Avtex Offers Hosted Lync as a Service Offering

Avtex announced that it is adding Hosted Lync Voice to its suite of offerings. Called Avtex Voice, this new offering will help organizations reduce costs while providing a fully integrated communications and collaboration platform in a secure hosted environment.

Avtex Voice provides the collaboration of Microsoft Lync without the management hassles. By offering three distinct offerings: Hosted Lync Voice, Hosted Lync Voice Plus, and Hosted Lync Plus Disaster Recovery, Avtex provides a phone system combined with the benefit of a cloud-based or hybrid deployment. The solution provides customers a simplified communication platform, allowing them to collaborate with other Lync or Skype for Business users, and allows customers of all sizes maximize the flexibility and power of Microsoft's cloud platform. Avtex Voice delivers a consistent experience for presence, voice telephony, instant messaging, and video, and web and audio conferencing across multiple devices.

"We are extremely excited about the launch of Avtex Voice, our UC in the Cloud platform. Not only does it embrace our Avtex 360 portfolio it will allow enterprise customers to implement Lync in a timely and cost effective way," said Francine Troumpoucis, director of Unified Communications at Avtex, in a statement. “Additionally, Avtex Voice integrates nicely with Microsoft's O365 offering."