Westcon Convergence to Distribute AdvaTel's PhoneEasy IP Console and Desktop Solutions for Nortel BCM and SCS500 Platforms
Melbourne, Australia and Burgess Hill, UK, 20 January 2008 - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading speciality distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that its Westcon Convergence business practice is now distributing the AdvaTel PhoneEasy IP Console and Desktop software products for the Nortel BCM and SCS500 platforms to its UK-based customers. Additionally, AdvaTel will be participating in Westcon’s ConvergencePoint program.
AdvaTel’s PhoneEasy IP Console and Desktop complement the Nortel BCM and SCS500 platforms through the provision of Unified Communications capabilities to the desktop. The PhoneEasy products integrate telephony, e-mail, Text SMS and calendar mining into one single application for Nortel BCM and SCS500 users.
Scott Tyson, Associate Director of Sales for AdvaTel said, “The PhoneEasy IP Console and Desktop provides an SMB application ideally suited to the Nortel BCM and SCS500 platforms, which Westcon already carries. Having worked with the Westcon Convergence team in the past and knowing their commitment to industry leading technology, they are in the best position to deliver the necessary knowledge and tools to help resellers profit from this powerful set of applications.”
“We have been looking for the right applications to add value to our Nortel SMB oriented solutions,” said Dave Garwood, European Product Manager, Westcon Convergence. “With the Advatel PhoneEasy suite of products, we have found a solution that allows our Nortel Resellers to deliver robust Unified Communications capabilities to customers on BCM and SCS500 platforms. Through our ConvergencePoint program, Nortel Resellers can quickly get up to speed on this innovative product set and benefit from the incremental value that PhoneEasy is capable of adding to their Nortel SMB Business.”
Westcon customers can purchase PhoneEasy via their standard purchasing terms and conditions, while taking advantage of the “Try and Buy” program. To access Westcon’s ConvergencePoint program, please visit http://uk.convergencepoint.westcon.com or contact Westcon for more information.
Established over 17 years ago, AdvaTel is an Australian software development company heavily involved in R&D and innovation. It provides a diverse range of advanced, cost effective solutions for the telecommunications industry.
The company is based in Melbourne, Australia and has a highly experienced in-house development team able to respond quickly to market demands. AdvaTel generates a high percentage of its revenue from overseas sales.
About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, convergence and mobility for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel and Avaya. Through its Westcon and Comstor business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit www.westcongroup.com
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