Network of companies creates innovative, IP-enabled Intelligent Communications applications that extend the value of multivendor networks
KELOWNA, BC - Canada - (11-Sep-2007) -Hansen Software Corporation, a premium call accounting software developer, today announced it has been selected by Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV), a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services, for membership in the Avaya DeveloperConnection program.
Hansen Software Corporation is the developer of CASH+, a state-of-the-art call accounting application designed to accommodate the ever-changing needs of today's business customer. All telecommunication activity is easily monitored by collecting incoming and outgoing data generated by a telephone system.
CASH+ is designed to work with Avaya IP Office, a secure, easy-to-use converged voice and data system for small and medium businesses. As a result, companies can receive accurate, real-time call accounting information that can be automatically delivered to any individual or group of individuals in many different ways.
The Avaya DeveloperConnection program promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party products that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organizations have expertise in a broad range of technologies â€“ including IP telephony, contact centers and mobility applications â€“ helping companies extend the value of multivendor networks and transform voice into an intelligent business application that delivers true value to the bottom line.
"Membership in Avaya's developer community will help us build our business by serving customers more efficiently and effectively," said Craig Hansen, president of Hansen Software Corp. "Building on Avaya resources and working more closely with the company to deliver compliance-tested solutions to the market, we are able to reduce configuration complexity, improve functionality, and speed time to deployment so businesses can quickly realize a benefit to their bottom line."
The Avaya DeveloperConnection 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, wireless services, specialized computer telephony integration and reporting capabilities, and applications tailored for specific vertical industries. Through the DeveloperConnection program, Avaya provides a number of tools and capabilities to member companies. One example is Application Enablement Services (AES) - a set of application programming interfaces, protocols and Web services that makes it easier for developers to create Avaya-compatible networks, devices and applications.
"With the involvement of companies like Hansen Software Corporation, our Avaya developer community has become a catalyst for rapid innovation - creating multivendor applications that help enterprises around the world unleash powerful new possibilities for operating more efficiently and effectively," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. "We help businesses embed secure, reliable Intelligent Communications into the very fabric of their organization so employees and customers have ready access to information regardless of where they are and how they prefer to communicate."
As a member of the DeveloperConnection program, companies have access to a wide range of support from Avaya, including technical resources and training. There are three levels of membership â€“ Registered, Gold and Platinum â€“ each entailing progressive levels of marketing and sales involvement. Free Registered membership is available to anyone interested in designing Avaya-compatible solutions. Gold level members and Platinum members must meet rigorous Avaya criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales. Hansen Software Corporation is a Gold Level member of the Avaya DeveloperConnection program.
Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DeveloperConnection program are available at www.devconnectprogram.com.
Avaya delivers Intelligent Communications solutions that help companies transform their businesses to achieve marketplace advantage. More than one million businesses worldwide, including more than 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500Â®, use Avaya solutions for IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Contact Centers and Communications-Enabled Business Processes. Avaya Global Services provides comprehensive service and support for companies, small to large. For more information visit the Avaya Web site: http://www.avaya.com. For more information on the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program, visit www.devconnectprogram.com.
About Hansen Software Corporation
For over 15 years Hansen Software Corporation's (HSC) success has been built on a simple company philosophy of Excellent Products, Quality Service and Unparalleled Technical Support. CASH+ Call Accounting products reflect this commitment. At HSC we apply our exceptional industry knowledge, technical expertise and vision of the future to create applications that will continue to meet the evolving needs of our distributors and their customers. HSC is committed to ongoing research and development. This combined with our willingness to listen to our customers has propelled us to provide state-of-the-art products and solutions that meet all their call accounting needs. www.hansensoftware.com