Appointment Reminder Application Recognized for Business Services Innovation
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jun 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
ADTRAN, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of converged access and unified business solutions, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), has named ADTRAN's NetVanta(R) Unified Communications Appointment Reminder as a recipient of the 2011 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award.
The NetVanta Unified Communications Appointment Reminder is an automated notification application designed to deliver appointment information by phone or email. Built on the NetVanta Business Application Server, the appointment reminder automatically notifies clients or healthcare patients of scheduled appointments, and provides a number of options including appointment confirmation or rescheduling. The application can also provide clients or patients with special instructions or additional information pertaining to their appointments. With simple integration into database systems, the appointment reminder frees up office resources that would otherwise be spending a majority of their day performing outbound phone calls.
"As businesses continue to feel the effects of the economic downturn, many are searching for ways to streamline operations and do more without additional headcount. The NetVanta Business Application Server provides flexibility to optimize business activities to reduce costs," said Bob Hinkle, vice president of product management, ADTRAN Enterprise Networks Division. "ADTRAN's Appointment Reminder is just one way businesses can use NetVanta Unified Communications to streamline office tasks, increase productivity and, in turn, increase profitability."
"ADTRAN has proven it is committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2011 Product of the Year Award for the NetVanta Unified Communications Appointment Reminder," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're proud to honor ADTRAN's hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from ADTRAN in the future."
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Widely deployed by carriers and enterprises alike, ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by every major U.S. service provider and many global ones, as well as by thousands of public, private and governmental organizations worldwide.
About Unified Communications magazine
Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 100,000. For more information, please visit www.uc-mag.com.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4GWE; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Summit; Social CRM Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; CVx; Digium|Asterisk World; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more! Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.
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SOURCE: ADTRAN, Inc.
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