Mitel to Showcase Industry's Broadest Portfolio of Solutions to Maximize
Microsoft Lync Investments
Contact Center, Business Phones Optimized for Microsoft Technologies on
Display in Mitel Booth (329) at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
OTTAWA, Ontario, July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL)
(TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, will demonstrate
solutions that help customers leverage their Microsoft infrastructure and
maximize Lync at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Washington
D.C. next week. This includes Lync-optimized phones, mobile solutions and
Mitel's contact center platform natively built on Microsoft technology.
"Customers want solutions that work for, not against them. They want to bring
Lync investments to business phones and extend that into the contact center.
They want solutions that work with their infrastructure, not costly 'rip and
replace' ultimatums," said Dave Johnson, Director of Technical Marketing at
Mitel. "To deliver this, Mitel has brought together the industry's broadest
portfolio of solutions that are designed to work seamlessly with and take full
advantage of Microsoft technologies."
A new and broader Mitel portfolio will be on display at WPC this year. In the
last 12 months Mitel has nearly doubled in size, strengthened its contact
center offering and greatly expanded its portfolio, while emerging as the #1
market share leader in EMEA and climbing to #3 in North America.
Mitel's customer-driven approach translates into new opportunities for
business partners, including more solutions that add value to Microsoft Lync
and other Microsoft technologies. In addition to meeting with existing
partners, Mitel is recruiting new partners interested in growing their
business with Mitel and Microsoft. Mitel will show a number of solutions to
Microsoft partners at WPC, including:
*MiContact Center for Microsoft Lync, Mitel's comprehensive contact center
platform that runs natively on Microsoft technology and was developed for
Microsoft customers. Optimized for Microsoft Lync and Microsoft Dynamics,
this solution ties seamlessly into the Microsoft enterprise voice
*Mitel 6720/6725ip phones, one of the first and still one of three
Lync-Optimized phone portfolios available, brings Lync to business class
handsets beyond a PC client. These phones include Embedded Lync Phone
*Mitel SIP-DECT sets with support for Lync to extend mobility. These sets
use Lync presence and allow calls to simultaneously ring both Lync and
DECT to ensure the call is answered.
*Mitel InAttend Console adds more Lync functionality, including BluStar
Server integration for presence and the ability to manage SIP calls from
Customers and partners interested in seeing demonstrations should visit Mitel
at booth 329 or contact Mitel at (800) 267-6244.
Mitel®(Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global leader in business communications
that easily connect employees, partners and customers -- anywhere, anytime and
over any device, for the smallest business to the largest
enterprise.Miteloffers customers maximum choice with one of the industry's
broadest portfolios and the best path to the cloud. With more thanUS$1
billionin combined annual revenue, 60 millionend-usercustomers worldwide,
and #1 market share in Western Europe,Mitel is a clearmarket leader in
business communications. For more information, go towww.mitel.com.
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