SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple™ phone systems and unified communications (UC) solutions, today announced it has been recognized by Ingram Micro® as the "Unified Communications and Collaboration Vendor of the Year" at the annual Ingram Micro Experience event, held last week in Cerritos, Calif. This is the first year Ingram Micro has recognized a vendor in this technology category.
The two companies have been working together for more than four years, most recently with Ingram Micro adding ShoreTel cloud solutions to its portfolio. Also earlier this year ShoreTel, Ingram Micro and HP joined forces to deliver offerings for small- to medium-sized businesses that consist of ShoreTel onsite or cloud services and HP routers and POE switches.
"Through commitment, consistency and collaboration Ingram Micro and ShoreTel have exceeded our goals around partner recruitment and enablement, resulting in tremendous year-over-year growth for ShoreTel," said Tim Ament, senior vice president, advanced solutions at Ingram Micro. "As a strategic vendor within our growing UCC portfolio, ShoreTel's onsite, hosted cloud and hybrid solutions offer a variety of collaboration options our channel partners appreciate. We are proud to name ShoreTel Ingram Micro's UCC Vendor of the Year."
"We're honored to be recognized by Ingram Micro as the first-ever UCC Vendor of the Year winner," said David Petts, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ShoreTel. "This is a testament to the strategic value of our relationship and the hard work we've done together to grow UC sales, particularly for the cloud offering in partnership with HP. ShoreTel and Ingram Micro will continue to focus on helping channel partners establish a recurring revenue stream around unified communications and take advantage of the move to hybrid IT environments."
About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today's always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for onsite, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel's innovative business phones, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, and contact center applications enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit www.shoretel.com.
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