BASKING RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - Avaya, a global leader in business communications applications, software and services, today announced a new financing program to help companies jumpstart their unified communications strategies. The "Zero to Sixty" financing program marks the general availability of Avaya Aura™, the next-generation of enterprise communications, and includes core communications solutions for small, medium and large enterprises.

The "Zero to Sixty" program offers zero percent financing, for both a 36 month finance lease and for a 60 month fair market value true lease, to businesses based in North America.

The zero percent financing offer is valid for purchases of unified communication solutions including Avaya Aura Enterprise, Standard and Branch Editions, Avaya Modular Messaging and Avaya Meeting Exchange for medium to large enterprises, and for Avaya IP Office 412 and 500 with VoiceMailPro and Partner® systems for businesses up to 100 employees.

"Avaya Aura is game changing technology that provides a significant return on investment," said Vin La Rocca, president, North America, Field Operations, Avaya. "Now, Avaya is making it even easier and more cost-effective for customers to build on our industry-leading communications technologies. Those that do will be ahead of the game by quickly taking costs out of their business today and providing a clear roadmap for their companies' communication future."

Zero financing can be combined with other promotions. Orders must be placed by September 25, 2009 and certain restrictions apply.

About Avaya Financial Services

Avaya Financial Services, a CIT Group, Inc. company, is the global leader for financing solutions supporting Avaya products and services with over 20 years of experience and a comprehensive understanding of Avaya hardware, software and services. This is combined with best-in-class service that allows for innovative and flexible financial solutions worldwide. For more information please call 800-327-3333 or visit

About Avaya

Avaya delivers Intelligent Communications solutions that help companies transform their businesses to achieve marketplace advantage. More than 1 million businesses worldwide, including more than 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500®, 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:

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