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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Avaya Executive Briefing Center


Sponsored by NACR and Meru Networks


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  

User Group Business Meeting

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.  


10:15 - 10:45 a.m.  

What's New at Avaya - Contact Dan Cutts at with questions regarding the new website.  Requests for the CM 5.0 presentation should be directed to Tammy Weaver at

10:45 a.m. - Noon  

Wireless is everywhere, but…- Brett Schavey and Ric Lukasiewicz with Meru Networks. 

Noon - 12:45 p.m.  


12:45 - 1:45 p.m.  

De-mystifying unified communications:  the players, technologies, applications & the “so what” for my company:  Tom Comer, NACR

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.  


2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  

Professional Development Series - Voice System Security; Chuck Dunbar, Wells Fargo

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.   Wrap-up




Wireless is everywhere, but....

Tom Comer shares the changes coming in UC Applications, how your enterprise can take advantage of these changes and how Microsoft, IBM  and other Software Companies are changing the landscape of Unified  Communications and IP Telephony



Tom Comer is the Messaging Director with NACR.    Tom has over 25 years telecommunication experience (Ericsson,

NEC, PacBell, Octel, Lucent, Avaya) and has for the past 10 years specialized in messaging, technical

and engineering design and support. His degree and certifications include; MBA-marketing, MA-telecommunications

Management, and Octel certified System Admin O200/300, O250/350.


Brett Schavey has over 20 years data, voice, and wireless engineering experience.  He has consulted and helped install some of the largest and mission critical networks.  He has also worked closely with Avaya, Extreme, Juniper, Colubris and other manufacturers.  Brett has provided technical presentations to many client groups at the local and national level regarding subjects like wireless security, supporting mission critical applications on wired and wireless infrastructure, VoIP, wire and wireless security requirements, etc.


Ric Lukasiewicz also has over 20 years of data, voice and wireless experience working with IBM, Avaya, Extreme, Motorola, Oracle, and Microsoft.  Such consulting includes applications like designing the worldwide communications infrastructures for Microsoft, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Nike, Warner Brothers, Cox Communications, Denver International Airport, etc.