.  By offering this seminar, we are doing our part to help each of our reseller partners maximize their sales potential.”

CallXpress, AVST’s flagship unified communications platform, delivers voice mail, call processing, fax, advanced unified messaging and speech-enabled capabilities that are designed for companies of all sizes.  The solution allows employees to communicate and collaborate more productively and effectively because users can receive and respond to messages anywhere, anytime.  That means customers aren't left waiting, mobile workers are accessible and urgent messages are available right away. CallXpress greatly increases service levels and also provides a consistent corporate interface to the customers.

Following is the schedule for the CallXpress Success Seminars:

  • April 4 – Palo Alto, California
  • April 6 – Irvine, California
  • April 11 – Richardson, Texas
  • April 13 – Lisle, Illinois
  • April 18 – Cleveland, Ohio
  • April 20 – McLean, Virginia
  • April 25 – Teaneck, New Jersey
  • April 27 – Dedham, Massachusetts
  • May 16 – Bellevue, Washington

For more information contact an AVST sales representative at http://www.avst.com/contactus/requestinfo.asp.

About AVST

With more than 35 years of continuous innovation, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a trusted developer of software-based, enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) solutions. Our mission is to design, deliver and support communications solutions that transform the productivity of individual workers, teams and enterprises while leveraging the value of their existing and evolving IT infrastructure. Thousands of businesses worldwide rely on AVST's advanced voice, mobility, team communications and business process UC solutions to meet their mission-critical communications requirements. The world-class interoperability and flexibility of AVST's UC platform provides a future-proofed bridge to their digital future. Headquartered in Orange County, California, AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Washington, Victoria B.C., Canada, 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.

About XMedius

XMedius is a global leader in the field of enterprise communications solutions. Its suite of enterprise-grade on-premises and cloud communications solutions enable businesses to benefit from secure and unified communication as well as to exchange sensitive and confidential data that meets and exceeds industry regulatory compliance requirements. Based in Montreal (Canada) with offices in Seattle (USA) and Paris (France), the company serves businesses, enterprises and service providers through a global team of customer focused employees. Its solutions are deployed worldwide in over 17,500 locations across education, financial, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and legal services sectors. For more information about XMedius and its solutions, visit www.xmedius.com.


Media Contact:
Stephanie Olsen
Lages & Associates
(949) 453-8080

AVST and XMedius have joined forces to offer a suite of secure enterprise-grade communications solutions, built for any industry.