In this Industry Buzz podcast, the BCStrategies Experts discuss recent conferences, analyst briefings and industry news. 

In this Industry Buzz podcast hosted by Jim Burton, the BCStrategies Experts preview what they expect to see in 2020.

Avaya Government Solutions Partners with Collab9 to Offer FedRAMP Cloud Service

Government Agencies Can Now Access the Many Benefits of a FedRAMP Authorized, Scalable Suite of UC Solutions
Avaya Government Solutions, through its partnership with Collab9, announced today that the Avaya Aura® Communication Manager unified communications (UC) product portfolio is now available as a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorized solution, with an Authority To Operate (ATO) at the moderate level.

In this Industry Buzz podcast,  the UCStrategies Experts discuss Avaya's recent announcement as it moves forward to emerge from Chapter 11.

Avaya Engage - Loud on Cloud and the Bright Side of Chapter 11

Las Vegas was the right place for this event, as Avaya needed to relay a strong message to a large and diverse audience. I was one of a few UC Experts included in the analyst/consultant/media track, and they did a great job with a full program of sessions tailored for us. The good news is they had us as a captive audience, so the content was both broad and deep. Conversely, with some 2,300 attendees, we had minimal opportunity to interact with the masses, and it sure would have been nice to take their temperature on Avaya's prospects going forward.

Avaya Chapter 11 - Issues and Impact on the Telecom Sector and Avaya Customers

Introduction by FOX GROUP Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer, Roberta J. Fox

As experienced technology analysts and consultants we spend a great deal of time tracking and analyzing a broad range of telecom, network and IT players. We also work with many end user government and enterprise organizations in a broad range of industry sectors. This enables us to look at things from both the industry and customer side of things.

In this Industry Buzz podcast, the UCStrategies Experts react to the news that Avaya filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Avaya Bankruptcy - A New Dawn or the Beginning of the End

This morning, January 19th, the day before the presidential inauguration, Avaya filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. What happens now and how the company moves forward are key concerns for Avaya customers, employees, and the market in general. Having been through a somewhat similar event with Nortel in 2009, there are a few things that we probably can predict as well as some key questions.

Avaya Engage Dubai - Experience is Everything in the Age of Intelligence

Avaya Engage Dubai - Experience is Everything in the Age of Intelligence

Along with fellow UCStrategies Expert Evan Kirstel, I recently had the privilege of presenting and participating in Avaya Engage in Dubai, an event that brought together over 1,500 Avaya customers and partners from around the globe (with the exception of the Americas). This year's event was the first time Avaya brought together customers and partners from Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.