Avaya Expands Unified Communications Solutions for IBM Lotus Users

Avaya has announced significant additions to its suite of Unified Communications solutions at Lotusphere, IBM’s annual user conference for Lotus software . The new applications expand Avaya’s established portfolio of solutions for the Lotus platform and extend the company’s strategy to change how businesses deliver strategic communications and collaboration tools to workers wherever they are, on any network, platform or device. Avaya is a global provider of business communications applications, systems and services.

Avaya Unified Communications solutions for Lotus Sametime, Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino currently include multiple applications, such as unified messaging, speech access to Lotus Notes email messages, calendars, directories and communications functions, and multi-party, click-to conference for Lotus Sametime. The solutions announced today represent integration with the most current versions of Lotus solutions in addition to extending Avaya’s voice communications deeper into the Lotus collaborative environment.

“Avaya’s Unified Communications strategy focuses on enabling end users to access all their communications capabilities in a coordinated way, from wherever they may be located and from whatever device they may be using,” said Eileen Rudden, Avaya vice president and general manager, Unified Communications. “Lotus Notes and Lotus Sametime are among the most popular PC applications in use by businesses today. Avaya is happy to work with industry leader lBM to provide Lotus Sametime and Lotus Notes users with integrated experiences for office and mobile telephony, voice and video conferencing, and voice messaging. By incorporating these powerful communications capabilities into business applications, Avaya and IBM are helping customers achieve enhanced customer responsiveness and efficient corporate management, the benefits of Intelligent Communications.”