Avaya CEO Talks Purpose-Built Networks

Based on Avaya’s experiences delivering the 2010 Winter Olympics, CEO Kevin Kennedy is offering a number of lessons learned about what’s required for building out the advanced networks today required by similar events.

Speaking at the Interop conference in Las Vegas, Kennedy outlined where he sees networks needing improvement. He also dropped a few hints on where Avaya itself is heading, courtesy of its recently acquired new technology from the dissolution of Nortel. VoIP Planet takes a look.

LAS VEGAS — Avaya CEO Kevin Kennedy is not an Olympic athlete, but he does have an Olympic network. Avaya was the primary network provider for the recent 2010 Vancouver Olympics and it was an experience that Kennedy said proves the power of Avaya’s network.

During a keynote here at the Interop conference Kennedy said Avaya is now building networks that are fit for a purpose, even when that purpose is as unique as powering the Olympics.

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