Fall Channel Follies: Notable Executive Moves -- September

Avaya Nabs Video Vet

Avaya's made a number of moves this month that seem to say loud and clear, "Hey, video world, we get you, and we want you to know our name." No sooner did Avaya confirm the Flare Experience interface and a major video portfolio enhancement than it picked an industry veteran to run its video practice, nabbing Joe Sigrist, previously senior vice president and general manager for video solutions at Polycom, to the role of vice president and general manager, video, at Avaya. With video more than ever a centerpiece function of UC infrastructure, Avaya needs top video products and top video talent to up its UC supremacy.

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