The Avaya Flare interface is designed to be your enterprise social network and I recently witnessed it in person and running on an Avaya tablet which had a video camera, stereo speakers and more.
Avaya, Cisco and RIM want to be the enterprise tablet provider of choice and in Avaya’s case their strategy revolves heavily around collaboration and video – they really see their solution as more of a competitor to the entry-level telepresence and other video endpoint companies.
I could go on but I am sure you’ve seen my live blog from the launch event by now and you are likely just as excited as I am to hear Avaya’s Phil Edholm speak at ITEPO in LA about these exciting new developments. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Oct 5th at 12:45 PST. Here are the details.