Mitel Grows West With IP Telephony
- 06 April, 2006 14:25
<p>Sydney, April 6th 2006 –Mitel®, the trusted provider of IP communications and applications, today announced a major expansion of its Australian operations to capitalize on the growing market opportunity in Western Australia. The company has established an office in Perth and appointed industry veteran Nedi Nheu as State Manager for Western Australia.</p>
<p>Gwilym Funnell, Mitel Australia Managing Director commented, “The market opportunity for Mitel in Western Australia and Southern Australia is vast, as IP telephony solutions for five to 50 extensions are currently the most popular business phone systems for these regions. Mitel has the products, experience and skills for this space.”</p>
<p>The Mitel 3300CXi offers small sites of 5 to 50 extensions a low cost way to deploy an entire portfolio of IP Telephony applications, including Teleworking, Unified Messaging, Presence and Video-conferencing.</p>
<p>Nheu’s management responsibilities include Mitel’s activities in Western Australia, Southern Australia and the Northern Territory. He has previously held senior management positions at Alcatel, Newbridge Networks, and Singtel Optus.</p>
<p>Nedi Nheu, State Manager, Western Australia, “We to be opening a new office in Perth, and to have three strong Mitel Solution Providers on-board to deliver the benefits of IP to businesses and end-users across the regions.”</p>
<p>As part of Mitel’s expansion in the West Australian and South Australian markets, Era Communications, Anything Telephones, and Boileau Business Solutions have all achieved Mitel Gold Solution Provider accreditation levels in the global Mitel Solution Provider program.
Mitel’s Solution Provider Program is a 100 percent skills-based program, designed to ensure that end-users receive consistently high quality service and support by Solution Providers.</p>
<p>Accreditation at each level is based on the partner’s technical and commercial skills, particularly in the area of convergence. Accredited partners are given access to extensive marketing, training and support offerings.</p>
<p>The various levels of accreditation are Mitel AUTHORISED RESELLER, Mitel SILVER SOLUTION PROVIDER, Mitel GOLD SOLUTION PROVIDER, and Mitel PLATINUM SOLUTION PROVIDER.</p>
Mitel is a market leader for voice, video and data convergence over broadband networks. With a focus on the user experience, the company delivers advanced communications solutions that are easily customized for individual business needs. Mitel solutions extend from intuitive desktop appliances and applications through to Applications and Services Gateways that enable business process integration and enhancement. Customers are provided with innovative ways to leverage their resources and migrate to the benefits of IP communications at their own pace. Mitel is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices, partners and resellers worldwide. For more information please visit www.mitel.com.</p>
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