Avaya Recognized as a Leader for 2nd Consecutive Year in Aragon Research GlobeTM for Unified Communications and Collaboration

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    Avaya Leadership Based on its Cloud Offerings, Completeness of
    Strategy and Performance

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) today announced it has been recognized
    as a Leader in the The
    Aragon Research Globe for Unified Communications and Collaboration, 2019
    .

    According to the report1, authored by Aragon Research lead
    analyst Jim Lundy and associate analyst Samra Anees, “Avaya has a robust
    portfolio of cloud and private cloud offerings that leverage its API
    based UCC platform. Avaya is fully committed to cloud, and its
    video-based offerings work out of the box or can be integrated into
    existing, client-facing applications. While Avaya has a large on-premise
    install base, the shift to cloud positions it well for the future.”

    Avaya IX Workplace unified communication solutions help take
    collaboration and productivity to new levels, designed to incorporate
    calling, messaging, meetings, and team collaboration all into one,
    easy-to-use platform. Reducing complexity also reduces the security
    risks and productivity drain from having multiple solutions in the
    workplace. Teams are better connected and enabled, helping them to
    become stronger customer advocates and driving improved brand loyalty.
    Avaya IX Workplace can be delivered in whatever way customers prefer—on
    premise or private, public or hybrid cloud.

    “For businesses to succeed in the future it is important for them to
    embrace digital transformation today,” said Jim Chirico, CEO, Avaya. “We
    believe that earning this distinction reflects our continued innovation
    and commitment to offer differentiated solutions that enhance customer
    experience and workforce efficiency. Avaya is investing significantly in
    its Unified Communications portfolio to provide customers the solutions
    that best meet their needs, to leverage UC, including telephony, video,
    mobility, messaging, meetings and team collaboration.”

    The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically
    depicts Aragon Research’s evaluation of a specific market and its
    component vendors. Aragon Research examined 14 major providers in a
    market that focuses on all forms of collaboration and communication
    based on its three dimensions of analysis: strategy, performance, and
    reach. “Leaders” are noted as having comprehensive strategies that align
    with industry direction and market demand, and perform effectively
    against those strategies.

    Avaya was named an innovator in the Aragon Globe for Web and Video
    Conferencing in January 20192 and awarded
    the Innovation Award
    for AI in People-Centric Collaboration for
    Avaya Conversational Intelligence in December 2018.

    1Aragon Research. “The Aragon Research Globe for Unified
    Communications and Collaboration, 2019” by Jim Lundy and Samra Anees,
    April 2019.
    2Aragon Research. “The Aragon Research Globe
    for Web and Video Conferencing, 2019” by Jim Lundy, January 2019

    Aragon Research Globe Disclaimer

    Aragon Research does not endorse vendors, or their products or
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    of fact. Aragon Research provides its research publications and the
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    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.

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    Source: Avaya Newsroom

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