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Encyclopedia > Avaya
Avaya Inc.
Type Spin-off, Public (NYSE: AV)
Founded 2000
Headquarters Basking Ridge, NJ, USA
Key people Louis D'Ambrosio, CEO
Industry Enterprise Communications
Products Business Telecommunications Equipment
Revenue $4.902 billion USD (FY2005)
Employees 20,000
Website [1] or in the UK: [2]

Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV) is an American telecommunications company which specialises in VoIP, Contact center and mobile voice and data technology. Formerly the Business Communications unit of Lucent Technologies, it was spun off on October 1, 2000. Since the spin-off, Avaya has sold its manufacuring and connectivity businesses and acquired several companies to support its current product set - Vista, VPNet. Quintus, Routescience, Nimcat Networks, Spectel and Traverse Networks. It has also expanded in Europe through the acquisition of Tenovis and in Asia through a majority interest in Tata Telecom (now Avaya Global Connect). It has approximately 20,000 employees as of 2006, 40% of whom are located outside the US.[1][2] Image File history File links Avaya_Logo. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Map of Basking Ridge ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Basking Ridge is an unincorporated area located in Central Northern New Jersey within Bernards Township in the Somerset Hills region of Somerset County, New Jersey. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... This article is about the stock exchange itself. ... Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... An overview of how VoIP works A typical analog telephone adapter for connecting an ordinary phone to a VoIP network Voice over Internet Protocol, also called VoIP, IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband is the routing of voice conversations over the Internet or through... A very large collections call center in Lakeland, FL. A call centre or call center (see spelling differences) is a centralized office used for the purpose of receiving and transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... On September 30, 1996, AT&T spun off its Systems and Technology units (AT&T Technologies, Inc. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

an Avaya DEFINITY phone console
an Avaya DEFINITY phone console

The Avaya global headquarters is located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Louis D'Ambrosio is the CEO. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2272x1704, 707 KB) An Avaya DEFINITY® telephone. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2272x1704, 707 KB) An Avaya DEFINITY® telephone. ... Map of Basking Ridge ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Basking Ridge is an unincorporated community,Charlie is the mayor. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ...


Avaya is the official Converged Communication Provider for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. It also provided the communications networks for the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2003. Qualifying countries Italian team celebrating the cup July. ... Qualifying countries The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important championship in international football competition for women. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

This Avaya IP Softphone is connected through IP to the company phone network, and exists only in software on the employee's computer
This Avaya IP Softphone is connected through IP to the company phone network, and exists only in software on the employee's computer

Contents

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x720, 82 KB) Summary Screenshot of Avaya Softphone in action Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Avaya ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (960x720, 82 KB) Summary Screenshot of Avaya Softphone in action Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Avaya ... In computing, a soft phone is software that simulates a real phone and runs on a general purpose computer, rather than a dedicated device. ... IP may mean: IP (complexity) or Interactive Polynomial-time, a particular complexity class of languages that have interactive proofs IP address (Internet Protocol address), a computer network address Ip, Sălaj, a village in Romania A variation of Yip, a Chinese surname Image processing Innings pitched, a pitchers statistic...

Western Electric roots

Western Electric 464G Telephone Set is an early predecessor to Avaya's current products
Western Electric 464G Telephone Set is an early predecessor to Avaya's current products

Since Avaya is a company spun off from Lucent Technologies, itself a spinoff of AT&T, Avaya continues to sell and support well-known telephone models for businesses that were made popular in the heyday of the Bell System, including the 2554 wall phone, and the 2500 series desk phone, both popular Western Electric models.[3] Image File history File links 302key. ... Image File history File links 302key. ... This article describes the present AT&T Inc. ... The Bell System was a trademark and service mark used by the US telecommunications company American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T) and its affiliated companies to co-brand their extensive circuit-switched telephone network and their affiliations with each other. ... Western Electric (sometimes abbreviated WE and WECo) was a US electrical engineering company, the manufacturing arm of AT&T from 1881 to 1995 . ...


Avaya telephone production at the Shreveport Works, a former Western Electric payphone plant, ceased in 2001. All of Avaya's telephones are made outside the U.S. by contract manufacturers such as Celestica Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Celestica Inc. ...


Much of Avaya's product and customer set today can be traced back to its AT&T legacy where it formed part of AT&T Network Systems.[4] This article describes the present AT&T Inc. ...


Market Standing

Whilst significantly smaller than its rivals, which include networking giants Cisco, Alcatel, Nortel and so on, Avaya has been focusing on key markets. It is the world leader in IP telephony shipments with a 21% share according to Synergy Research Group. One of its key strengths has been its Services department which maintain and manage customer installations of traditional and VoIP communications solutions. IP Telephony, also called Internet telephony, is the technology that makes it possible to have a telephone conversation over the Internet or a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) network instead of dedicated voice transmission lines. ...


Avaya has been also been a leader in innovation, and has generated nearly 1,500 patents. In particular Avaya's Australian department based in North Ryde has an impressive headcount to patents ratio, generating nearly 20% of all patents for only 70 personnel as reported on the Newsbyte news network article by David firth.[5]


References

  1. ^ Avaya Implements one of the Largest IP Contact Centers in Brazil
  2. ^ Official website
  3. ^ Avaya Expands Mobile Capabilities
  4. ^ Avaya GlobalConnect In Pact With TCCS
  5. ^ Avaya CEO realizes $4.6 mln from options exercise

External links

  • Avaya Press Room
  • Avaya website
  • Avaya UK
  • Avaya Labs Research

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Avaya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (304 words)
Avaya Inc. NYSE: AV is a telecommunications company which specialises in VoIP, Contact Center and mobile voice and data technology.
Avaya is the official Converged Communication Provider for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Since Avaya is a company spun off from Lucent Technologies, itself a spinoff of ATandT, Avaya continues to manufacture well-known telephone models for businesses that were made popular in the hey day of the Bell System.
Avaya (247 words)
Avaya is a global leader in communication systems, applications, and services that designs, builds, deploys,and manages networks for enterprises.
Avaya's customers range from small businesses and nonprofit agencies to more than 90 percent of the companies in the FORTUNE 500 and the U.S. government.
Avaya needed innovative applications to provide proactive tools and services to its operations support organizations that support voice and data networks.
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