HP, Avaya Collaborate For UC Solutions

HP and Avaya have entered into a three-year strategic agreement, according to which, the companies are adding elements of Avaya’s Unified Communications and Contact Centre products to the HP Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) services portfolio for enterprises. This solution set is to be sold and delivered by HP.

"Organisations face constant change and the decisions they make must be flexible enough to meet future needs – such as unification of real-time communication with Web 2.0 and social media applications," said Gary M. Budzinski, Senior VP and GM, Technology Services, HP. "With HP and Avaya, clients can increase the agility of their existing communication architectures and realise the aspiration of unified communications for multivendor interoperability and ultimately save organisational costs."

"HP and Avaya have highly complementary portfolios that deliver extraordinary benefits to customers, especially when combined with HP’s consulting and IT outsourcing expertise," said Joel Hackney, Senior VP, Global Sales and Marketing, and president, Field Operations & Avaya Government Solutions, Avaya. "The HP and Avaya relationship enables customers to take out costs and transform their business via the strategic application of communications tools and services in the procurement and management model that best suits a company’s objectives."

HP and Avaya Unified Communication Solutions include:

  • HP is offering Avaya Aura Unified Communications architecture and applications, Avaya Contact Center applications and Avaya’s range of end-user client applications and endpoints as part of HP UC&C Lifecycle Services.
  • Organisations with multivendor environments can outsource the ongoing operations of their Unified Communications applications and infrastructure with the HP Managed Service offering for Avaya Aura.
  • Clients in the healthcare, life sciences and financial services industries will have access to vertical solutions designed specifically to address their unique business requirements.
  • HP Networking and Avaya have tested and certified products and solutions targeted to address the needs of enterprise, midsize and small businesses.

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Updated Date: Feb 02, 2017 22:38:00 IST