Waterloo, Belgium (ots-PRNewswire) - Avaya Inc. (NYSE: AV), a
global leader in business communications systems, including converged
voice and data networks, today announced that it has sold its
EuroGeneris business, offering small enterprise communications
systems, to e-generis S.A., a newly formed affiliate of the French
holding company Barladie S.A., which is made up of private investors.
This decision reflects Avaya's strategy to target enterprise
market segments requiring voice and data convergence solutions and
was based on Avaya's objective to continue to offer customers the
choice to buy and use EuroGeneris, as well as to preserve jobs. The
EuroGeneris family, which is developed in Cesson-Sevigne and Saumur,
and manufactured in Saumur, France, is aimed at small to medium sized
businesses, primarily in Europe.
e-generis will continue to serve EuroGeneris reseller and end-user
markets as well as offer positions to Avaya employees supporting
EuroGeneris, previously dedicated to Research and Development,
Training, Sales and Marketing activities.
Avaya, headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., USA, is a leading
provider of communications systems for enterprises, including
businesses, government agencies and other organisations. Avaya offers
converged voice and data, customer relationship management,
messaging, voice multi-service networking and structured cabling
products and services. Avaya is a worldwide leader in sales of
messaging and structured cabling systems and a US leader in sales of
enterprise voice communications and call centre systems. Avaya
intends to use its leadership positions in enterprise communications
systems and software, its broad portfolio of products and services,
and strategic alliances with other technology and consulting services
leaders to offer its customers comprehensive eBusiness solutions. For
more information about Avaya, visit its Web site at
e-generis, located in Rennes, Saumur and Paris, France is a
supplier of telecommunications systems for small and medium sized
enterprises (SMEs). Its main line of business is the EuroGeneris
telecommunication systems, which has already been sold to more than
30,000 businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
e-generis, is relying on its 50 plus employees, as well as
technology partnerships with leading vendors to develop leading edge
telecommunication systems for innovative small and medium-sized
businesses. Being an SME itself with a strong network of distributors
and resellers, e-generis offers the proximity and understanding of
SME business needs. Its primary focus is in the areas of
telecommunication systems and messaging for SMEs. For more
information about e-generis, visit its Web site at
ots Original Text Service: Avaya Inc.
Media - Gilliane Palmer,
Investor - Derrick Vializ,
both of Avaya Inc.
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