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Ingram Micro and ShoreTel Announce New US Distribution Relationship

October 21, 2011

ShoreTel, a provider of unified communications (UC) solutions, has announced Ingram Micro as its value added distribution partner. The companies have signed a new U.S. distribution relationship that cover the entire ShoreTel unified communications (UC) portfolio including the latest ShoreTel Mobility, a smartphone integration solution.

ShoreTel asserted that its Enterprise Mobility solution enables businesses of all sizes to integrate smartphones and tablets with existing enterprise communication and applications and infrastructure securely, simply and cost-effectively.

Ingram Micro explained that UC solutions represent a high-growth, high-margin sales and service opportunity for its channel partners and a growing IT solutions category for Ingram Micro. The company claimed that its Advanced Technology Division is capable of enabling both the partners realize their growth targets easily.

ShoreTel added that its Unified Communications (UC) capabilities are changing the way people work by integrating communications tasks currently performed with separate tools. Built on the powerful voice capabilities of our IP phone system, ShoreTel simplifies communication with fully integrated video, instant messaging, video conferencing, advanced mobility, presence and collaboration capabilities.

Also, by teaming with Ingram Micro and leveraging its Advanced Technology Division, it is empowering its partners to easily implement the brilliantly simple ShoreTel solution, which gives customers more time to focus on their business at hand. The Ingram Micro Division will also be in-charge of offering targeted sales, technical and business development training and education.

Officials with ShoreTel commented that they are committed to providing comprehensive communications solutions that eliminate complexity and help reduce costs. Demand is high for an affordable, scalable business solution that is easy to deploy and will support an increasingly mobile workforce.

ShoreTel and Ingram Micro share a philosophy to bring innovative solutions to market that provide an easier and more profitable way for channel partners to deploy and manage. 

Nathesh is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Tammy Wolf

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