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Aura Alliance Client Now Compliant with Avaya Collaboration and UC Solutions

January 29, 2014

The Aura Alliance Client for IBM Notes and IBM Sametime have been rated as ‘Avaya Compliant’ and are now compatible with Avaya’s collaboration and unified communications (UC) solutions.

The Aura Alliance Client is said to be compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Aura Communications Manager 6.3 and Avaya Agile Communications Environment 6.2.1.

Aura Alliance, a technology partner in the Avaya DevConnect program, stated that its Aura Alliance Client for IBM Notes and IBM Sametime is a unified communications (UC) software plug-in which seamlessly integrates in IBM Lotus collaboration suite. Costing only a fraction of the price of other UC solutions, the Aura Alliance Client is capable of enabling users to communicate more effectively and with Avaya compatibility users now have option to bring down capital and operating expenses and maximize revenue and customer satisfaction.

Suitable for large enterprises, the Aura client offers enterprise telephony capabilities, presence synchronization with Sametime and instant audio and video conferencing in high definition (HD) and does not demand a media server or a connection to a MCU server.

Tony Parish, chief executive officer at Aura Alliance, said, “We are delighted to be an Avaya DevConnect Technology Partner. This relationship will allow Aura Alliance to continue to deliver innovative solutions and deliver on performance. Through innovations based on open, standards-based platforms we will be able to help businesses adopt new technology easily and cost-effectively, get more out of their communications infrastructure and efficiently leverage their Avaya investment.”

Eric Rossman, vice president of developer relations at Avaya, added, “Technology partners like the Aura Alliance are helping Avaya provide greater options and solutions to meet our customer’s communication and collaboration needs. This is a testament to Aura Alliance’s ability and their experience and we look forward to further developing our relationship.”

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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