Ditech Networks (NASDAQ:DITC), a leader in voice solutions for quality and transcription, and Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. ( AVST), a leading developer of unified communications solutions, announced today a partnership in delivering voicemail-to-text services to enterprises. AVST is now using Ditech’s PhoneTag platform for automated and hybrid voicemail-to-text transcription services as part of their enterprise unified communications solution.

“The ability to transcribe voicemail messages to text that are delivered back to the users e-mail adds a new level of efficiency and convenience to our customers,” said Tom Minifie, AVST Chief Technology Officer. “AVST customers will have the option to read voicemail messages on their mobile device and computer with Ditech’s PhoneTag platform.”

Ditech’s PhoneTag platform offers a simple way for users to handle voicemail and offers an array of services including: Fully Automated, Hybrid and Human Assisted voicemail-to-text service. The PhoneTag solution is now available in English, French, German and Spanish languages, which enables AVST to offer voicemail-to-text services globally.

With over 15 million users relying on its products and services, AVST is solely focused on delivering solutions that drive mobility, transform business processes and cultivate a greater level of communication. Ditech’s PhoneTag platform furthers this goal and offers an added level of visibility to voicemail messages.

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About Ditech Networks

Ditech Networks is revolutionizing modern communications with advanced voice processing solutions and voice applications that offer network and speech quality enhancement, voice call control, speech-powered web access, voice-to-text services, and more. Ditech believes in the power and simplicity of human speech. Its technology is designed to deliver compelling voice capabilities to emerging forms of communication like social networking and text messaging, allowing consumers to use voice in ways that make sense in today’s Web 2.0-savvy world.

Leveraging over 20 years of deployments with communications providers around the world, Ditech offers unique, effective products and services that put the subscriber’s experience first, assisting carriers with revenue generation, service differentiation, network expansion and call capacity. Ditech’s customers include Verizon, Sprint/Nextel, Orascom Telecom, AT&T, China Unicom, Global Crossing, and West Corporation. Ditech Networks is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit  www.ditechnetworks.com.

About AVST

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies, Inc. (AVST) is a leading developer of Unified Communications solutions with over 15 million users relying on its products and services to maximize their productivity. With three decades of innovation excellence, AVST is solely focused on delivering communications solutions that increase individual, group and enterprise productivity. Its flagship Unified Communications platform, CallXpress®, offers best in class interoperability, scalability and resiliency while delivering advanced call processing, voicemail, unified messaging, personal assistant, fax, speech and notification capabilities. With CallXpress, an organization can uniquely protect and extend its existing IT and telephony infrastructure investments — now and into the future.

Headquartered in Orange County, Calif., AVST maintains facilities in Seattle, Wash. and the United Kingdom and has remote sales offices throughout the United States. AVST's Unified Communications solutions are sold and supported internationally by an extensive network of resellers and OEM partners. For more information contact Denny Michael, Vice President of Marketing, at 949-699-2300 or access the company's website at www.avst.com.

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