500+ Companies Switch To Avaya Fabric Networking

17 Mar 2016

More than 500 Smart digital enterprises now stake their businesses on the power and simplicity of an Avaya Fabric Network 

Santa Clara, Calif. Avaya, a global leader of business communications software, systems and services, announced that more than 500 digital enterprises and organizations around the world have deployed Avaya Fabric Networking technology. From the world’s tallest building to the busiest commuter railroad in North America, the world is increasingly switching to Avaya networking for smart commerce, industry, education and government.

Avaya Fabric Connect virtualizes the infrastructure of the enterprise by simplifying network design, deployment and management to create a single ‘network fabric’ Companies are switching to Avaya Fabric Networking because of its stunningly simple configuration and management, lightning fast time to service and failover, and rock solid reliability and resiliency.

With a lengthy task list and unconditional requirements, Avaya checks off all the boxes for customers. Just a few examples include: 

  • Saving time and money for Australia’s oldest bank and largest banking groups by updating migrating and consolidating their data center and network operations in less than six weeks.
  • The busiest commuter railroad in the U.S. moved to Avaya to run its video applications, credit card payment systems, a host of new applications and services.
  • To increase car production for one of the world’s oldest car manufacturers, Avaya delivered a fully virtualized architecture that increases stability, security and makes it easier to deploy new manufacturing services.
  • For numerous airport operations and companies including management offices, concessionaires, cargo and catering, plus retail food and consumer shops Avaya provides multi-tenant capabilities that uses the same physical infrastructure yet securely segments traffic.
  • A school system in one of the largest counties in the U.S with more than 115,000 users in 175 different locations and 300,000 BYOD devices created a Smart Campus with Avaya.

A new category of Enterprise Service Platforms, where enterprises are acting like service providers providing more secure data services and a lightning fast delivery model is emerging with Avaya at the lead.

Quotes

“On the day of the cutover, we were able to take the new network live in just two hours. The executives who were present for the deployment of our new network core were very impressed by the speed and efficiency of the installation, and the fact that the new Avaya equipment performed flawlessly right from the start.”

—Michael LaChapelle, Senior Manager – Network Computing Technology, Long Island Rail Road

“High-availability was a crucial parameter for us to take care of multiple airport operations as the network is the backbone for all airport operations. The network has certainly delivered against that goal.”

- Francis Rajan, VP- ICT, BIAL

“IP multicast is one of the reasons why we went with Avaya, because it’s so easy to implement and use. We run on one, strong, flexible network for all the digital assets we have at the Bell Centre. Regardless of the operation, the Avaya network can handle it. I don’t see any limitations.”

Pierre-Eric Belzile, Vice President, Information and Communication Technology at the Canadiens Hockey Club

“Our network has to be 99.99% reliable, yet at the same time be flexible enough to respond quickly to new data center and production-related requirements. We managed to achieve the impossible thanks to Avaya.”

Albert Knoll, Network Operations Manager, Fujitsu Technology Solutions.

“One of the biggest benefits is that the network needs very little maintenance– we just implement it and forget about it. This is a big bonus for my small team, which doesn’t have time to be constantly tinkering with the network.”

Andy Bischoff, manager, Network Services, York Region District School Board

About Avaya

Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible on-premises and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Environment enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage. Avaya’s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services. For more information please visit www.avaya.com.

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Christina Knittel

408-496-3417

crknittel@avaya.com