AVST Demonstrates Benefits of Unified Communications Solution at Lotusphere 2007

CallXpress® Featured at Industry Event that Promotes People Productivity and Collaboration

Orlando, Fla., January 22, 2007 – Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of unified communications solutions, is showcasing its flagship platform, CallXpress, at Lotusphere 2007 this week at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort in Orlando, Fla.  CallXpress is AVST’s innovative unified communications platform that features tight integrations to IBM Lotus Notes® and IBM Domino™.  AVST is located at booth #615 in the Partner Pavilion at Disney’s Dolphin and Swan Hotel.

Now in its fourteenth year, Lotusphere 2007 promotes people productivity and is the premier industry event on collaboration technologies.  The global technology and marketing conference is attended by IBM Business Partners and Lotus users.  This high profile event receives executive-level participation from companies around the globe and this year, 6,000 attendees are expected to gather for five days of hands-on sessions, keynote presentations and a vendor showcase.

“Lotus has always been about collaboration and productivity,” said Sandra Marcus, Lotusphere Manager.  “When we first started Lotusphere we were talking about people productivity. A few years ago we expanded that concept to team productivity. And now we are talking about organizational productivity."

Tailored to Lotus software applications, CallXpress delivers world-class call processing, voice messaging, unified messaging and advanced speech applications designed for companies of all sizes.  CallXpress combines voice, fax and e-mail messages in one inbox and makes them accessible via telephone, wireless device or computer.  With CallXpress, employees can communicate and collaborate more productively and effectively with access to messages anywhere, anytime.  That means customers aren't left waiting, mobile workers are accessible and urgent messages are available right away.

“Lotusphere is an important event for us,” said AVST’s Vice President of Marketing Denny Michael.  “We share a common vision for people productivity and technology collaboration.  Our strong relationship with IBM has enabled us to offer tight integrations to Lotus software applications and we look forward to sharing the advantages of unified communications to attendees this week.”

AVST has over 35,000 systems installed worldwide and an impressive list of customers, including many Fortune 1000 companies, professional sports teams, healthcare facilities, universities and government agencies.

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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