Aura Alliance Client for IBM® Notes® and IBM® Sametime® Solution Now Rated “Avaya Compliant”

27 Jan 2014
  • Aura Alliance Client application is compatible with key Avaya collaboration and Unified Communications (UC) solutions
  • Helps businesses reduce both capital and operating expenses and increase revenues and customer satisfaction by communicating more effectively
London, UK — Aura Alliance (AA), a leading service provider and alliance of Avaya channel partners, today announced that its Aura Alliance Client for IBM® Notes® and IBM® Sametime® is compliant with key Collaboration and Unified Communications solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communication software and services.
The Aura Alliance Client helps businesses communicate more effectively and address key business challenges, increase revenues and customer satisfaction while simultaneously reducing both capital and operating expenditures.  Aura Alliance Client is a UC software application that seamlessly integrates with IBM® Notes® and IBM® Sametime® which offers a fast pay-back due to a cost-effective licensing model and a quick roll-out.
The client delivers a rich UC experience to large organizations, providing enterprise telephony capabilities, presence synchronization with Sametime® and instant audio and video conferencing in high definition (HD) without needing a media server or to connect to the legacy company/service provider's MCU server.  The application is now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Aura® Communications Manager 6.3 and Avaya Agile Communications Environment™ 6.2.1.
Aura Alliance 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, Aura Alliance 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.  
Quotes:
"We are delighted to be an Avaya DevConnect Technology Partner. This relationship will allow Aura Alliance to continue to deliver innovative solutions and deliver on performance.  Through innovations based on open, standards-based platforms we will be able to help  businesses adopt new technology easily and cost-effectively, get more out of their communications infrastructure and efficiently leverage their Avaya investment."
-- Tony Parish, CEO, Aura Alliance
"Technology partners like the Aura Alliance are helping Avaya provide greater options and solutions to meet our customer's communication and collaboration needs. This is a testament to Aura Alliance’s ability and their experience and we look forward to further developing our relationship."
--Eric Rossman, vice president, Developer Relations, Avaya
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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 www.avaya.com.
About Aura Alliance
With 50+ certified members and a network of over 3,200+ Avaya-accredited individuals in more than 112+ countries, the Aura Alliance is the largest Avaya-endorsed global alliance in the world. No other organisation is better equipped to plan, deploy and maintain sophisticated converged communication solutions for multi-national corporations.  Organisations deploying a complex communications solution across the globe need to know that it's going to be deployed and supported successfully.  We make deploying and supporting your Avaya technology easier and more cost effective whilst offering a brilliant customer experience.

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