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AVST Presents Trends Impacting Unified Communications at STC Conference

Company CEO Points to Cloud, Context and Mobility as Key Drivers

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., October 10, 2012Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading developer of cloud and premise-based Unified Communications (UC) software solutions, today announced its participation in the Society of Telecommunications Consultants (STC) Fall Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.  AVST President & CEO, Hardy Myers, will deliver a presentation titled, “State of UC – 2012 and beyond,” on Thursday, October 11. Myers will provide insight into IT executives’ UC initiatives now and into the future to aid attendees in their understanding of the true state of the UC market. Myers’ presentation explores:

  • Key drivers of UC investments
  • Obstacles to UC investments
  • The evolving vendor landscape
  • Market trends:  Hyper-hybrid cloud, context and mobility
  • The mobile explosion
  • Maximizing UC investments to create a more productive, available and engaged enterprise

“Last week marked our 30 year anniversary,” said Denny Michael, AVST Vice President of Marketing. “Our success over the years has been largely due to our ecosystem of consultants and resellers, which we highly value.  Educational gatherings like the STC Conference provide us with an ideal forum for networking with consultants and sharing UC customer experiences.”

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://www.stcconsultants.org/?page=Conference 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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