BY CHRONICLE STAFF
Latin America is a key growth region for U.S.-based Avaya, the world's largest maker of corporate phone equipment. While the company saw an overall decline in its global communications solutions in the last quarter (due to falling sales in the United States), Latin America saw strong growth.
"We have grown double-digits the last four years, quarter over quarter," says Carlos Triviño, managing director for Avaya's Vecca division, which includes Venezuela, Ecuador, the Caribbean and Central America.
Avaya doesn't publicly break down Latin America revenues, but its Americas division (which excludes the United States, but includes Canada and Latin America) grew by 22.4 percent in the third fiscal quarter to $78 million. The third fiscal quarter ends June 30. The nine months ending June 30 saw Americas revenue grow by 10.1 percent to $218 million.
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