Multi-Tech Connects Handset, Fax to Avaya Communications Manager Network

8/18/2004 - Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading data communications and telecommunications technology company based in suburban Minneapolis, announces a telephone and T.38 compatible IP fax adapter for connecting a regular analog handset or fax machine to an Avaya Communications Manager network. The low cost MultiVOIP MVP130-AV-FXS Analog IP Adapter is a single port device that connects to an IP network via 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and, using an FXS interface, to a handset or fax machine via a standard RJ11 connector. The single port MultiVOIP MVP130-AV-FXS will be shipping in August and has an MSRP of US$299.00.

“In even the most sophisticated IP telephony network there can be the need to connect a single handset or fax machine,” states Chip Harleman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. “This device is designed to operate anywhere on an Avaya Communications Manager IP network where there is an available 10 or 100 Mbps Ethernet port. This is part of our strategy to help provide end-to-end IP telephony connectivity throughout Avaya networks. The low cost MultiVOIP’s flexibility allows customers to cost-effectively turn their analog phones and fax machines into Avaya IP devices that can serve the needs of enterprise networks, small –office environments and single user locations.”

Multi-Tech is a Premier member of Avaya’s DeveloperConnection (DevConnect) Program, a comprehensive set of innovative sales, support, marketing and services programs through which Avaya works with members to develop, promote and sell their products and solutions that interoperate with Avaya solutions. For more information, visit DevConnect at

About Multi-Tech
An ISO 9001:2000 certified global manufacturer of award-winning Internet, remote access, and telephony products, Multi-Tech Systems provides end-to-end solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. Multi-Tech’s products are available through a worldwide network of business partners (distributors, resellers, system integrators, ISPs, and ISVs), or in embedded solutions from OEMs.

Privately held, Multi-Tech Systems has over 60 U.S. patents and numerous international patents. The company’s intellectual property portfolio includes patents covering transmission of multiplexed voice, data and video packets used in technologies such as Internet telephony, PC telephony, voice over IP or frame relay, and DSVD modems. For additional information, contact Multi-Tech at 800/328-9717 or 763/785-3500, via fax at 763/785-9874 or browse the company’s World Wide Web home page at

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