August 3, 2010 -- Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS) has been named EMEA distributor of the year for 2010 by ShoreTel. The award, which was announced at ShoreTel’s recent partner conference in San Diego, recognised the VAD for its recruitment of new partners, marketing excellence and support for business partners and VARs.
John Howard, managing director at ShoreTel in EMEA, said: "Avnet has had a fantastic 12 months with ShoreTel bringing on a significant number of new partners and allowing ShoreTel to further develop both its SMB and enterprise business."
"The team at Avnet has supported the on-boarding of new partners innovatively and has ensured both new and existing partners have maximized revenue on ShoreTel products. We are looking forward to the next 12 months with Avnet as we both push forward on revenue and partner development plans," added Howard.
ShoreTel’s business communications system delivers voice, unified communications (UC) and contact centre capabilities to enterprises of all sizes. Avnet has been instrumental in recruiting several large business partners in the past year including Vodafone.
Laura Harman, UK sales director at ATS, added: "Avnet is committed to developing deep, long-standing relationships with its business partners and suppliers that mutually benefit all parties involved. This approach is certainly appreciated in the fast moving world of communications in which ShoreTel is focused."
"With our technical, sales and marketing expertise Avnet can help business partners accelerate success by driving new solutions and new revenues into existing and new markets. We have a great team in place at Avnet and this award is credit to their skill, hard work and focus," she added.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 04, 2010