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AVST to Present at TMC's Internet Telephony Conference & Expo West 2007

Company Representative to Speak about Unified Communications at the Event

Foothill Ranch, Calif., September 6, 2007 – Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) today announced its participation at TMC’s INTERNET TELEPHONY® Conference & EXPO West 2007 in Los Angeles, California.  The company’s Sales Engineer, Richard Ready, will deliver a presentation titled, “Unified Communications Overview,” on Monday, September 10 from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. PDT in Room 511 AB at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO) is the world’s largest and best-attended IP communications trade show.  It is organized by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), which publishes a number of industry publications including Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, SIP Magazine, Unified Communications, IMS Magazine and TMCnet.  The last ITEXPO drew more than 7,100 buyers and sellers of IP communications products and services.  TMC projects an attendance of 7,500 for September’s show.  

“We welcome the opportunity to present the many exciting benefits of unified communications to the ITEXPO audience, especially as they integrate with IP telephony solutions,” said AVST’s Vice President of Marketing, Denny Michael.  “As one of the world’s leading experts in the space and more than 38,000 customers worldwide, we will offer valuable advice and expertise on employing unified communications to positively affect revenues, costs and customer satisfaction.

AVST’s latest version of CallXpress® unified communications (UC), which delivers world-class call processing, voice messaging, unified messaging and advanced speech applications, is the only UC solution that gives IT managers a choice of four unified messaging (UM) architectures based on the needs of their business.  IT managers can choose between server-based, client-based, secure and simplified architectures or mix and match architectures based on individual departmental requirements.  This unprecedented flexibility makes it the ideal UC solution for businesses of all sizes.

“We are very pleased to have Mr. Ready participating in this year’s show.  AVST is widely recognized and respected as an industry leader, and I am confident that our attendees will appreciate and value the opportunity to hear its perspective on unified communications,” said TMC President and Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani. “Over the past twelve months, widespread deployment of IP communications services by global service providers, businesses and governments has reinforced this exciting technology as a viable, cost-effective communications solution.  As a result, we are seeing a significant number of senior-level executives attending INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO to learn more about the technology so they can make critical decisions affecting their own business.”

For information on AVST’s presentation or to find out how to register for ITEXPO, please visit www.itexpo.com.

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:
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