AVST Presents the Enterprise Evolution to Skype for Business and Cloud at BC Summit

LA QUINTA, Calif., November 1, 2016 – This week at the BC Summit 2016 in La Quinta, California, Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) will explore the top Unified Communications (UC) trends affecting enterprises today: the transition to Skype for Business and the adoption of UC cloud services. AVST will also demonstrate the power of CX-E – with its suite of enterprise-class UC applications that enhance Skype for Business deployments.

AVST Leadership in GovernmentAVST President & CEO Hardy Myers was selected by BCStrategies for two sessions at BC Summit. Myers will participate in a panel titled "Success Stories," held on Wednesday, November 2 at 1 p.m., which presents case study examples that explore best practices, strategies and tactics from leading UC vendors. Also on Wednesday, Myers will give a presentation titled, "Enabling the Enterprise Evolution to UC: Microsoft and Cloud," held at 4:45 p.m.

"The UC market is undergoing rapid and fundamental change at a pace we have not seen since the advent of UC in the mid '90s," said Myers. "With UC cloud adoption going mainstream, and Microsoft emerging as a dominant player, AVST is uniquely aligned to enable customer migrations to the cloud and/or Skype for Business over time."

"With more than 30 years of innovation in UC and a global following of more than 20 million users, AVST has its finger on the pulse of the most important issues affecting the market," said Jim Burton, Co-Founder of BCStrategies and Producer of BC Summit 2016. "This long-standing history – coupled with their focus on Skype for Business applications and leading UC interoperability – puts AVST in a perfect position to share their expertise with others in the industry."

Launched in 2008, BC Summit is a vehicle to help educate channel partners, consultants and enterprise customers on the rapidly evolving field of UC. Presented by BCStrategies (formerly UCStrategies), BC Summit offers attendees the opportunity to learn actionable best practices, strategies and tactics from leading vendors, UC pioneers and thought leaders. Keynotes, workshops, private focus sessions, panel and roundtable discussions, and session tracks offer attendees countless options to learn, with plenty of networking opportunities.

For more information about AVST's UC capabilities that complement Skype for Business, visit www.avst.com/skypeforbusiness.

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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