AVST Showcases CallXpress® at the UC Summit

Leading Provider of Unified Communications to Share Strategic Insights into the Customer Value of Migrating to Next-Generation UC Systems

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 12, 2008Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of Unified Communications solutions, will exhibit its innovations in unifying enterprise communications this week at the UC Summit.  A product showcase including demonstrations of the company’s Unified Communications solution, CallXpress, will be available at the AVST booth #105 at the FireSky Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. from May 12-14, 2008.

Presented by UC Strategies, the UC Summit represents a gathering of vendors, Value Added Resellers (VARs), system integrators, consultants and thought leaders in this Unified Communications sector.  The Summit provides an opportunity for market leaders such as AVST to share their vision for the role of CallXpress in the convergence and growth of this marketplace.

“We are excited about the opportunity this market brings to our attendees at this year’s UC Summit,” said Jim Burton, Co-Founder, UCStrategies.com.  “Having organizations such as AVST presenting helps our attendees to have a better understanding of the market and what exactly enterprise customers are asking for in a Unified Communications platform.”

"The UC Summit is a gathering of leading communications executives and professionals who have one goal: to educate our partners and potential partners on the value of UC and it significance for their customers.  UC greatly improves business agility and enables people to communicate more efficiently,” said Denny Michael, AVST’s Vice President of Marketing.

UCStrategies.com, the sponsor of The UC Summit, is an industry resource for enterprises, vendors, system integrators, and anyone interested in the growing Unified Communications arena. "The UC Summit provides AVST an opportunity to network with peers and thought leaders in the industry and provides us a focused and targeted arena for helping resellers and the VAR community to identify the tools and training needed to be successful," noted Michael. "Helping our resellers to successfully implement a Unified Communications solution is our goal and our CallXpress solution is designed to simplify this migration with a cost-effective and flexible solution."

AVST will demonstrate CallXpress, which delivers world-class call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, fax, notification and speech-enabled personal assistant capabilities to help organizations become more productive.  With AVST’s feature-rich product roadmap and 25 year platform longevity, the company is well-positioned to transition those looking to invest in a reliable Unified Communications solution.

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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