Mitel Appoints Treolan, Part of the Lanit Group, as a Distributor in Russia

MOSCOW, July 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) software solutions, today announced that Treolan, a business division of Lanit Group and a leading IT/Telco distributor in Russia, has added Mitel's UC and collaboration solutions to its portfolio. Under the terms of the agreement, Treolan will be a distributor for the full portfolio of Mitel solutions, including Virtual Mitel Communications Director (vMCD), Mitel Application Suite (MAS) 4.0 and the Mitel® 3300 IP Communications Platform (ICP).

Alex Volynsky, Country Manager for Mitel Russia, commented: "The Russian IT market is growing and now is the ideal time to appoint a new value-added distributor for Mitel's Freedom Architecture to expand our presence in the region. Working with Treolan, we can take advantage of growing demand for best of breed UC and collaboration solutions that drive operational efficiency from organisations.  Our partnership will also assist resellers across Russia, who can benefit from Mitel European Certification and access to Mitel training and promotional programs."

Igor Belik, Strategic Partners Director, Treolan, commented: "Treolan's partnership with Mitel will enable us to broaden our offering to resellers with enterprise-grade communications solution from a successful, highly regarded UCC software solutions provider. By working with Mitel we will enable our resellers to benefit from market-leading technologies to build sales opportunities around developing business communication."

Peter Vasilchenko, Sales Director for Mitel Russia, said: "This agreement reflects Mitel and Treolan's mutual interest in developing scalable enterprise communications solutions for businesses that respond to direct demand in Russia. By working with Treolan, we are building on our strategy to establish an effective channel with high quality resources and business expertise, so we can rapidly expand our presence in the market with a wide coverage of resellers." 

About Mitel

Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of business communications and collaboration software and services. Mitel's Freedom architecture provides the flexibility and simplicity organizations need to support today's dynamic work environment. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel delivers a powerful suite of advanced communications and collaboration capabilities that provides freedom from walled garden architectures and enables organizations to implement best-of-breed solutions on any network; extends the "in-office" experience anywhere, on any device; and offers choice of commercial options to fit business needs. For more information, visit: http://www.mitel.com

The representative office in Moscow sells and services, under license, Mitel's portfolio of business communications and collaboration solutions, along with solutions from Wesley Clover International Corporation, in Russia and surrounding areas including Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Baltic States, Georgia, and Turkmenistan. The representative office is certified to sell and support certain Mitel products in these markets and is headquartered in Moscow at Riverside Towers business center, Kosmodamianskaya nab., 52/1, Moscow, 115054, Russia. For more information visit: http://www.mitelnetworks.ru.

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About Treolan

Treolan — one of the biggest and fastest growing distributors on the Russian IT market. Today Treolan is collaborating with more than 2300 business partners from more than 220 cities of Russia. Treolan is a business division of Lanit group and considered to be a leader among Russian distributors of software and hardware solutions, servers and storage systems, network solutions and equipment. Treolan is listed among the best IT distributors for Russian IT industry media ratings. Sales offices of the company are located in Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Samara and Yakaterinburg. For more information visit: www.treolan.ru

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Alex Volynsky (media Russia/CIS) +7 495-721-9570 avolynsky@wesleyclover.com Duncan Miller (media Intl Markets) +44(0)1291 436000 (ext: 7646) duncan_miller@mitel.com Contact Information Amy MacLeod (media Mitel Corporate) 613-592-2122 x71245 amy_macleod@mitel.com Malcolm Brown (industry analysts) 613-592-2122 x71246 malcolm_brown@mitel.com Cynthia Hiponia (investor relations) 613-592-2122 x71992 investorrelations@mitel.com

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