Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions' Open Trade Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"

10 Oct 2011
LONDON - Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions, a leader in voice and electronic trading infrastructure and services for the trading communities, today announced that Open Trade is compliant with key IP Telephony solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services. Open Trade is now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with: Avaya Aura® Communication Manager 6.0.1 and Avaya Aura® Session Manager 6.1.
Open Trade provides a sophisticated trading assistant service for individual users by seamlessly integrating voice, video, email, instant messaging and web-based applications. Users can concentrate on successful business activities, whilst enjoying the simplicity and ease of communication that the integrated solution offers. Boasting native internet protocol (IP) software-based architecture and session initiation protocol (SIP) standard interfaces, Open Trade has the flexibility to adapt to varying organisational configurations and aligns with customers' IT architecture layout.
Trading Solutions is a Gold member of the Avaya DevConnect programme which promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organisations have expertise in a broad range of technologies. These include IP telephony, contact centres and mobility applications – helping companies extend the value of multivendor networks and transform voice into an intelligent business application that delivers true value to the bottom line.
Through successful compliance testing, Trading Solutions and Avaya can now provide customers assurance of successful product interoperability when deploying Open Trade. In continuing to pursue improvements in product integration, the company offers a more cost effective solution to customers. 
"In today's business environment firms are looking to deploy equipment efficiently, saving costs and reducing time to market," said Lionel Grosclaude, chief executive officer at Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions. "Working with Avaya enables our customers to deploy and integrate Open Trade via native SIP, as there is no need for a gateway and very little testing is required. We are committed to meeting our client's needs and being compliant with the Avaya Aura® product suite helps us fulfil these requirements."
"Developer partners like Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions are helping Avaya expand the choices available to our customers," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations at Avaya. "With the trading environment rapidly evolving, our integrated solutions provide traders with a key advantage in this competitive market."
About Orange
Orange is the key brand of France Telecom (NYSE:FTE), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators.  At the end of 2009, France Telecom had sales of 44.8 billion euros (33.7 billion euros for the first nine months of 2010). At Sept. 30, 2010, the Group had a total customer base of 203 million customers in 32 countries. For more information visit: or
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the France Telecom Orange branch dedicated to B2B services is a leading global integrator of communications solutions for multinational corporations. With the world’s largest, seamless network for voice and data, Orange Business Services reaches 220 countries and territories with local support in an additional 166. Thousands of enterprise customers and 1.4 million users rely on Orange Business Services international platform for communicating and conducting business. Learn more at  
About Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions – a single source of innovation
Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions is a leading provider of convergent voice and electronic trading infrastructure and services for the trading communities. It is an international subsidiary of the Orange Group, employing over 450 people in the major financial centres across the globe including Beijing, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Sydney, Singapore, Tokyo and Zurich. The company is supported by a global partner network of distributors in 50 countries offering customers 24/7 service.
Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions has more than 45 years experience of working with the financial services trading industry. With a focus on building long-term partnerships with customers, Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions brings innovative solutions and the highest quality services to the trading community. It provides optimised solutions over its dedicated trading network to a community of more than 2,000 network member organisations, encompassing buy-side and sell side institutions and trading venues.
Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions also offers flexible trading products and services including state of the art, unified voice trading solutions with over 40,000 turrets in play featuring user's programmable interfaces, touchscreens and voice/instant messaging recording solutions. For more information please visit
About Avaya
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information please visit For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit

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