AVST Unveils New Unified Communications Product Line for Small-to-Midsized Businesses

AVST CX-S Delivers Enterprise-Class Mobility and Speech Solutions on the Industry’s Most Interoperable UC Platform

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., February 1, 2012 – Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) unveils AVST CX-S (CX-S), a new product line that delivers highly interoperable enterprise-class unified communications (UC) solutions for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs). SMBs looking to maximize user and business productivity can now affordably acquire an all-in-one UC solution that includes AVST Mobile for iPhone® and Android, speech-enabled automated attendant and personal assistant, unified messaging, single number reach and voicemail - all on the industry's most interoperable UC platform. By integrating with all major IP-PBX brands, premise-based and cloud e-mail solutions, CX-S enables SMBs to unlock the full potential of their existing communications infrastructure and achieve measureable business productivity improvements with new mobile and speech-driven UC solutions from AVST.

"AVST's introduction of CX-S represents a huge paradigm shift for the company, providing the SMB market with access to enterprise-class UC features at an affordable price," noted Hardy Myers, AVST's President & CEO. "We have leveraged our extensive experience delivering best-of-breed UC solutions to enterprise customers worldwide to create CX-S, which is an easy-to-deploy and maintain UC solution designed specifically for the SMB market."

"Built from the rich heritage of AVST's CallXpress platform, CX-S is truly a unique offering with a robust UC feature set," noted Jim Burton, Founder and CEO of CT Link and Co-Founder of UCStrategies.com. "It is an affordable, comprehensive UC solution for SMBs - and it comes with the recently released AVST Mobile client for iPhone and Android as well as broad speech functionality that includes speech-enabled automated attendant and personal assistant. With CX-S, AVST has now made enterprise-class UC solutions available and affordable for small businesses."

CX-S is available in four configurations: 50 users, 100 users, 150 users and 200 users, all of which come standard with a 3-year software and hardware warranty. Reflecting AVST's focus on interoperability, CX-S ships standard with the following IP integrations: Alcatel® SIP, Avaya® IP Office SIP, Avaya Communications Manager SIP, Cisco® Unified Communication Manager SCCP, Intelligent Gateway for Microsoft® OCS/Lync® SIP, ShoreTel® ShoreGear SIP and Dialogic® Media Gateway. In addition, CX-S integrates with all of the leading premise-based and cloud e-mail solutions including Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 and Google Gmail.

Features of CX-S include:

  • AVST's UC-Mobile solution for iPhone and Android
  • Speech-enabled and DTMF automated attendant
  • Speech-enabled personal assistant
  • Unified messaging: Server-based, client-based, secure and simplified
  • Single number reach
  • Mobile number protection
  • Voicemail
  • Pre-installed CX-S software on a Dell® server
  • 3-year software and hardware warranty

To learn more about AVST CX-S please view our video tutorial at http://www.avst.com/r/cx-s.asp

CX-S is available now through AVST's established reseller channels. For more information about AVST's products, please visit the company 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.

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