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Anixter to Distribute Aastra in Australia

  • 02 December, 2009 15:41

<p>Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communications market, has appointed Anixter as Master Distribution Partner for its Australian operations.
The agreement is a “good fit” for the local operations in terms of corporate synergies and go-to-market strategy, said Anixter Marketing Manager, Daniel Sultana.</p>
<p>“We’ve built a strong business in the region around specialist skills in structured cabling for power and data, with a focus on communications, security and switching systems,” said Sultana. “It therefore makes sense that we partner with the leaders in these fields. Aastra will complement our existing offering and will bring strong expertise and solutions in enterprise communications solutions with feature-rich call managers, unified communications applications and mobility solutions.”</p>
<p>Aastra Australia Channel Manager, Jason Finlayson, said that Aastra’s portfolio of products and services perfectly complements and supports Anixter’s core product sets.
“We are delighted to have Anixter as our Master Distributor and to build on our successful relationship with them,” said Finlayson. “Anixter’s expertise will be a great asset as Aastra continues to build on its presence in Australia. With its strong financial fundamentals and product portfolio, Aastra is well positioned to leverage its existing infrastructure and growing operations to meet the needs of Australian customers and resellers.”</p>
<p>For more information, or to find out how your business can work with Anixter and Aastra, contact Daniel Sultana on 0404 089 058.
About Aastra
Aastra Telecom Australia is the Australian business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, (TSX:“AAH”), a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. Aastra’s operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers one of the most complete portfolios of unified communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers’ requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, integrated mobility, call centre solutions to a wide selection of terminals. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently.
For additional information on Aastra, visit</p>
<p>About Anixter
Anixter International is a leading global distributor of communications products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. The company adds value to the distribution process by providing its customers access to 1) innovative inventory management programs; 2) more than 425,000 products and $950 million in inventory; 3) 229 warehouses with more than 6.5 million square feet of space; and 4) locations in 268 cities in 52 countries. Founded in 1957 and headquartered near Chicago, Anixter trades on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AXE.</p>

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