Interquartz Solution Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"

30 Apr 2012
  • Voyager hotel and Gemini business telephones are compatible with Avaya Aura® Communication Manager 6.0.1
  • Ensures business and hotel and hospitality providers, financial, government, health, corporate organizations maximize the features available to analogue products
MANCHESTER, England — Interquartz UK, a leading supplier of business and hotel and hospitality telephones, today announced that all models in its Voyager hotel and Gemini business telephone ranges are compliant with Avaya Aura® Communication Manager, a key collaboration solution from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services.
The Interquartz Voyager and Gemini handsets offer customers high quality, durability, reliability and affordability and provide seamless access to the many benefits Avaya Aura® Communication Manager offers to analogue technologies. These handsets are now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with: Avaya Aura Communication Manager.
"Avaya Aura Communication Manager is a very powerful and increasingly popular tool which Interquartz customers can now use to squeeze even greater value and productivity from their handsets," commented Charles Williams, Interquartz (UK)'s Manager. "By exploiting the analogue ports they can maximise use of features such as message waiting, redial, conferencing, call back, hot line direct extension calling and emergency transfer relay to protect business continuity. It's an excellent pairing."
Interquartz UK is a Technology Partner in the Avaya DevConnect program—an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company's investment in its network.
As a Technology Partner, Interquartz UK is eligible to submit products for compliance testing by the Avaya Solution Interoperability and Test Lab. There, a team of Avaya engineers develops a comprehensive test plan for each application to verify whether it is Avaya compatible. Doing so enables businesses to confidently add best-in-class capabilities to their network without having to replace their existing infrastructure—speeding deployment of new applications and reducing both network complexity and implementation costs.
"Technology Partners like Interquartz are helping Avaya customers extend the value of their investment in Avaya solutions," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya. "Interquartz handsets are a welcome addition to the family of DevConnect compliant solutions and help better serve organizations that are committed to analogue hardware."
About Avaya
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking 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
About Interquartz UK
With unit sales of some 350,000 annually and a return rate of just 0.01% Interquartz is one of the biggest and most respected brands in the UK analogue telephone industry. As well as high quality, feature rich analogue phones, the company's range includes IP, and door phones. These are distributed into the European, Middle Eastern and African markets.

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