Enterasys Executive Honored as CRN Channel Chief

               Enterasys Executive Honored as CRN Channel Chief

Distinction Recognizes Enterasys' Deep Commitment to Channel Ecosystem

PR Newswire

SALEM, N.H., March 12, 2013

SALEM, N.H., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Charlie Van Pelt, director of
North American channels at  Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise
Communications Company, has been named to CRN Magazine's list of Channel
Chiefs. Van Pelt received the award based on tremendous progress in 2012 and
three primary accomplishments: increased partner engagement, aligning channel
enablement programs to product launches and increased demand generation
resources. This honor comes on the heels of Enterasys announcing new wireless
LAN sales and channel programs poised to accelerate growth in the channel.

"Enterasys has always seen tremendous value in cultivating and improving our
partner program across the globe. The entire Enterasys team is proud of
Charlie's accomplishments and celebrates with him in this honor from CRN,"
said Chris Crowell, president and CEO of Enterasys Networks. "We look forward
to further growing our partner program in 2013 and beyond with our global
channel partners."

The Channel Chiefs list includes 255 executives, including Siemens Enterprise
Communications' Senior Vice President of Global Business Partners Patrick
Kehoe, that are the who's who of channel management--heading up the partner
programs for some of the industry's most influential technology companies.
This year's honorees navigated a maze of business model and technology shifts,
ensuring their company's partners succeed.

Additional Resources

  oEnterasys Partner Program
  oEnterasys Social Media Newsroom
  oConnect with Enterasys via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and

About Enterasys Networks and Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified
communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of
all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and
quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class
services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and
outsourcing capabilities.

Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient
collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort
and dramatically improves business performance.

Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the
standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver
better results.

Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and
Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network
infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete
enterprise communications solutions portfolio.

For more information, please visit:
www.siemens-enterprise.com or www.enterasys.com

Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG is a Trademark Licensee of
Siemens AG.

Media Contacts:

Jason King
Enterasys Networks
+1 603 952 5151

Jennifer Grabowski
Racepoint Group
+1 617 624 3231

SOURCE Enterasys Networks

Website: http://wwww.enterasys.com
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