Thursday, July 28, 2011
Black Box Network Services Awarded Highest Recognition by ShoreTel
2011 Circle of Excellence Award recognizes achievement in sales and customer satisfaction
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, July 28, 2011 -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complete communications solutions, announced today that it has received the ShoreTel 2011 Circle of Excellence Award. ShoreTel, Inc., the leading provider of IP phone systems with fully integrated unified communications (UC), announced the winners of sales and customer satisfaction achievement awards during the annual Champion Partner Conference, in July. The Circle of Excellence award is the highest honor ShoreTel bestows upon a partner.
“Black Box is honored to receive the ShoreTel Circle of Excellence award. As the top national ShoreTel partner, we are proud to be able to deploy ShoreTel solutions throughout the United States and Canada. We believe ShoreTel solutions, backed by Black Box technical and customer support is a winning combination for customers,” commented Terry Blakemore, president and CEO of Black Box Network Services.
ShoreTel’s partners are highly trained and specialize in delivering ShoreTel’s brilliantly simple solution, along with expertise in other disciplines such as LAN, WAN, mobility, call center, voice and data application integration, and training and support. ShoreTel and its partners share the same goals including maintaining the industry’s highest levels of customer satisfaction, ease-of-use for the UC solutions they provide, and low total cost of ownership. Only the top 10 ShoreTel resellers receive the ShoreTel Circle of Excellence award, which recognizes outstanding success among a large group of ShoreTel partners.
“We are thrilled to congratulate Black Box Network Services,” said Don Girskis, senior vice president of worldwide sales for ShoreTel. “They have earned this honor through outstanding achievements – demonstrating great revenue success while maintaining the best practices for high customer satisfaction. We are pleased to recognize their accomplishments and acknowledge how they have helped ShoreTel excel as the leading global provider of IP-based business communication solutions.”
About Black Box
Black Box is a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complete communications solutions. Black Box services more than 175,000 clients in 141 countries with 197 offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.
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ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is the provider of brilliantly simple Unified Communication (UC) solutions based on its award-winning IP business phone system. We offer organizations of all sizes integrated, voice, video, data, and mobile communications on an open, distributed IP architecture that helps significantly reduce the complexity and costs typically associated with other solutions. The feature-rich ShoreTel UC system offers the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and the highest customer satisfaction in the industry, in part because it is easy to deploy, manage, scale and use. Increasingly, companies around the world are finding a competitive edge by replacing business-as-usual with new thinking, and choosing ShoreTel to handle their integrated business communication. ShoreTel is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in Austin, Texas; United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia; and Singapore. For more information, visit www.shoretel.com.
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