Siemon selected for membership in Avaya DevConnect program
The Siemon Company has been selected by Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communication solutions, for membership as a Technology Partner in the Avaya DevConnect program.
As a DevConnect Technology Partner, Siemon will deliver solutions compatible with Avaya’s networking portfolio, providing organisations with complete solutions that perform at a high standard and offer a strong return on IT investment.
The Avaya DevConnect program promotes the development, compliance testing and comarketing of innovative third party solutions that are compatible with standards based Avaya solutions. Member organisations have expertise in a broad range of capabilities – spanning collaboration, management, analytics, reporting and communications enabled business process applications – helping joint customers extend the value of their collaboration and contact centre investments and accelerate the speed at which their organisation delivers true value to the bottom line.
‘Membership in Avaya’s developer community will help us build our business by serving our mutual customers efficiently and effectively,’ said Robert Carlson, vice president of global marketing at Siemon. ‘Building on Avaya resources and working more closely with the company to deliver compatible solutions to the market, we are able to provide a robust, high performance physical layer and speed time to deployment so that organisations can quickly create competitive advantage through our IT infrastructure and the systems it supports.’
The Avaya DevConnect program currently includes thousands of software and hardware developer companies, integrators, service providers and customers. Members have created a broad array of innovative solutions tested for Avaya compliance, including natural language speech recognition applications, mobile and emergency notification services, specialised computer telephony integration and reporting capabilities, and applications tailored for specific vertical industries.
Through the DevConnect program, Avaya provides companies with a wide range of technical education, access and support for many Avaya platforms and interfaces, often at no cost to Registered members. Technology Partners receive additional benefits in terms of in depth, joint compliance testing activities and comarketing support, based on their alignment with Avaya’s strategy and value offered to Avaya customers. DevConnect Technology Partners like Siemon must meet rigorous criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales.
‘Technology Partners like Siemon are helping Avaya broaden the choice of solutions available to Avaya networking customers,’ said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya. ‘Siemon provides a foundation that enables our equipment to operate and extends the value and performance of Avaya networking products.’