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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.

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.

Fact Sheets

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

Complementing Avaya Fabric Connect with Senetas Encryption [PDF]

13 Nov 2015
An integrated Avaya-Senetas solution achieves high levels of protection for the extended network, and is relevant beyond simply the Data Center.

Establishing a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance Foundation [PDF]

11 Apr 2015
Avaya's Fabric Connect next-generation networking solution leverage standards-based technology to provide an inherently strong and more secure infrastructure that can provide the basis for a network that supports PCI compliance.

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 Virtual Services Platform 7024XT [PDF]

29 Aug 2014
The VSP 7024XT Switch is new variant of the Virtual Services Platform 7000 Series portfolio. This Switch provides 24 fixed ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, as per the IEEE 802.3ae standard for 10GBASE-T, and presents with RJ45 ports. This Switch, when deployed with other VSP 7000 Series devices provides very high-density, high-capacity connectivity solutions, particularly suited to high-performance Data Center Top-of-Rack deployments.

Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7024XLS [PDF]

29 Aug 2014
The VSP 7024XLS Switch is new variant of the Virtual Services Platform 7000 Series portfolio. This Switch provides 24 fixed ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, as per the IEEE 802.3ae standard, and presents with SFP+ sockets. This Switch, when deployed with other VSP 7000 Series devices provides very high-density, high-capacity connectivity solutions, particularly suited to high-performance Data Center Top-of-Rack deployments.

Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7000 [PDF]

29 Aug 2014
This is a high-performance, energy and space-efficient Ethernet Switching platform built around a next-generation chip set, delivering wire-speed 1Gbps/10Gbps connectivity for today's requirements. In addition to meeting the immediate need for cost-effective connectivity, it is also future-ready with the ability to flexibly support 40 and 100Gbps Ethernet, and storage convergence. It is built to support network-wide Fabric-based virtualized services and loss-less environments.

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.

Cloud-Optimized Storage Solutions [PDF]

22 Sep 2011
Avaya and Coraid are optimizing the new paradigm of highly scalable Storage Area Networking; future-ready and cost-effective, leveraging the advantages of proven and interoperable technology


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.

Virtual Services Platform 7000 [5:20]

14 Oct 2013
The Avaya Virtual Services Platform 7000 is an energy and space-efficient platform built around a next-generation chipset, delivering wire-speed 1/10Gbps Ethernet for today’s connectivity requirements.

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.

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 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 Next-Generation Network Fabric Technology - Fabric Connect [PDF]

15 Apr 2015
By creating one contiguous, end-to-end Fabric, Avaya is empowering businesses to achieve unprecedented levels of infrastructure productivity, service agility, and network dependability, the very essence of the fast, flexible, and more secure design aspirations.

Leveraging Stealth Networking to Facilitate Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliance [PDF]

15 Apr 2015
The effort to deliver and maintain a converged network that supports Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance can be dramatically simplified by leveraging the Avaya Fabric Connect technology to create and deliver stealthy networking services.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Software-Defined Data Center

18 Mar 2015
An evolution to a fully virtualized data center is underway—you can remove network complexity, add automation, and evolve applications. Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research, explains how your network can be a key competitive differentiator when you capitalize on the flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and capabilities that come with virtualization.

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 Software-Defined Data Center is Key to IT-as-a-Service [PDF]

20 Jan 2015
This paper, authored by Zeus Kerravala of ZK Research, discusses how the Software-Defined Data Center is Key to IT-as-a-Service; This paper concludes with some recommendations for companies looking to use this as a key point of competitive differentiation.

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.

Introducing Avaya's Distributed Top-of-Rack Technology [PDF]

15 Jun 2013
Avaya Fabric Connect, incorporating the Virtual Services Platform 7000 deployed as a "Distributed ToR", delivers revolutionary network simplicity, because it is the only network fabric offering that creates network-wide services with a single control plane independent of the physical topology.

Distribution of Globally Routable IPv6 over Avaya Fabric Connect [PDF]

12 Dec 2012
This document provides an overview of a proven solution for the distribution of globally routable IPv6 Addresses, leveraging Avaya Fabric Connect. Fabric Connect is Avaya's next-generation networking protocol; an enhanced implementation of the standardized Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) technology.

Integrating VXLAN with Avaya Fabric Connect [PDF]

24 Aug 2012
VMware's VXLAN and Avaya's SPB-based Fabric Connect complementary; and when used together they can help businesses build agile, scalable environments that enhance the total value proposition of highly virtualized next-generation infrastructures, combining fully orchestrated computing and networking.

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