Skype Connect's go-to-marketBy Jessica Davis | Print
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Skype and Avaya have introduced a plan to federate their two communications platforms to let users of Avaya talk to Skype and users of Skype talk to Avaya system users, marking the first time Skype's 124 million users will be able to connect with an enterprise unified communications system.
Skype Connect will be available through Avaya channel partners and from Avaya direct sales in October.
Earlier this month Avaya announced a lineup of video conferencing solutions including the Avaya Flare Experience, software for video conferencing, and a desktop tablet device for video conferencing. In addition Avaya named a new general manager of video conferencing for the company, Joe Sigrist, formerly of Polycom.