Avaya’s DevConnect community was set up promote the development, compliance testing and co-marketing of solutions compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions.
Sonus will test its SIP-based IP business trunk interoperability with Avaya’s Communications Manager and IP Office Platforms. Testing activities will include encryption of both the audio and signaling paths.
“Sonus is working with market leaders like Avaya to pre-test that our respective business solutions can be rapidly deployed together to meet customer needs,” said Shailin Sehgal, vice president, marketing and product management at Sonus Networks. “These collaborations can help to reduce a carrier’s overall cost and time to service.”
“Development partners like Sonus Networks are helping Avaya dramatically expand the connectivity options available to its customers,” said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. “By leveraging IP business trunks, we’re able to provide the tools businesses need to change the way they work and to establish a true competitive advantage in the marketplace. They are better able to use unified communications applications to make critical information readily available to both employees and customers, regardless of where they are or how they choose to communicate.”