Avaya has reported the company’s first fiscal quarter 2006 revenues increased 8.8 percent to $1.249 billion, compared to revenues of $1.148 billion in the first fiscal quarter of 2005. The first quarter of 2006 included the full quarter contribution from the Tenovis acquisition.
Avaya said its Global Communications Systems revenues rose 11.7 percent year-over-year and Avaya Global Services revenues increased 5.8 percent over the same period. The company’s operating income for the quarter was $107 million. Avaya generated $106 million in operating cash flow and had $726 million in cash at the end of the quarter.
“During the quarter, Avaya shipped its eight millionth IP line, with shipments increasing 16 percent compared to the year ago quarter,” said Don Peterson, chairman and CEO, Avaya. “Within the United States, IP telephony lines rose 21 percent over the same period. As we move through 2006, our global size and scale, technology and applications leadership and the scope and breadth of our solutions and services portfolio position us to benefit as enterprises continue to evolve to IP telephony.”