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November 17, 2010 08:30 AMOn Monday, Avaya upgraded IP Office, its flagship IP-PBX for small-to-medium sized enterprises, to version 6.1, adding Linux, accommodating Nortel users, and taking a number of other steps to simplify IP Office deployment and multi-site management.
January 22, 2010 02:52 PMFocusing primarily on open standards and SIP, Avaya is wasting no time integrating its recently acquired Nortel Enterprise Solutions (NES) operation into its existing product mix. Avaya seems to have spent more time negotiating to buy the Nortel unit than it has in developing an integration plan, creating almost overnight a new giant in enterprise business communications. The new roadmap, outlined Tuesday, builds particularly on Avaya's existing Aura unified communications portfolio and integrates it with Nortel's enterprise solutions while offering easy upgrade paths for customers of both companies.
September 14, 2009 11:57 AMIf you have been following the Nortel break-up, you know that Avaya won the stalking horse bid for Nortel. The final price is $900 million, a bit less than twice Avaya's initial bid of $475 million, and encompasses all of Nortel's Enterprise assets including unified communications, switching and routing and security product lines. The deal also includes approximately $15 million for employee retention. Nortel expects the court to approve the deal this week and close by the end of 2009, pending regulatory approvals in the US and Canada.
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August 11, 2009 05:00 PMNortel Networks announced a series of organizational changes, most notably the departure of President and CEO Mike Zafirovski, as well as the scaling back of its Board of Directors from nine members to three. Nortel's primary business units will report the Chief Restructuring Officer, Pavi Binning. A core Corporate Group will also be established, with responsibility for ongoing restructuring activities and post business dispositions.
July 24, 2009 04:00 PMI should have expected this. The buzz about what Avaya is going to do with Nortel's switching and routing business is fodder for discussion. Frankly, it's all wild speculation. Avaya winning the stalking horse bid is very, very far from a done deal.
July 21, 2009 12:45 AMAvaya has been named as a stalking horse bidder for Nortels North American, Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) and Asia Enterprise Solutions business and an asset sale agreement with Avaya for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) portion of its Enterprise Solutions business for a purchase price of US$475 million. The bankruptcy court has to set the auction terms.
July 21, 2009 12:43 AMAvaya today announced that it has signed agreements to purchase Nortel's enterprise solutions business for US$475 million. Avaya believes the agreements are a significant step in strengthening its leadership in business communications and positioning the company to effectively deliver industry leading enterprise communications solutions to customers around the globe.
July 21, 2009 12:37 AMEnters into Sale Agreements for Enterprise Solutions Business with Avaya for US$475 million
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