Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions’ Open Trade Now Rated “Avaya Compliant”

London - 10 October 2011

Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions, a leader in voice and electronic trading infrastructure and services for the trading communities, today announced that Open Trade is compliant with key IP Telephony solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services. Open Trade is now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with: Avaya Aura® Communication Manager 6.0.1 and Avaya Aura® Session Manager 6.1.

Open Trade provides a sophisticated trading assistant service for individual users by seamlessly integrating voice, video, email, instant messaging and web-based applications. Users can concentrate on successful business activities, whilst enjoying the simplicity and ease of communication that the integrated solution offers. Boasting native internet protocol (IP) software-based architecture and session initiation protocol (SIP) standard interfaces, Open Trade has the flexibility to adapt to varying organisational configurations and aligns with customers’ IT architecture layout.

Trading Solutions is a Gold member of the Avaya DevConnect programme which promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organisations have expertise in a broad range of technologies. These include IP telephony, contact centres and mobility applications – helping companies extend the value of multivendor networks and transform voice into an intelligent business application that delivers true value to the bottom line.

Through successful compliance testing, Trading Solutions and Avaya can now provide customers assurance of successful product interoperability when deploying Open Trade. In continuing to pursue improvements in product integration, the company offers a more cost effective solution to customers.

“In today’s business environment firms are looking to deploy equipment efficiently, saving costs and reducing time to market,” said Lionel Grosclaude, chief executive officer at Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions. “Working with Avaya enables our customers to deploy and integrate Open Trade via native SIP, as there is no need for a gateway and very little testing is required. We are committed to meeting our client’s needs and being compliant with the Avaya Aura® product suite helps us fulfil these requirements.”

“Developer partners like Orange Business Services - Trading Solutions are helping Avaya expand the choices available to our customers,” said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations at Avaya. “With the trading environment rapidly evolving, our integrated solutions provide traders with a key advantage in this competitive market.”

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