BASKING RIDGE, NJ--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -

WHO: Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications systems, and Skype, the software that enables the world's conversations
WHAT: Avaya and Skype will hold a news conference call to discuss a new strategic agreement for unified communications and collaboration solutions, followed by Q&A. The call will be hosted by:
  • David Gurle, general manager and vice president, Skype Enterprise
  • Alan Baratz, senior vice president and president, Avaya Global Communications Solutions
WHERE: To listen to the conference call, participants may call:
  +1 866 836 0931 Toll-free inside the U.S.
  +1 706 758 4186 International
  Ask for Avaya-Skype Media/Analyst Call
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT (5:00 p.m. GMT)
  Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  Listeners please dial-in 5-10 minutes prior to start time
NOTE: A replay will be available after the call for 30 days at
  800 642-1687 or 706 645-9291 code: 13591571

About Avaya
Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, data solutions, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service and competitiveness. For more information please visit

About Skype
Skype is a software-based communications platform that offers high-quality, easy-to-use tools for both consumers and businesses to communicate and collaborate globally through voice, video and text conversations. Founded in 2003 and based in Luxembourg, our mission is to be the communications platform of choice around the world. We enable users with virtually any Internet-connected device to communicate with each other by voice, video and instant message for free, or make low cost voice calls to fixed or mobile numbers virtually anywhere in the world. We had 124 million average monthly connected users for the three months ended June 30, 2010 and our users placed 95 billion calling minutes over Skype in the first half of 2010, approximately 40% of which were video. Skype can be downloaded onto computers, mobile phones and other connected devices for free at

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