Sochi 2014 Olympic Organizing Committee selects Avaya as official telecom equipment supplier


Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and
communications solutions, announced that the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee
has selected Avaya as the official supplier of telecom equipment for the 2014
Winter Olympic Games.


As the Official Supplier of Network Equipment to the
Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Avaya will be a part of the
overall Games technology solutions group.


During preparation for the Sochi Winter Games we will
rely upon innovations and the use of advanced high-tech and innovative
approaches. The partnership with Avaya is an excellent example. The development
of state-of-the-art telecommunication solutions is one of the key challenges in
the Games preparation. Avaya’s experience, scale and technology innovations
assure us that this work will be performed according to the highest quality
standards.” said Dmitry Chernyshenko, president of the Sochi 2014 Organizing



Avaya will provide network, collaboration and communications
equipment and work with other technology partners to provide athletes,
dignitaries and fans worldwide a full communications experience around the
Olympic Games.


Avaya will also provide the Sochi 2014 Organizing
Committee with all technology solutions and communication equipment required to
create a single Games telecommunication infrastructure which will integrate the
competition venues, press centers and the Olympic Village.


The solution includes data transfer equipment, including
switches, routers and information security systems, as well as communication
equipment. Avaya experts will design and test the systems together with other
Sochi 2014 technology partners.


We are happy that the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee
has included Avaya in the 2014 Games Vendor list. We are eager to use our
experience, innovations and expertise to assist in the organization and
management of this world-class Olympic event,” said Joel Hackney, senior vice
president, Global Sales and Marketing, and president, Field Operations, Avaya.


Avaya recently announced that it has been selected by the Boston Red Sox as their exclusive provider of
next-generation UC and collaboration technology.


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