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AVST Launches Comprehensive Consultants Program

Business Communications Consultants Armed with Tools to Identify and Select Unified Communications Solutions for Businesses of All Sizes

Foothill Ranch, Calif., October 24, 2006Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) today announced it has launched a new initiative for business communications consultants.  The new Consultants Program offers easy access to the tools and resources required to identify and select a unified communications platform. Business communications consultants can now quickly gain the knowledge and expertise required to provide advice and counsel on the next phase of a company’s communications infrastructure.

A leading provider of unified communications solutions, AVST has already experienced a great deal of channel success due to an abundance of comprehensive, valuable and supportive marketing programs for its resellers, a robust unified communications product line, and a consultative, solutions-based approach to integrating next-generation communications infrastructures that can evolve over the lifetime of a business.  Building on that success, the company now provides access to educational resources and product information, once reserved strictly for reseller partners, to consultants who are seeking unified communications solutions for their customers.

“Consultants are often the most influential voice to businesses, government entities, educational institutions and other early adopters as they help these organizations evaluate their communications choices,” said AVST’s Vice President of Marketing, Denny Michael.  “Our Consultants Program is structured to support the need for timely, accurate and detailed information with the goal of helping participating consultants deliver the maximum value to their clients with minimal effort.”

The AVST Consultants Program gives qualified consultants access to PartnerXpress, the company’s reseller web portal, where they can educate themselves on the options and benefits of AVST’s product offerings.  Through PartnerXpress, consultants have the ability to: 

  • Discover the many distinct advantages of award-winning CallXpress® and Seneca® solutions
  • Accurately inform clients on how AVST and CallXpress can meet their requirements
  • Evaluate the proposals and implementation plans that clients receive from other qualified AVST Partners

AVST developed this Consultants Program because a significant percentage of its inquiries come from consultants who are drawn to the company’s unique approach to unified messaging.  Its CallXpress platform, which delivers world-class call processing, voice messaging, unified messaging and advanced speech applications, is an easy sell to businesses of all sizes because it increases employee productivity, effectiveness and collaboration at a minimal investment.  CallXpress offers the most complete set of migration options from early generation products that are approaching end-of-life.  This reduces the need for customers to invest in costly infrastructure replacement and user training programs.   

For more information about the Consultants Program or to register as a qualified AVST consultant, please visit http://www.avst.com/consultantportal/login.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.


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