Talari Networks Selected for Membership in Avaya DevConnect Program
Joins network of companies transforming the customer experience with solutions enabling communication and collaboration in real-time
San Jose, Calif. — March 20, 2013 — Talari Networks, Inc., a leading provider of solutions to increase WAN reliability and quality, today announced it 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.
Talari is the developer of Mercury Adaptive Private Networking (APN) WAN Appliances, a WAN solution that aggregates broadband, leased-line, and other links to achieve greater network reliability and performance. As a DevConnect Technology Partner, Talari expects to deliver proven interoperability of their solutions with Avaya’s unified communications portfolio so that companies can better manage network performance-sensitive applications, such as VoIP, desktop video conferencing and virtual desktop infrastructure.
The Avaya DevConnect program promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party solutions that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organizations 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 center investments and accelerate the speed at which their organization delivers true value to the bottom line.
“Membership in Avaya’s developer community will help us reach customers more efficiently and effectively,” said Emerick Woods, president and CEO, Talari. “By building on Avaya resources and working more closely with the company to deliver compliance-tested solutions to the market, we are able to improve network reliability and performance with rapid deployment so businesses can quickly realize a benefit to their bottom line.”
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, specialized 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 co-marketing support, based on their alignment with Avaya’s strategy and value offered to Avaya customers. DevConnect Technology Partners like Talari Networks must meet rigorous criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales.
“Technology partners like Talari Networks are helping Avaya provide customers with application-driven networking solutions,” said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya. “Talari’s WAN solution helps businesses with multi-site data centers and call centers that require real-time network traffic monitoring and best path selection to handle business-critical voice and video calls with resiliency and QoS.”
Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DevConnect program are available at www.avaya.com/devconnect.
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information please visit www.avaya.com. For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit www.avaya.com/devconnect.
About Talari Networks, Inc.
Talari Networks is redefining WAN reliability and application performance quality. By aggregating multiple diverse networks into a virtual WAN and continuously adapting traffic based on the availability and real-time quality of the network paths, Talari ensures applications that rely on a WAN are not affected by underlying network issues. Talari’s patented technology delivers significant cost savings over single-provider networks while also increasing reliability and quality. Talari has received numerous industry awards and accolades including being named a Gartner Cool Vendor, Best of Interop–Performance Optimization and Techworld Awards–2012 Networking Application Product of the Year. For more information, www.talari.com.