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AVAYA REPORTS THIRD FISCAL QUARTER 2013 RESULTS

For Immediate Release:08 Aug 2013

Third Quarter 2013
  • Revenue of $1.15 billion
  • Operating Income of $14 million, Non-GAAP Operating Income(1) of $171 million
  • Adjusted EBITDA(1)of $225 million
Santa Clara, CA.-- Thursday, August 8, 2013 – Avaya Inc., a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems, software and services, today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. For the third fiscal quarter, revenue was $1.15 billion, up 2.9% compared to the prior quarter, primarily due to increases in demand in the U.S. and the U.S. federal government sectors. On a year over year basis revenue was down 8% compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Non-GAAP operating income was $171 million compared to non GAAP operating income of $113 million for the prior quarter and $159 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Third quarter adjusted EBITDA was $225 million which compares to adjusted EBITDA of $172 million for the prior quarter and $225 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2012.  Cash flow from operations was $11 million for the third quarter. Cash and cash equivalents totaled $271 million as of June 30, 2013.
“Avaya’s third quarter results reflected growth in product revenue from unified communications, contact centers, IP Office and networking. Avaya Global Services revenue also benefited from growth in cloud services,” said Kevin Kennedy, president and CEO, Avaya. “We continue to execute our transformational initiatives which include expanding into the mid-market and advancing our business model.”
Third Fiscal Quarter Highlights
• Revenue of $1.15 billion increased 2.9% compared to the prior quarter and decreased 8.0% compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2012
• Gross margin was 54.5% compared to 52.4% for the prior quarter and 49.8% for the third quarter of fiscal 2012
• Non-GAAP gross margin(1) was 56.0% compared to 53.7% for the prior quarter and 53.9% for the third quarter of fiscal 2012  
• Adjusted EBITDA was $225 million or 19.5% of revenue compared to $172 million or 15.4% of revenue for the prior quarter and $225 million or 18.0% of revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2012
• Product revenue of $560 million increased by 5.9% compared to the prior quarter and decreased by 11.7% compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2012.  
• Avaya Global Services revenue of $590 million increased 0.2% compared to the prior quarter and decreased 4.2% compared to the third quarter of fiscal  2012
• For the third fiscal quarter, percentage of revenue by geography was, U.S. with 56%, EMEA with 26%, Asia – Pacific with 9% and Americas International with 9%.
Conference Call and Webcast
Avaya will host a conference call to discuss these results at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, August 8, 2013.  To access the conference call, dial 800-882-9327 in the U.S. or Canada and 706-645-9730 for international callers and provide the operator the conference passcode number of 22323223.  To ensure you are on the call from the start, we suggest you access the call 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the call.
For those unable to participate, a replay of the conference call will be available beginning at 8:00 p.m. EDT on August 9 through September 9, by dialing 855-859-2056 within the United States and 404-537-3406 outside the United States. The replay access code is 22323223.                 
WEBCAST Information: Avaya will webcast this conference call live. To ensure that you are on the webcast, we suggest that you access our website (www.avaya.com/investors) 10-15 minutes prior to the start.  Supplementary materials accompanying the conference call are available at the same location.  Following the live webcast, a replay will be available on our archives at the same web address.
The following financial tables are presented in accordance with GAAP, unless otherwise specified: here.
About Avaya:
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services, 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.
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