Avaya launches free iPad app
Dubai, January 31, 2012
Leading business communications company, Avaya, has launched a free application for iPad tablets which enables users to multitask while communicating, and attend two simultaneous calls.
The Avaya Flare Communicator broadens the next-generation user experience of the Avaya Flare Experience currently delivered on its desktop video device, to include the market-leading consumer tablet, a statement from the company said.
It provides mobile workers with secure, next-generation, unified communications and collaboration capabilities over both Wi-Fi and 3G networks.
The iPad application is enabled by the Avaya Aura unified communications architecture, which delivers integrated applications to a broad range of fixed and mobile devices, the statement said.
The Avaya Flare Communicator provides employees and their companies with many benefits including viewing the availability of enterprise associates from the contacts card and tap a single location to launch an instant message (IM), voice call or email.
It can manage two simultaneous voice calls using the iPad while mobile, multi-task on the tablet while communicating, and attend a voice conference call and IM.
Users can engage in secure communication and collaboration remotely using Wi-Fi hotspots or 3G connectivity, it said.
It also reduces mobile expenses by using the data channel and avoiding roaming charges while traveling across different cellular networks.
The app can downloaded freely and businesses with Avaya Aura 6.1 or later can obtain up to 50 client access licenses at no cost to connect users to the communicator during an introductory offer that will last till April 30.
Customers with Avaya Aura 6.1+ can also take advantage of a new executive user add-on promotion that enables power mobile collaborators to have consistent access to all of their real-time communications as their day-to-day needs change, the statement said.
The promotion offers 60 percent savings on the regular US list price and includes Avaya Aura, Avaya Aura Conferencing, Avaya Flare Experience on the Avaya Desktop Video Device, and Avaya Flare Communicator for iPad and services. It is available from February 6 through September 30.
For businesses that want to move quickly to provide advanced mobile collaboration capabilities on older or other vendor systems, the Avaya Mobile Collaboration Pack is a turnkey mobile solution package that includes Avaya Aura, Avaya Flare Communicator for 50 iPad users, Avaya one-X Mobile for 50 users plus implementation, training, along with one year support and upgrade subscription.
The Avaya Flare Experience and ADVD recently received the 2011 Product Innovation Award for Global Videoconferencing Endpoints from Frost and Sullivan, it said.
Nidal Abou-Ltaif, vice president, Emerging Markets, Avaya, said: “With Avaya Flare Communicator on iPad, enterprise users have a seamless mobile collaboration experience that integrates various methods of communication all at their fingertips. As the mobile workforce continues to grow, these applications ensure that the tools they use simultaneously provide the consistency and flexibility needed for workers to be truly effective.” – TradeArabia News Service