ORLANDO, FL — May 15, 2013 — API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY), a leading provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today the ION™SA5600-SAL: Avaya® SAL Edition will be sold through Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communication solutions, through the Avaya DevConnect Select Product Program.
The DevConnect Select Product Program offers customers a streamlined way to order Avaya-compatible, third-party applications chosen for the powerful capabilities they bring to Avaya’s portfolio.
Manufactured by API Technologies under the ION Networks line of remote device management products, the ION SA5600-SAL is a security appliance preconfigured with the Avaya SAL Gateway that provides IP and secure dial-up connectivity to Avaya UC, Collaboration and Contact Center systems. It enables Avaya technicians and authorized third-party service providers to easily and securely conduct remote troubleshooting and maintenance of critical systems. The ION SA5600-SAL enables Avaya channel partners to easily deploy SAL without the need to separately source an additional server and RedHat® license, or have in-depth Linux® knowledge for installation and configuration. As part of Avaya’s orderable solution set, the ION SA5600-SAL can be easily purchased through both Avaya and its channel partners. Customers can add specific capabilities to their existing Avaya platform or can source a complete Avaya-based communications solution that incorporates the ION SA5600-SAL.
API Technologies and other companies participating in the Select Product Program are Technology Partners in the Avaya DevConnect Program – an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company’s investment in its network.
Streamlined ordering through the DevConnect Select Product Program is available in the U.S., Canada, and the EU and is expected to expand globally during 2013. Offers may vary by country. Delivery, implementation, service and support are provided by Select Product Program companies.
ION Networks is part of the Secure Systems and Information Assurance (SSIA) product group of API Technologies, which provides security products for both government and commercial customers worldwide.
“The addition of the ION SA5600-SAL to the DevConnect Select Product Program offers Avaya customers easy access to a plug-and-play appliance with a full standalone SAL gateway. With the ION SA5600-SAL, customers can support up to 400 managed devices and more quickly realize the benefits of the Avaya SAL for remote management.”
--ERIC ROSSMAN, VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPER RELATIONS, AVAYA
“As part of the DevConnect Select Product Program, Avaya Connect Partners can easily find solutions to their enterprise communication challenges. We are excited that the ION SA5600-SAL is now a part of this program, and look forward to helping Avaya partners quickly and easily reap the benefits of the Secure Access Link Gateway.”
--HENRY GOLD, GENERAL MANAGER, SECURE SYSTEMS & INFORMATION ASSURANCE (SSIA) – US, API TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
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About API Technologies Corp.
The Company, through its subsidiaries, designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the company website at www.apitech.com.