AVST's CallXpress® Unified Communications To Be Showcased At Lotusphere 2008 In Orlando

Industry Leader to Announce Support for Lotus® Notes® 8 and Lotus Domino® 8

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., January 21, 2008Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of unified communications solutions for businesses of all sizes, will showcase its flagship platform, CallXpress, at IBM Lotusphere 2008 this week at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.  The platform’s 25 year lineage of telephony/IT interoperability will demonstrate its latest support for Lotus Notes and Domino 8 at booth #307 in the exhibit hall at Disney’s Dolphin & Swan Resort.

In its fifteenth year, Lotusphere is a global technology and marketing conference attended by IBM business partners and customers.  Lotusphere 2008 is the premier event for developers, administrators, IT and business professionals looking for a competitive advantage through the use of IBM hardware, software and services. This high profile event receives executive-level participation from companies around the globe.

“Companies using IBM Lotus software have been relying on CallXpress for years, due to its seamless interoperability, dependability, flexibility and tight integration into Lotus Notes and Domino,” said Tom Minifie, Vice President of Product Management.  “At Lotusphere 2008, we look forward to showcasing our continued commitment to the IBM Lotus customer community by introducing CallXpress support for IBM’s latest releases: Lotus Notes and Domino 8.

AVST’s flagship product, CallXpress, delivers advanced call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, notification, fax, and speech-enabled personal assistant capabilities that are designed for companies of all sizes.  With unmatched flexibility, CallXpress is the ideal solution for customers looking to replace their aging voice mail system, transition to the world of IP, or simply seeking to increase efficiency and stay connected to their customers. CallXpress is the leading switch-independent enterprise communications solution that scales to accommodate up to 20,000 voice mail users on a single server.  With more than 250 TDM and IP telephony switch integrations, companies can standardize on CallXpress as their next generation solution while protecting their legacy and future investments in PBX infrastructure.

AVST has more than 40,000 systems installed worldwide and an impressive list of customers in the education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and government industries.

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.

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