AVST Demonstrates CallXpress at the 2010 ACUTA Fall Seminar

More than 1,000 Educational Institutions Rely on CallXpress to Unify Communications

VIENNA, Va., October 25, 2010 – This week at the 2010 ACUTA Fall Seminar, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) will be showcasing its flagship Unified Communications (UC) platform, CallXpress® 8.  CallXpress delivers a powerful suite of UC applications, including advanced call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech, and notification, to help colleges and universities become more mobile and productive.  AVST can be located at booth #307 on the show floor at the Sheraton Premiere Hotel, Tysons Corner in Vienna, Va. from October 24-26.

At the 2010 ACUTA Fall Seminar, AVST will be on hand to educate attendees on the benefits of CallXpress and how they can leverage and extend the useful life of their existing IT infrastructure.  AVST will spotlight more than 1,000 educational institutions that have adopted CallXpress to improve staff and student communications and productivity.

“CallXpress has proven to be a great fit for educational institutions of all sizes, from small schools to large colleges and university departments,” said Denny Michael, AVST's Vice President of Marketing.“CallXpress was specifically developed to offer quick and painless conversions to next generation technology, and ACUTA is the perfect place to highlight all of the ways in which CallXpress can enrich student to faculty communications while preserving the communications infrastructure."

ACUTA, which stands for the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, is an international non-profit educational association serving colleges and universities.  Representing over 1,700 individuals at nearly 750 institutions of higher education with members ranging from small schools and community colleges to the 50 largest U.S. institutions, ACUTA's core purpose is to support higher education institutions in achieving optimal use of communications technologies.

CallXpress 8 has set a new benchmark in resiliency by combining survivability, high availability and remote disaster recovery into a single platform. AVST designed CallXpress to deliver the core communications capabilities that are essential to universities and colleges by offering unparalleled PBX integration interoperability, mobility, and scalability to meet the growing demands to centralize voice networks.

AVST is a corporate affiliate of ACUTA and has been acknowledged for its support of ACUTA's regional and national events over the last five years. For more information about AVST's products for the higher education marketplace visit the company's website at www.avst.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.


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