AVST Achieves Mitel Compatible Certification

Extends IP Interoperability Leadership

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., October 29, 2013 Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST), a leading provider of best-of-breed Unified Communications (UC) software, today announced that its CX-E platform has achieved Mitel-Compatible Test (MCT) certification. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, CX-E has earned Mitel's highest offered level of integration certification. The certification assures CX-E 8.5's mobile, voice and business process applications are designed to work seamlessly with the latest version of Mitel's MiVoice Business unified communications platforms. The certification covers IP-based interface protocols.

"This certification brings together AVST's and Mitel's support organizations, enabling us to work cohesively together to meet the needs of our common customers," said Tom Minifie, Chief Technology Officer for AVST. "Additionally, achieving Mitel-Compatible Test certification further solidifies our leadership position as the industry's most interoperable UC solution. AVST continues to focus on telephony interoperability we currently offer more than 400 TDM and IP integrations with more in the works."

The extensive interoperability of CX-E is ideally suited to economically add productivity-enhancing UC applications to a rapidly evolving IT landscape telephony, email and corporate databases on-premise, in a private, public cloud, or hybrid configuration. CX-E delivers best-of-breed UC applications including unified messaging; speech recognition; personal assistant; context-aware availability; mobile client; automated attendant; call processing; voicemail; fax; notification and other business process integration capabilities.

"Building and maintaining the right technology relationships to deliver customers high-value integrated solutions is a critical component of success in the business communications marketplace," said David Lowenstein, Director of Business Development for MSA. "Mitel continues to work with best-of-breed companies like AVST to deliver complete solutions that address the business challenges of our customers."

AVST is also a member of the Mitel Solutions Alliance (MSA), which helps create awareness of Mitel-compatible products and services among the Mitel reseller and customer base.

For more information about AVST, 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.

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