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Exiting Ch. 11!

Today is the Day! Looks like all the votes are in and the exit plan is approved.
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Has anyone ever coded for lunch as a technician?

I have not taken a lunch in 23 years. Legally our time sheets on TWB is all the state cares about. Guess what once bankruptcy is over this company gets sued. They owe each technician 1 hour overtime a day for how long you haven't coded. They deny us... read more
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R&D Pune / Bangalore / Hyderabad Layoffs

I was notified on Friday with 2 Months of notice. I was in quality team Pune. Was there more Layoffs? Please keep updating this forum.
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Last buyout offer ever. No more packages after this.

Technicians the VTP being offered now will be the last package of its kind. We here at CWA bargained this last offer as a sign of good faith and gratitude to the men and women who have worked here for 30+ years. The union contract as we know it ends... read more
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Breeze axed?

Is it true Breeze/EDP/Zephyr or whatever it's latest name is, has been taken out back with a shotgun to put it (and everyone else) out if its misery?
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What is the latest at Avaya?

How do you see your future at Avaya with the new leadership team? How is the new vision and strategy? Does it make sense to stay in Avaya?
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Avaya Pune

One of the two Sr. Director at Pune Raman is leaving Avaya. Not sure if he has resigned or if he has been asked to leave. So it seems the other one will be the new site lead.
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Cisco Aquires broadsoft

/ Well that’s another nail in Avaya’s coffin. Cisco will now be seen as more agile and cloud ready than ever before, whilst Avaya tries to figure out how to make two VMs talk... read more
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Massive Layoff as part of reorganization

As part of reorganization, lot of non revenue generating products will be gone along with the people working on development and testing. Focus will only be on top 10 products. Avaya Aura testing will be completely outsourced. Expect reorganization... read more
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Aura product line

Now we have partners telling us they cant install the new version of Aura because it doesnt allow remote staging. Anyone have an ear into T4 who can confirm? 3rd time Ive heard this ...
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GITEX: I see Avaya are paying off all the complainers...

Noticed that all of the journos who have been critical of Avaya are now acting neutral / favourable of Avaya since GITEX? Can’t be a coincidence surely! Also the Blockchain announcement: BS at its finest - tell us Avaya, can we buy it, is it cloud... read more
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When will this agony end....

Nothing from management but whispers "great new coming", "reorganisation coming", "increasing revenue" etc etc.... all crap! Real should be saying we haven't a clue what's going on or what will happen please don't resign and get better jobs.
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Goodbye after 17 years... Best move I made, it may be your time!?!

I've been reading these threads for quite some time now and there is a lot of truth on this site, and of course a lot BS as well. What I can tell you from my time at Avaya, what used to be a great company, is no more. This company has been dismantled... read more
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Avaya Creditor Spat Over Ch. 11 Plan Sent To Mediation

Law360, New York (September 14, 2017, 9:38 PM EDT) -- A creditor quarrel over proposed payouts in Avaya Inc.'s Chapter 11 restructuring plan is headed to mediation after a New York bankruptcy judge on Wednesday ordered the telecom giant and its... read more
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I hate Kevin, the retired CEO

Kevin has violated the basic principles of leadership by firing so many people just to safe guard and protect his own interest. Let's hope the new CEO is better........
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Yeah!!!! I am leaving Avaya

Atlast I am leaving Avaya. I am very happy. In Pune I was working with the worst management and so called leadership team. Seriously, change the leadership at Pune if Avaya needs to increase the productivity of engineers. The best ones have already... read more
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Capital restructuring is only a symptom

The capital restructuring is not the problem, it is the symptom. The reality is that Avaya has been losing installed based for over 10 years, first to Cisco and VOIP transitions, now to Microsoft, either as a transition, or more significantly as the... read more
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Another milestone for Avaya!

Huge award in Omnichannel and Routing. So much for the "no new products" claim from the competitive trolls on this website! Oceana continues to get the recognition it deserves!... read more
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There is still a significant debt to deal with

It looks like Avaya will exit protection still carrying a significant debt - that is going to weigh heavily on the company and restrict its ability to use revenue to fund development. The best sales staff in the world would be hard pressed to make... read more
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Great news and big win for Avaya!

Avaya to emerge from Chapter 11 in mid-October. Great news for Avaya and its employees. /
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Avaya takes another step towards bankruptcy

It's moving forward... Avaya took the next major step towards bankruptcy... For those ineterested in the company's future, this is a good read... /
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No future for Avaya

Avaya is even more worthless now than 2 years ago, so now HPE should bite since they don't have to bite off as much. I'm sure they will not assume any outstanding debt from Avaya. With all the executive mice jumping ship, they know they will be cut... read more
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Avaya Government Solutions Layoffs in 2017

Do you have any updates here. It's my understanding that there were no layoffs at Avaya Government Solutions back in 2015 and 2016. I left on my own in 2015 and I cannot complain about anything - it was a good 24 month gig for me - I am hearing that... read more
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To all the haters

Time to stop your incessant cackling. Hope you're enjoying the egg on all of your faces.
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Has anyone got any idea about how this is going to be done?
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Kind of shocking

I was laid off in april after 37 years, high evaluations, acheivers club, 3 patents etc. i am so shocked that this is still unresolved. Me thinks kevin doesnt want or care if resolved. Honestly this is not rocket science, its corporate business value... read more
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HPE to buy Avaya CC and UC

In order to provide end to end infrastructure services HPE is discussing potential opportunity to buy Avaya. Since HPE already had networking, Avaya sold its networking bu to Extreme. HPE was loosing lot of deals as against Cisco since the time Cisco... read more
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This is ridiculous

Prospective future employers may question the judgement of someone who hangs on at Avaya through this period. If there is the possibility of a large severance package at the end, then you may be able to explain why you stuck around. But if you are in... read more
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People are leaving on their own

Certanly not 'work as usual' for a while now. People down the chain are finding it hard to meet customers' demand as 3rd parties decommit due to payment issues. We are on the high-risk band. Many atimes we are caught off guard and our planning fails... read more
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Avaya's big mistake

Avaya killed the Norstar / BCM line which still has a lions share of the marketplace only to force them into an Avaya product or lose the business to competition. Same goes for the Nortel CS1000 and CallPilot. There are a ton of Meridian Mail and... read more
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Shortel to buy Avaya's Contact Centre Business

I just talk with a friend who works at Reuters and she confirmed that Shortel (with the help of bankers) will be buying Avaya's CC business. This should be come official early next week. Supposedly here are some synergies are expected but know major... read more
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Avaya's situation is far from unique

Its just as bad if not worse elsewhere. Tech as an employer is day by day becoming a risky place for a prolonged career. Just take a look at Cisco's layoff mesaage board. They have some of the same problems as we have (amplified though given the... read more
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Worst management team

Sad to read the heartfelt comments but I too left as I saw the incompetence of the management team doing more damage. Avaya was great, with great solutions, but they didn't move on when they needed to. They also led by the worst management team I... read more
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