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.
Avaya was formed on Oct. 2, 2000, when it was spun off from Lucent Technologies and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. For more than a century prior to that day, it was a part of Western Electric, ATT, and Lucent.
The company was acquired by private equity firms Silver Lake and TPG Capital for approximately $8.2 billion in 2007. It is no longer publicly traded.
Avaya employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, including approximately 3,400 research and development professionals.
Avaya has approximately 5,400 patents or patents pending, and about 9,200 channel partners worldwide.
Earnings, Savings and Stock Programs
* Short Term Incentive Plan
Health and Welfare Benefits
* Medical and Dental Programs (including
prescription drug benefits)
* Academic Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate
Other Perks and Programs
* Paid Time Off
Updated February 14, 2011