Avaya Extends Partnership with NVT Phybridge to Accelerate “Plug-and-Play” Solutions

Reuse existing infrastructure to simplify the deployment of Avaya IP Unified Communications and Digital Contact Center

October 23, 2019 Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, today announced a resale agreement with NVT Phybridge to provide its long reach, single-pair UTP PoE switches for IP Modernization as part of Avaya’s unified communications portfolio.

NVT Phybridge is a global leader in long-reach PoE (Power over Ethernet), making long-distance IP connections simple, secure, and cost-effective. Its series of long-reach switches enable customers to modernize to an IP-based network, transforming existing or new infrastructure into an IP path with power. NVT Phybridge enterprise-grade switches are proven to help customers save money, eliminate risk and disruption, and create a robust and highly secure network platform; eliminating infrastructure barriers that keep customers stuck on TDM. This is especially important for large enterprises like hospitals, universities, government installations, hotels, and others looking to accelerate their digital transformation with new unified communications solutions that would have previously required them to rip and replace existing network and telephony cabling. Now organizations can transform their existing and proven voice infrastructure into an IP backbone without the disruption or the increased costs.

“Avaya is making it easier for organizations and large enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives with advanced unified communications and collaborations solutions while keeping their existing telephony and networking infrastructure,” said Hardy Meyers, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, Avaya.  “We’ve had great success with customers in leveraging NVT Phybridge to underpin our UC implementations in legacy environments. By incorporating their plug-and-play solutions into the portfolio Avaya offers directly to the market, we can provide our compelling, cost-effective UC offer to a wider range of enterprises globally.”

Avaya customer Nick Kwiatkowski, Unified Communications Manager at Michigan State University said, “The combination of the NVT Phybridge PoLRE® switch solution and our Avaya UC solutions has helped to enable an affordable, and a non-disruptive modernization path to IP. Being able to upgrade our infrastructure without disruption while experiencing the simplicity, stability, and ease of deployment has allowed us to deliver the latest Avaya technology and features to our users. We have been able to simplify network requirements to accelerate our digital transformation. Both companies made it easy for us to seamlessly upgrade our solutions in a timely manner while helping us avoid costly and disruptive infrastructure upgrades.”

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 Matter. Visit us at www.avaya.com.

About NVT Phybridge

NVT Phybridge is a global leader in long-reach Power over Ethernet solutions. We help organizations simplify and accelerate digital transformation projects without costly infrastructure requirements. NVT Phybridge Power over Ethernet switches and extenders provide PoE over any new or existing network infrastructure with up to 80% cost savings. Unlike other networking solutions that require the implementation of the latest network cabling, our products enable IP and IoT solutions up to 70% faster to deliver incredible ROI without the complexity or disruption of a major network overhaul.

NVT Phybridge is a North American-based technology company with global reach dedicated to practical innovation. We deliver innovative and affordable networking solutions that are technologically advanced and practical for the customer. Learn more: www.nvtphybridge.com

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Source: Avaya Newsroom


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