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Info-Tech Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN [PDF]

15 Sep 2016
Avaya has been ranked as an Innovator in Info-Tech Research Group’s 2016 Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Vendor Landscape. Avaya Networking was recognized by Info-Tech Research Group for “compelling offerings for BYOD and Internet of Things (IoT). Vendors recognized as Innovators demonstrate innovative product strengths that act as their competitive advantage in appealing to niche segments of the market.

End-To-End Network Segmentation Research [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
This research study was conducted by an independent survey research firm, and provides valuable information that assesses organizations views and readiness to implement end-to-end network segmentation.

Securing the Everywhere-Perimeter Infographic [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
This infographic provides a view into the perceptions and use of end-to-end network segmentation as a baseline security approach to the new everywhere perimeter. The information is based on research study was conducted by an independent survey research firm.

Fabric Connect Customer Experience Research Report [PDF]

09 Feb 2015
This independent market research set out to investigate the impact Avaya Fabric Connect has had on its customer base. It shows that all key performance indicators have improved, but also that many common problems typically associated with running a network have actually been almost eradicated for some customers.


Smarter Networking with Native Stealth [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
By natively embedding stealth capabilities into the fabric of their network, organizations can significantly reduce their exposure to and risk of cyberattack. Avoiding many of the conventional hooks, and obsoleting the typical tools, that hackers seek to exploit, businesses can reduce their exposure and more tightly focus their specialist security efforts.

Smarter Networking with Hyper-Segmentation [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
With hyper-segmentation, organizations can establish borders to defend against unauthorized lateral movement, reduce their attack profile, deliver highly effective breach isolation, improve the effectiveness of anomaly scanning, and greatly improve the value of specialist security appliances.

Smarter Networking with Automatic Elasticity [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
Elasticity delivers multiple benefits to the information-centric organization: service agility is enhanced, access control can be effectively enforced, any unused or redundant configuration is rolled back, leaving the network edge “clean”. Flipping the convention of access-by-default, automatic elasticity obscures even the hint of network configuration, let alone connectivity, unless and until successful authentication.

The Smart Approach To Networking For Enhanced IoT [PDF]

22 Mar 2016
Avaya has pioneered the concept of “network elasticity”, and is uniquely positioned – by virtue of differentiated technologies – to deliver solutions that make this a reality.

The Smart Approach To Networking For Enhanced Mobility [PDF]

22 Mar 2016
Avaya creates unified access solutions that seamlessly integrate wireless with traditional access and the greater network. Featuring a holistic, cohesive approach to access control, and leveraging enterprise-class authentication and authorization capabilities, these solutions deliver what matters most: a high-quality experience, independent of the access technology.

The Smart Approach To Networking For Enhanced Agility. [PDF]

09 Mar 2016
With an Avaya Fabric Connect foundation, IT can dramatically revolutionize their ability to deliver agile services. By fundamentally changing the way that the network is built and operated, businesses can shift their focus from mundane, time-consuming maintenance to value-adding initiatives; re-directing precious skills to enhance the business’s operational efficiency and competitive capability.

The Smart Approach To Networking For Enhanced Cyber Security [PDF]

04 Mar 2016
Avaya delivers businesses a smart alternative to the conventional, outdated techniques and technologies that are proving largely ineffective to digital-age threats. Solutions created using the Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture leverage, at their foundation, a next-generation network virtualisation technology that naturally compartmentalises traffic.

Top 10 Reasons Avaya Networking and Wireless LAN Should be Selected for your IP Office Deployment [PDF]

29 Oct 2015
When Avaya Networking technology is deployed with IP Office and Avaya IP handsets, manual provisioning is eliminated, making the process of design, deployment, and maintenance easier. Avaya networking solutions help you do jobs faster, with less chance of error.

Avaya Networking Solutions [PDF]

29 Jun 2015
Interactive Guide of Avaya Networking Solutions

Top 10 things you need to know about Avaya Fabric Connect [PDF]

05 Jun 2015
Avaya Fabric Connect is an industry unique solution that offers a number of characteristics that set it apart from competing offers. The Top 10 list will give you a sneak peek of the advantages Fabric Connect offers.

The Network That Adds Value [PDF]

19 Jan 2015
Avaya has created a new way of deploying and running networks, one that fundamentally transitions from traditional ‘cost center’ perception to that of ‘business enabler’, so that you can lower the cost of ownership and enhance returns.

Automating Campus Networks [PDF]

24 Mar 2014
Avaya’s Fabric Connect and Fabric Attach extensions deliver an “Automated Campus” network that is radically simplified, removing time-consuming manual intervention from the critical path of everyday service delivery. Leveraging this innovative technology, businesses can transition valuable IT resources away from error-prone network provisioning duties and end the network waiting game.

Save School Money With Lower Networking Costs [PDF]

24 Sep 2012
Learn how Avaya saves schools money by lowering their networking costs. Avaya networking products significantly outperform Cisco equipment in costs per port, energy consumption and ongoing maintenance costs.

Fact Sheets

Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 4900 [PDF]

22 Jun 2016
The Avaya ERS 4900 products are next-generation, high-performance, feature-rich Ethernet Switch platforms specifically optimized for the Wiring Closet demands of the mainstream Enterprise.

Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 4800 Series [PDF]

18 Apr 2016
The Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 4800 Series is a Stackable Chassis system providing high-performance, convergence-ready, secure and resilient Ethernet switching connectivity.

Create Outstanding User Experiences with an All Avaya Solution [PDF]

26 Jan 2016
Avaya takes an application-first approach to networking. We call it Avaya on Avaya — integrated pre-tested solutions that accelerate time to service and resolve issues proactively through enhanced performance monitoring. Avaya on Avaya delivers a superior user experience and better value for IT

Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 4000 Series [PDF]

09 Sep 2015
The Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 4000 Series is a Stackable Chassis system providing high-performance, convergence-ready, secure and resilient Ethernet switching connectivity.

Lifetime Warranty for Stackable Ethernet Switches for Campus, Data Center and SME deployments [PDF]

14 Nov 2014
Avaya includes Industry-leading warranty services on the Stackable Ethernet Routing Switches portfolio, which consists of the ERS 3500, ERS 4000, ERS 5000, VSP 4000 and VSP 7000 Series.

Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch Quick Set-Up for Avaya IP Office [PDF]

07 Mar 2013
Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch Quick Set-Up for Avaya IP Office uses an automated script that makes Avaya IP Office set-up a snap.

Avaya and IPv6

14 Dec 2012
Avaya is committed to the implementation of IPv6 in its products and has been supporting IPv6 for many years.


Avaya Fabric Connect [3:47]

05 Jan 2015
Avaya Fabric Connect is at work now in companies worldwide, simplifying networks, maximizing agility and efficiency, delivering more network value, and lowering costs. Based on advanced shortest path bridging, Avaya Fabric Connect is the next-generation, networking technology of tomorrow. Put it to work in your business, today.

Fit for Purpose Networking Solutions [4:11]

22 Oct 2013
This video highlights the various options the Avaya Ethernet switching portfolio offers to serve customers' specific needs.

Stackable Ethernet Routing Switches Portfolio [4:55]

16 Oct 2013
Avaya's Stackable Ethernet Routing Switches portfolio consists of the ERS 3500, ERS 4000, and ERS 5000 Series product lines.

White Papers

Defining and Protecting Essential Applications and Confidential Data [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
The challenge of business continuity and information security is not the complexities of individual components or even the technology as a whole, but determining precisely which applications and what data needs protection. Avaya makes it possible for the network to handle once-manual functions automatically, reducing the potential for error, and accelerating time-to-service. This empowers the network to quickly respond to changing business requirements with precision and flexibility.

Securing the Everywhere Perimeter [PDF]

07 Sep 2016
IoT, BYOD, and cloud have fragmented the traditional network perimeter. Businesses need an effective strategy to differentiate critical applications and confidential data, partition user and devices, establish policy boundaries, and reduce their exposure. Avaya delivers technologies that help secure the everywhere-perimeter. By providing a foundational layer that seamlessly manages hyper-segmentation, native stealth, and automatic elasticity across the organization. Avaya makes protecting and managing everywhere-access practical.

Divide & Conquer: Cybersecurity Through Hyper-Segmentation

06 Sep 2016
Hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, forcing organizations to find a better way to thwart attacks and protect access to enterprise networks. Avaya hyper-segmentation creates dead ends for hackers. If one segment of the network is attacked, hyper-segmentation prevents uncontrolled access everywhere. Any damage is contained to one isolated segment. And, in the age of IoT, scalability is important: you can set up any number of isolated segments quickly and easily. Learn more in this white paper sponsored by Avaya.

The New World Of Network Security [PDF]

02 Sep 2016
This whitepaper offers a roadmap for implementing smart, multilevel security capabilities to simplify access control, overcome inherent vulnerabilities in the IP protocol and enable new levels of network segmentation and isolation

The Essential Guide to Avoiding Network Outages

22 Mar 2016
At Avaya, we’ve done extensive research on network outages—why they happen, how long they typically last, and how they can be avoided. We’ve found there’s a better than 1-in-3 chance that your last network outage could have been prevented. Learn simple yet effective methods to prevent costly total outages: here are five critical best practices you can take to institute a policy of prevention.

Understanding Avaya Stackable Chassis Architecture [PDF]

07 Sep 2015
Avaya Stackable Chassis Architecture networking products are designed to remain viable and flourish in the face of rapid technological advancement.

The Business of Speed

10 Jun 2015
Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture can. A lengthy change cycle isn’t necessary every time your network needs an update. Find out how to move your IT staff from routine maintenance to innovative, business critical initiatives that enhance operational efficiency. With an Avaya Fabric Connect foundation, run your network at business speed.

Avaya Fabric Connect: Metzler's Perspective [PDF]

21 Jan 2015
Avaya Fabric Connect supports a wide range of network functionality, and it can serve as a unified backbone technology not only in the Data Center, but also in the Campus network, the metropolitan area network, and even a private Ethernet WAN. This white paper, published by the Analyst firm, Ashton, Metzler, & Associates, provides a look at the technology behind Avaya Fabric Connect, the benefits it offers and a call to action for those looking to dramatically reduce the complexity of their networks.

The Network is Critical to IP Surveillance [PDF]

29 May 2014
This paper by Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research, discusses the growth of IP video surveillance, the challenges today’s networks face in deploying the solution, the optimal network requirements needed to deploy IP video surveillance, and presents recommendations for companies looking to implement the solution.

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