updated 12:20 pm EST, Thu December 20, 2007
Avaya one-X Mobile in '08
Avaya has announced plans to ship its Avaya one-X Mobile software for iPhone in the first quarter of next year. Avaya one-X Mobile builds on the functionality of Extension to Cellular by providing a family of mobile clients designed to further enhance the productivity of enterprise mobile workers, according to the company. The family of Avaya one-X Mobile clients provides quick access to office phone functionality via an intuitive graphical user interface, and supports a broad array of devices ranging from high-end smart phones to less expensive consumer-oriented phones.
The latest release offers support for RIM, Palm, and Java clients. Avaya says the software improves accessibility of mobile employees to customers, clients, and colleagues while enhancing productivity through easy access to enterprise telephony as well as unified communications features.
Avaya one-X Mobile offers better integration of mobile phones into business operations, more enterprise control of mobile phone usage, and better utilization of enterprise communications network to reduce costs.
iPhone owners will benefit from location transparency, user control of Avaya one-X Mobile, and the ability to dial from call logs as well as contact lists and corporate directories.