Mitel launches new consolidated global partner program

Business communications company Mitel is combining its heritage partner program with recently acquired ShoreTell’s legacy program into one comprehensive system. Mitel’s new Global Partner Program includes restructured authorized certification levels with new incentives

Published on: March 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

New President working to reshape Avaya Canada

TORONTO – November 15 will be an important date in Avaya’s history. On that day Avaya employees, channel partners and customers will learn the company’s fate as they expect to leave Chapter 11

Published on: October 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Viewsonic partners with Intel for unified collaboration solutions

ViewSonic Canada has formed a strategic partnership with chip making giant Intel Corp. that will see the two companies work to produce smarter unified communications (UC) solutions. At the centre of this new partnership

Published on: October 11th, 2017 CDN Staff

Panasonic Canada launches new cloud service for UC

Panasonic Canada is bringing its Canadian unified communications (UC) PBX solutions to the cloud with its new Cloud Solutions offerings. The Cloud Solutions will coexist with the current available on-premises PBX solutions, with

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mitel acquires competitor ShoreTel for $430 million

The number of players in the Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) market has just gotten a little bit smaller. This morning Mitel announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant where it

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mitel acquires Toshiba’s unified communications business

After announcing earlier this year that it is bowing out of the North American telecommunications market, Toshiba is selling various assets and support from its unified communications (UC) business to Mitel. The acquisition

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Mitel launches new business phone with one-touch integration

Mitel is upgrading their latest class of business phones to include mobile integration, with the new 6900 series of enterprise-class business phones, is available now. The 6900 series comes equipped with automatic handoff from

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Alex Radu

Mitel reveals new global cloud UC solution

Mitel is expanding its cloud footprint to more than 40 countries worldwide with the launch of World Cloud, Mitel’s newest cloud solution for backend services and cloud communications across multinational businesses. World Cloud

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Alex Radu

Avaya unveils business communications platform for digital era

Avaya is streamlining its unified communications platform with the new Avaya Equinox platform, available on mobile and desktop devices, as well as the Avaya Vantage device. At its core, Avaya Equinox is a

Published on: October 17th, 2016 Alex Radu

Citrix’s top six best practices for secure UC implementation

As companies adopt and deploy unified communications solutions, there are risks associated with connecting communications to the data stream. Channel partners can play a key role not only in selling and deploying UC systems, but also in ensuring security levels

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Chris Talbot

BlackBerry kicks off its patent monetization phase by suing Avaya

Avaya's products are under fire from BlackBerry. The Canadian smartphone maker has filed lawsuits in the US against the video conferencing solution maker for allegedly violating eight patents related to video and speech decoding, message

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

A summer of confusion in the ICT channel

What a weird summer this is turning out to be compared to the past ten years! Generally, us consultants are very busy in the summer doing strategies, migration plans and acquisitions to be

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Roberta Fox

What happened to the Mitel/Polycom deal?

TORONTO – There is a point of no return on most transactions but in the case of Mitel and Polycom that point in the road took a dramatic 180 degree turn. Polycom board of

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya introduces digital communications experience solution

Avaya is making customer experience a top priority with the release of Oceana, a multi-touch customer engagement solution for testing and future-proofing digital experiences for businesses. Oceana is being supported in the market

Published on: June 6th, 2016 CDN Staff