Mitel's Paul Butcher to Address Unified Communications at Engage Collaborate Commune Virtual Xpo Via Live Webcast

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Paul Butcher, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) will address "the impact of unified communications on conducting business with customers" at the Engage | Collaborate | Commune Virtual Xpo.

Paul Butcher's keynote will discuss the value of integrated video, voice and text communications on the way businesses can engage with customers in sales and marketing activities. He will cover how telepresence, webconferencing, real-time distributed networks, and mobile telephony are ushering in a new era of customer engagement and workflow collaboration.

Paul Butcher leads the strategic evolution and implementation of Mitel's worldwide sales, marketing and R&D growth initiatives. With more than 25 years of marketing and executive management experience in the communications technology industry, Paul has a broad understanding of technical and market realities. His progressive insights and expertise drive the company's commitment to unified communications based on innovative IP solutions and a clear focus on enhancing customer experience.

The Engage | Collaborate | Commune Virtual Xpo will go live on February 22, 2011 from 11 a.m.7 p.m. EST and will be available on-demand 24-7 through the event portal for an additional 90 days. Registration is free while seats last. Paul Butcher will speak at noon EST.

About Mitel

Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) 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

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About 247xpo

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