DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:JEC) was honored for its outstanding collaboration, contribution and commitment to innovation at Avaya's ENGAGE 2019 conference. Recognized as the U.S. Federal Partner of the Year, Jacobs received Avaya's Partner of the Year Award celebrating leaders across five categories (Innovation, Mid-market, U.S. Federal, Cloud and Service). The Avaya ENGAGE 2019 conference is the premier event for the future of communication experiences and its impact on digital transformation.
Focused on building long-term client relationships to become one of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services, Jacobs was not only Avaya's top-line revenue producer in the U.S. Federal space in 2018, but also grew its overall business with Avaya by 325 percent in the past year, selling the most end devices – secure and non-secure telephones – in the federal sector, including the single-largest sale ever to a federal agency. The scope of the project was for Jacobs to install and provision 33,000 endpoints.
"Jacobs provides innovative solutions for highly technical, critical operational requirements," said Jacobs Aerospace, Technology and Nuclear Senior Vice President Jennifer Richmond. "We look forward to our continued partnership with Avaya, sustaining our focus on providing clients solutions to enhance and simplify communications, and collaborate on services that create experiences that matter."
Avaya creates intelligent communication experiences for customers and employees, and builds open, converged and innovative solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration – in the cloud, on-premise or a hybrid of both.
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in fiscal 2018 revenue and a talent force of more than 80,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com, and connect with Jacobs on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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