28 Mar 2018

Avaya Cloud Drives Unified Communications and Collaboration Worldwide for Global Automotive Interiors Supplier

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors implements an Avaya global cloud and managed service solution covering 110 locations

Santa Clara, Calif. – March 28, 2018 – Avaya Holdings Inc. (NYSE:AVYA) today announced that Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) has connected its global locations and workforce with an Avaya Cloud network. The company, which manufactures interiors for the world’s most recognized automotive brands, is enabling thousands of employees in 110 locations with Avaya unified communications and collaboration solutions delivered via the Cloud. Avaya is also providing managed services for YFAI’s entire communications operation.

Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a giant in its industry. The newly-formed company needed a global communications and collaboration platform that would provide the advanced capabilities to easily connect employees in any location around the world. At the same time, however, YFAI recognized that the requirements for managing such a network would detract from its focus on its core business.

The answer was to leverage Avaya’s expertise to deliver and manage global private cloud network based on Avaya Aura® unified communications. Using a standard cloud solution across the 20 countries where YFAI has facilities enables the speed and agility the company needs for employees to collaborate more effectively and efficiently. As an OPEX solution, YFAI avoids extensive upfront capital costs and instead has a predictable monthly cost structure.

“We felt that Avaya was the only company that could support our global operations with a cloud-based solution with the quality, security and resiliency we need for our workforce to collaborate anywhere in the world. As our company grows, we believe that the Avaya Unified Communications platform will support us into the future.”
Kay Matthiesen, director, Global Infrastructure, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

 

About Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng, one of the largest automotive suppliers in China and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.

About Avaya
Avaya is a global leader in digital communications software, services and devices for businesses of all sizes. Our open, intelligent and customizable solutions for contact centers and unified communications offer the flexibility of Cloud, on-premises and hybrid deployments. Avaya shapes intelligent connections and creates seamless communication experiences for our customers, and their customers. Our professional planning, support and management services teams help optimize solutions, for highly reliable and efficient deployments. Avaya Holdings Corp. is traded on the NYSE under the ticker AVYA. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com

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Source: Avaya Newsroom

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