Enterasys Receives Five Stars in CRN's 2013 Partner Programs Guide

      Enterasys Receives Five Stars in CRN's 2013 Partner Programs Guide

Annual Listing Represents Top Vendor Partner Programs

PR Newswire

SALEM, N.H., March 26, 2013

SALEM, N.H., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Enterasys Networks, a Siemens
Enterprise Communications Company, has been named to CRN's 2013 Partner
Programs Guide and was awarded a 5-Star Partner Program rating for its
Advantage Partner Program. This underscores Enterasys' deep commitment to the
channel, extensive Partner support and tools, and exceptional sales and
technical training. This award comes on the heels of Charlie Van Pelt's recent
honor in CRN Magazine's list of Channel Chiefs.

The Enterasys partner community continued to grow in 2012, including more than
85 strategic new partners, with overall partner revenue increasing 27 percent.
"We are proud of our Advantage Partner Program and because of its success, we
are rapidly growing through our channel," said Charlie Van Pelt, director of
North American channels for Enterasys. "The program is built around the
principles of profitability, simplicity, opportunity and commitment, and we
are dedicated to the continued acceleration of our partners' growth and

CRN's Partner Program Guide recognizes vendors who have channel programs and
derive a portion of their sales through the indirect IT Channel.The 5-Star
Partner Program rating recognizes the elite subset of Partner Program Guide
vendors that give solution providers the best partnering elements in their
channel programs. It is assembled by UBM Channel Research and the objective
criteria includes vendor investments in program offerings, partner
profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and
resources, sales support and communication.

The 2013 Partner Programs Guide and 5-Star Partners listing will be featured
on CRN.com and in the March 2013 issue of CRN.

Additional Resources

  oEnterasys Partners webpage
  oEnterasys' Advantage Partner Program webpage
  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://www.enterasys.com
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