Media Advisory: Gary Beach, Publisher Emeritus of CIO Magazine Hosts Webcast on Virtualization, with VMware and Mitel

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jul 14, 2010 (Marketwire via COMTEX News Network)

Mitel(R) (NASDAQ:MITL), a leading provider of unified communications software solutions, today announced the participants in the webcast, "They Said It Couldn't be Done: Unified Communications on a Virtual Infrastructure" on July 15, 2010 at 1 P.M. EDT. Gary Beach, publisher Emeritus of CIO Magazine will host this interactive session with Paul Butcher, president and chief operating officer of Mitel, and Richard McDougall, principal engineer and chief performance architect in the Office of the CTO at VMware(R).

The benefits of virtualization and the benefits of unified communications are well known. Running real time applications like voice, has always been considered high risk and not ready for mission critical business communication. Gary Beach, will look to discover how real this is as he discusses with the technology leaders if it actually:

  --  Cuts infrastructure costs? --  Streamlines data center management? --  Shortens disaster recovery time?   

This live, interactive webcast will also include views from customers who have deployed virtualized real-time communications applications

Gary Beach brings 28 years of information technology publishing experience and knowledge to his role as publisher emeritus of IDG's CIO magazine. Beach is a highly regarded spokesperson throughout the United States and global technology industry.

Richard Mc Dougall is the principal engineer in the Office of the CTO at VMware, where he focuses on scalability, observability and performance of virtualization systems. He has written numerous articles and papers on measurement, monitoring and capacity planning of Solaris systems, and frequently speaks at industry and customer technical conferences on the topics of system performance and resource management.

Paul Butcher has been President and Chief Operating Officer at Mitel since 2001. He has unique expertise and insight and more than 20 years of senior management experience in the communications-technology industry. Paul is recognized as an industry leader and has spoken at numerous trade shows and conferences.

To register for this webcast visit: http://bit.ly/aI1w1E

About Mitel

Mitel Networks (NASDAQ:MITL) is a global provider of business communications solutions and services, consisting of unified communications and collaboration software applications, IP telephony platforms, mobility applications and managed and network services. Mitel enables businesses of all sizes to move beyond basic fixed telephony tools toward integrated multi-media collaboration solutions, accessible from anywhere, helping to improve performance, gain competitive advantage, and reduce costs. Mitel's global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, US headquarters are in Chandler, Arizona and EMEA headquarters are in Caldicot, UK, with offices, partners, and resellers worldwide.

Mitel and the Mitel logo are registered trademarks of Mitel Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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SOURCE: Mitel Networks Corporation

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