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Avaya Names CTO, Unveils Virtualization Plans

For William Seifert, his new job is a homecoming. Seifert is joining Avaya to serve as CTO of its Data Solutions unit, a business Avaya bought from Nortel, and that traces its roots directly back to a company Seifert founded in 1986.

Now, he's back, and looking to bring a more entrepreneurial spirit to the business. In that vein, Avaya has unveiled a new virtualization strategy as it aims to better pair its products and services with customer demand. VoIP Planet has the story.

Avaya's Data Solutions unit is getting new leadership and a new vision for virtualization this week.

William 'Bill' Seifert is coming home to Avaya. Seifert was named the new CTO for Avaya Data Solutions, the former Nortel enterprise business unit that Avaya acquired in 2009 for $475 million.

Read the full story at VoIP Planet:
Avaya Data Solutions Gets New CTO, Virtualization Strategy