The announcement builds on the Avaya Collaborative Cloud portfolio, which includes a variety of solutions that enable customers and partners to build, manage, enable and deliver Avaya solutions through cloud-based delivery models. In March, Avaya also announced Collaborative Cloud offers designed specifically to enable CSPs to provide Avaya's unified communications, contact center and video conferencing solutions to their end customers.
"We are excited to announce the availability of our new CloudView24 Communications Service that takes advantage of the Avaya Collaboration Pod as our hosted telephony centerpiece. This pre-integrated solution will allow us to deliver feature-rich, cloud-based unified communications solutions with greater ease and agility while meeting the reliability and security requirements that our government and enterprise customers expect. Our customers are demanding real-time solutions that bring data center and cloud services to the edge of the network, and Avaya is a unique partner to deliver those services."
- Doug Stone, CEO, TSE
"Adoption of new technologies in the public sector can be challenging and time consuming. The Avaya Collaboration Pod allowed us to provide cost-effective communication and collaboration solutions in a fraction of the time over other solutions. We are excited about the innovative and relevant solutions Avaya provides our Department and welcome our continuing productive relationship."
-Jeffery Funk, CIO, Department of General Services, State of California
"The Avaya Collaboration Pod will play a critical role in our delivery of hosted voice and video solutions. We were looking for a vendor that could offer us a highly reliable platform with the services business to make the solution truly turnkey. We were also impressed by the feature richness of the Collaboration Pod in allowing us to deliver a full suite of communications services to our customers."
- Jack Pleiter, CEO, Red Rock Telecommunications.
"Avaya Collaboration Pods are already proving their value to enterprises and cloud service providers who are accelerating time to service, reducing data center complexity and improving application availability. Working with EMC and VMware, this turnkey deployment model for Avaya Aura continues Avaya's strategy to provide high performance communications and collaboration applications that are easy to deploy, use and manage from data center to desktop and mobile devices."
-- Marc Randall, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Avaya Networking
"By embedding EMC's industry-leading VNX unified storage and information management products within the Avaya Collaboration Pod, Avaya is providing enterprises and service providers with a simpler, more integrated and easy-to-deploy communications solutions which will no longer require separate set up and configuration of SANs to store, manage, protect and analyze the valuable information found in collaboration sessions. We are pleased to be working with Avaya to accelerate and simplify the management of virtualized infrastructure for our joint service providers and enterprise customers."
--Anton Prenneis, Technology Evangelist, OEM Solutions, EMC Corporation
"By combining Avaya Aura core reliability with the High Availability features of VMware vSphere®, Avaya is creating a turnkey UC platform that enables enterprises and service providers to quickly and easily deploy virtualized applications to reduce cost and complexity."
--Parag Patel, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware
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