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Unified Communications Week in Review

August 17, 2013

It’s the end of another great week in tech news. Let’s recap what’s happened in unified communications headlines.

iQ Solutions recently made Silver-level channel partner status with Avaya, which, according to the report, is a tribute to its clients and team as it attained this distinction within 18 months of inception into the Avaya partner program.

“The Avaya Connect partner program helps us achieve our goal of driving consistent, high-quality communications experiences for customers. iQSG helps us extend our reach to businesses, enabling companies to benefit from an array of end-to-end communications that bring real-time collaboration and customer experience management to the next level. This reaffirms the hard work iQSG has done to enhance great customer satisfaction,” said Karl Soderlund, vice president of Avaya U.S. Channels.

iQSG expressed its excitement about its relationship with Avaya and its continued growth with the partnership.

Find out more via the full report.

It was announced this week that Huawei partnered with Telematics, a move that emphasizes Huawei’s dedication to unified communications (UC) in Middle East region.

By adding the UAE-based Systems Integrator, ICT engineering and project management company to its list of worldwide partners, Huawei aligns itself with recent market analysis from Frost & Sullivan, which says the UC market in UAE is poised for tremendous growth by 2014.

“Huawei's channel partner program plays a vital role in our overall Middle East business strategy where Qatar and the UAE are some of our fastest-growing markets," Dong Wu, vice president of Huawei Enterprise Middle East, told AMEinfo.com.

"Telematic, part of the BMTC group, brings valuable insights into key vertical industries such as finance, hospitality and government. Together we look forward to bringing the latest in Unified Communications technologies to customers throughout the region," Wu said.

Find out more via the full report.

Last but not least, video and unified communications specialist HD Distributing partnered with Tely Labs to offer its growing reseller channel with value-added distribution services.

"Tely Labs has created an offering that meets pent-up demand for a new way to do business videoconferencing, with less cost and complexity,” said Steve Garber, president at HD Distributing. “The telyHD Pro is a very attractively priced room system that our reseller channel can confidently sell to their enterprise or SMB customers, and we are very pleased to add it to our product portfolio."

Read about the details of this partnership from the report.  

That’s it for this week’s unified communications recap. Be sure to visit the unified communications community for up to the minute news on all things UC.

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