· Over 100 customers and partners attended the event which showcased entire portfolio of products and solutions
· India is the largest R&D base with Pune as the innovation center globally
Avaya, a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems and services host India’s most awaited technology event Techathon 2014 today in Pune. The event witnessed more than 100 customers & partners; and was addressed by Gary E. Barnett, Avaya’s Senior Vice President & General Manager, Collaboration. This event addressed key strategy of the company and showcased entire portfolio of Avaya’s solutions and services.
Avaya’s innovation focus is on bringing to market revolutionary business transformation solutions for both medium sized businesses and larger enterprises, focused on mobile video collaboration, next-generation data networking and cutting edge collaboration and customer experience management solutions. Avaya has signed recent deals across multiple sectors including IT/ITES, financial services, BPOs, hospitality, manufacturing, Government and transportation. The companybrings organizations into the new age of connectivity, communications and collaboration with simple, intuitive solutions providing simplicity to its customers by reducing their Total Cost of Operation (TCO) and optimizing their maintenance costs.
Pune is Avaya’s largest R&D center globally, with a large pool of talented engineers, researchers and entrepreneurs with state-of- art research lab and infrastructure. Some of the key technologies that are developed out of Pune R&D center include next-generation contact center solutions, unified communication and collaboration, solutions for medium sized businesses, including Avaya’s flagship IP Office collaboration platform, and WebRTC.
Recently Avaya enabled Tata Technologies- a key local customer in Pune – to implement an enterprise collaboration solution as part of the company’s focus on its one-to-win business strategy. Avaya’s solutions helped the company to simplify and improve communication with its customers and amongst its global employees and further enhanced productivity.
“India has some of the finest talent in the R&D and services sector, and our longstanding presence in Pune is critical to Avaya’s overall innovation and growth goals. Around 30-40% of the company’s total R&D team is based in India. We are excited to host the fourth annual Techathon events across India, which is a flourishing market for Avaya. Showcasing our latest innovation is key to strengthening ties with our major customers and partners across the country, and to helping Indian businesses select innovative solutions to help them grow their business.”
Gary E. Barnett- Senior Vice President & General Manager, Collaboration