News : ShoreTel Partners with Ingram Micro in China
Hong Kong, June 7, 2016 -- ShoreTel(R) (NASDAQ: SHOR), a provider of unified communications (UC) solutions and phone systems, announced it has extended its relationship with technology distributor, Ingram Micro(R) Inc. (NYSE: IM) to support customers and grow its business in the Mainland China market.
This development will provide members of the Ingram Micro channel partner network with access to a portfolio of solutions that offer businesses a high degree of flexibility, productivity and seamless integration with their business-critical applications.
Ingram Micro’s channel partners will be able to focus on customer service and address the increasing demand for UC services in the Mainland market, while Ingram Micro and ShoreTel manage the carriers, infrastructure, maintenance, support, applications and services.
"Our partnership with ShoreTel has allowed us to expand the range of solutions we provide to our growing base of channel partners and we are thrilled to be extending our relationship as ShoreTel’s sole distributor in mainland China," said Vincent Lee, General Manager, Advanced Solution Group of Ingram Micro, China. "The growing adoption of unified communications has proved its way to increasing sales, service and support opportunities for channel partners. We have great confidence in ShoreTel’s goals of delivering significant value to our channel community’s customers and establishing a recurring revenue stream around unified communications."
"Extending our relationship with Ingram Micro into Mainland China is a major milestone for us. The company’s depth of experience with ShoreTel means we can extend the value of our solutions within this vast and fast-growing market," said Frederic Gillant, VP of Asia Pacific, ShoreTel.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016