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AVST to Present at Society of Telecommunications Consultants Fall Conference

Company CEO to Highlight the “5 Megatrends Driving the Future of UC”

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., October 25, 2011 Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a best-of-breed provider of Unified Communications (UC) solutions, today announced its participation in the Society of Telecommunications Consultants (STC) Fall Conference in Orlando, Florida.  The company’s President & CEO, Hardy Myers, will deliver a presentation titled, “5 Megatrends Driving the Future of UC,” on Wednesday, October 26 from 3:50  to 4:40  p.m. PDT at the Omni Champions Gate Resort.

Interoperability, cloud, context-aware mobility, business process optimization, and the consumerization of IT are the five driving forces that will shape the future of UC, and will all be discussed in detail during Myers’ presentation.

Additionally, Myers will be giving a second presentation at the conference, focusing on the importance of mobility which is titled, “Mobility is the Key to Your UC Success.” According to Myers, “In today’s UC marketplace, mobility is the game changer.  With the rapid adoption of smart devices in the workforce, a new wave of mobile UC applications has emerged.  From the Android to the iPad® - it’s all about customer choice.” In this session, Myers will separate fact from fiction, discussing how to best leverage mobility to accelerate the deployment of UC in an organization.

“The objective for UC remains clear – to cost effectively improve productivity through enhanced communications,” noted Myers. “With over 15 million users worldwide and three decades of innovation excellence, AVST has the answers to where UC is now and where it is going in the future – and we can help ensure that your business isn’t left behind.”

Founded in 1976, the STC is a non-profit professional association of independent information and communication technology professionals, dedicated to enhancing the skills and expertise of members and delivering consulting services to clients with integrity and creativity. The STC membership includes consultants with diverse skills from all areas of information and communication technology. Please visit http://stcconsultants.org/cwt/external/wcpages/news-events/conferences.aspx for more conference details.

For more information about AVST's products, please 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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