Siemens Enterprise Communications Positioned as a Leader in 2013 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications

    Siemens Enterprise Communications Positioned as a Leader in 2013 Magic
                     Quadrant for Unified Communications

PR Newswire

RESTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2013

RESTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Siemens Enterprise Communications
announced today that it has been named by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the
2013 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications (UC).

According to Gartner, vendors in the Leader's quadrant "have a full UC
offering, strong market presence and demonstrate success in the field. They
have a strong presence in related markets to expand their footprint in UC.
These vendors and their channel partners have experience delivering UC to a
broad range of enterprise types and into most geographic regions."

Siemens Enterprise Communications is positioned as a Leader based on the
company's completeness of vision and ability to execute. Gartner judges a
company's completeness of vision based on current and future market direction,
innovation, customer needs, and competitive forces, and how well these map to
Gartner's overall evaluation of the market. Ability to execute is judged based
on the quality, efficacy, and overall maturity of the products, systems, tools
and procedures that enhance individual, group, and enterprise communications.

"Siemens Enterprise Communications is proud once again to be recognized by
Gartner as having a leading Unified Communications solution," said Chris
Hummel, Chief Commercial Officer and President, North America, Siemens
Enterprise Communications. "Siemens Enterprise Communications continues to
drive innovation in the market with the OpenScape portfolio and the newly
unveiled Project Ansible, and we remain committed to delivering superior
solutions to customers."

Siemens Enterprise Communications OpenScape portfolio is a mature,
comprehensive, open unified communications solution that can integrate into
diverse IT and telephony environments and with existing applications to
improve user productivity and reduce costs. The newly unveiled Project Ansible
is a dynamic communications and collaboration platform designed to deliver
increased business performance through real-time engagement by unifying voice,
video, social communications, search, business process applications, and other
channels into a seamless, immersive, intuitive experience.

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as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied,
with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications, Bern Elliot, Steve
Blood, July 31, 2013.

About 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.

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

This release contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Siemens
Enterprise Communications' management. The words "anticipate," "believe,"
"estimate," "forecast," "expect," "intend," "plan," "should," and "project"
are used to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the
company's current views with respect to future events and are subject to risks
and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results to be
materially different, including, among others, changes in general economic and
business conditions, changes in currency exchange rates and interest rates,
introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance of new products or
services and changes in business strategy. Actual results may vary materially
from those projected here. Siemens Enterprise Communications does not intend
or assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Siemens Enterprise Communications

Contact: Amy Martin, Corporate Communications, +1 (408) 492-2785,
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