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Avaya Leverages Google Cloud to Provide a Wider Range of Global Organizations with Flexible, Scalable Communications and Collaboration Solutions at Cloud Speed

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Avaya ENGAGE® Latin America 2019 – Avaya
Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) today introduced its new cloud-native,
Unified Communications-as-a-Service solution running on Google Cloud
Platform to help customers of all sizes, including small-to-medium
businesses (SMB), more fully leverage the flexibility, efficiency and
scalability of cloud.

Initially available in 24 markets globally, this new offer enables Avaya
partners to more effectively transition SMBs to cloud-based
communications. Powered by Avaya IX provides a customizable,
just-in-time cloud communications infrastructure that allows partners to
achieve significant cost-reduction with the capability to provision
services for their customers at cloud speed. Building on its strategic
integration with Google Cloud, this is the deployment platform for Powered
by Avaya IX
, providing cost benefits through this highly resilient
and scalable solution. Avaya has also adopted Kubernetes to empower
Avaya solutions with microservices and containerization, taking a true
cloud foundation design approach in their solution offerings. This
advances multiple cloud deployment options for businesses, delivering
the benefits of cloud solutions while avoiding the one-size-fits-all
limitation offered by other providers.

“Powered by Avaya IX now gives SMBs an attractive cloud
communications option with many of the capabilities, features and
benefits previously associated with larger enterprise offerings,” said
Chris McGugan, Avaya Senior Vice President, Solutions & Technology.
“This new offer is branded by our partners and accelerates the
opportunities for the global network of Avaya authorized partners to
expand the market with a robust, secure and reliable communications
platform. Partners can leverage Avaya’s popular communication offer
deployed on Google Cloud, without the need to invest in and support
their own infrastructure, providing an attractive option over competing
cloud offers.”

“Avaya has produced a strong set of cloud offerings for their
communications products,” said Ken Dulaney, Vice President & Research
Fellow, Aragon Research. “These offerings can be delivered by its global
partner network in a cloud platform meeting the needs of organizations
of all shapes and sizes. Avaya is delivering this platform as part of
its ongoing collaboration with Google Cloud and its containerization
technology meeting the pressing functionality, cost reduction and
security needs of its clients.”

Olitel is an IT systems integrator based in Brazil and a key partner for
Avaya in Latin America. “Avaya’s approach to cloud communications
deployment options and containerization helps further extend our
competitive edge in the market,” said Mario Mendez, CEO, Olitel. “By
providing just-in-time infrastructure, we minimize our costs while
allowing us to offer the benefits of a complete cloud Unified
Communications solution to our customers. The new architecture also
allows us to cost-effectively reach the smallest businesses and scale
from there, making any size organizations an opportunity for us.”

Avaya currently has approximately 3.7 million cloud seats between its
public and private offerings and continues to experience significant
growth in new cloud customers. The company is showcasing its full
portfolio of communications and collaboration solutions at the Avaya
ENGAGE Latin America event
on May 30, 2019, at the Banamex
Convention Center in Mexico City. Avaya ENGAGE Latin America is the main
event for the future of communications experience and the impact it has
on digital transformation, and includes general sessions, keynotes,
inspiring and informative speakers and content experts to drive and
improve your digital transformation journey. It is the perfect place to
connect, communicate and collaborate. To learn more about Avaya ENGAGE
Latin America visit,

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About Avaya

Businesses are built on the experiences they provide, and every day
millions of those experiences are built by Avaya (NYSE: AVYA). For over
one hundred years, we’ve enabled organizations around the globe to win –
by creating intelligent communications experiences for customers and
employees. Avaya builds open, converged and innovative solutions to
enhance and simplify communications and collaboration – in the cloud,
on-premise or a hybrid of both. To grow your business, we’re committed
to innovation, partnership, and a relentless focus on what’s next. We’re
the technology company you trust to help you deliver Experiences that
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Source: Avaya Newsroom