Avatel Announces the Avaya IP Office Release 8.0 Coming Soon

Avatel is pleased to announce the general availability of the Avaya IP Office Release 8.0 on November 30, 2011. The new release is easier and more comprehensive with a simpler management interface that makes any day-to-day changes quick and straightforward. Up to 5% lower cost of ownership over 5 years than server-based installations.

The theme of this year’s Avaya Conference is “Accelerating Growth … The Power of We.”  This is an exciting time for Avatel to be an Avaya Partner.  Avaya continues to position the company as the undisputed leader in business collaboration with focus on innovation to transform customers’ infrastructures to improve their collaborative capabilities.

The previous release was focused on Nortel integration/migration, while the new release is all about technology innovation with significant enhancements. The new IP Office R8.0 enhances the solution by providing innovative new features to enhance user productivity and introduces a robust mobility solution that brings desktop functionality to mobile devices.

The new Avaya one-X® Mobile Preferred for IP Office solution extends unified communications capabilities to mobile devices, and brings the desktop experience to users on the go.  This integrated server-based solution provides rich functionality and multi-modal communication such as audible commands, instant messaging, and voice call control. The solution provides real-time business collaboration and federated presence across multiple platforms.

With the enhanced and differentiated mobility solution, you  have one-number access and call control (click-to-call, click-to-conference, etc.) with a rich user interface Integrated presence, IM, visual voicemail, audible commands, & more. Avaya has also added support for the Android platform that is available in the Mobile Worker & Power User solutions.

The Avaya IP Office Plug-in for Microsoft® Outlook enables you to embed communications you’re your desktop, providing capabilities such as click to call, visual voicemail, calendar mining, and federated presence with IP Office, Microsoft Lync, and Googletalk contacts.

Enhancements to Avaya one-X Portal for IP Office add federated presence with your IP Office, Microsoft Lync & Googletalk contacts, as well as Microsoft Exchange calendar mining,  IM to voice transfer, and 3rd party gadget integration.

The “Out of the box” integration with salesforce.com® is a simple plug-in that appears in the sidebar of every salesforce.com page, enabling you to personalize your service and have instant access to customer information.  This integration allows users to make and receive calls, place calls on hold, or complete consultative and/or blind transfers right within salesforce.com.

Combining advanced big-business functionality with the ease of use and simplified management that small businesses require. The IP Office:

  • Flexible Hybrid – Choose, IP, digital or analog phones in any mix
  • Easy to Customize – Simple management, from anywhere
  • Grow. IP Office Grows with You –  From 5 to 1000 users across 32 sites, add applications as your business needs evolve, easily Integrates to your Microsoft Outlook™ and other office applications
  • It’s All in There! – Built in 128 party conference bridge ,  Voice Messaging, auto-attendant and Unified messaging keeps you connected
  • Savings Instantly – Drastically reduce calling and audio conference costs,  eliminate or reduce travel with integrated HD Video conferencing

It’s time to take a close look at the Avaya IP Office.

Watch the demo – http://www.avaya.com/usa/demos/avaya-ip-office/

Successful companies are always looking for new ways to do more with less—keeping their business flexible, innovative and competitive without driving up operating costs and capital expenses. Avatel puts the solution at your fingertips: the Avaya IP Office communications system. Contact your Avatel representative at 866.835.2661 to learn more.

Jamie Wood, Avatel EVP

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1 Comment

  1. I have a close friend that works in an ip office in Boston MA. She told me about this and it’s really an interesting read. Thanks for putting it together!

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