Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) announced it has signed an agreement with GreatAmerica Leasing Corp., a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, dealers and end users be more successful. Through the agreement, GreatAmerica Leasing will provide AVST resellers and its end-user customers with financing solutions for its CallXpress product line and related telephony equipment.
AVST has partnered with GreatAmerica Leasing to provide flexible financing solutions that enable businesses of all sizes to realize the business and productivity benefits of a next-generation communications platform, the companies said. AVST’s CallXpress delivers a suite of unified communications applications including advanced call processing, voice mail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech and notification.
“GreatAmerica is excited to provide financing solutions that make it easier for clients to acquire AVST’s technology,” said Marty Klees, senior vice president and general manager of the GreatAmerica Communications & Data Group. “The unified communications marketplace is accelerating, and our relationship with AVST allows their customers to take advantage of this new technology with a low monthly payment. This will help them preserve cash reserves and borrowing ability, both of which are signs of strength in today’s economy.”
AVST has introduced the new program to its reseller partners with great response. “Our technology is all about choice and flexibility,” said Denny Michael, AVST vice president of marketing. “Our new partnership allows us to extend these basic principles to financing options. Flexible financing options make our products more easily available to end users thereby enabling them to upgrade their communications infrastructure to take them into the future.”