Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Black Box Network Services Receives Top Sales Award from Siemens
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, May 7, 2008 -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), a leading provider of communications and infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the Siemens Sales Pinnacle – Enterprise Market Award. This marks the fourth consecutive year for Black Box to receive this prestigious award for outstanding sales and achievement in selling HiPath® 4000 real-time IP communications servers to mid-sized and large enterprises. In 2007, Black Box sold more HiPath 4000 units than any other Siemens enterprise partner and achieved the highest total revenue of any partner.
"We are extremely proud of the success we have had selling and supporting Siemens solutions to our customers and we are honored to receive this top award," commented Brian Jones, Black Box Network Services Senior Vice President. "The Siemens HiPath platform, implemented and supported by Black Box, creates a valuable unified communications solution for our enterprise customers," he added.
"Black Box achieved significant growth as a result of their strong commitment and expertise in delivering unified communications solutions to the enterprise market. Black Box continues to help customers be more successful using the Siemens portfolio of solutions and we are pleased to honor their accomplishments." said Mark Henley, Senior Vice President of Channel Management and Development, Siemens Communications Inc.
Siemens Communications, Inc. announced the 2007 reseller partner sales achievement awards at the 2008 Siemens Enterprise Partner Forum held in Orlando, FL. The Siemens Enterprise Partner Program provides channel partners with competitive enterprise communication solutions, services and support to address the expanding market for unified communications solutions.
About Black Box
Black Box is the world’s largest technical services company dedicated to designing, building and maintaining today’s complicated data and voice infrastructure systems. Black Box services 175,000 clients in 141 countries with 188 offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.
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