Mitel, a leading provider of voice, video, and collaborative communication software solutions for businesses of all sizes, operates in over 90 countries via a network of 80 offices worldwide, supporting over 1,500 value-added resellers and partners.
The presence of Mitel – whose Chairman of the Board of Directors is Sir Terry Matthews, the man who had the vision to take The Ryder Cup to his native Wales - will enable users to benefit from the most advanced communications solutions to stay connected across the world.
Graham Bevington, EMEA Managing Director, Mitel, said: "Mitel is excited to be selected as a Preferred Supplier to The 2010 Ryder Cup. As a global leader in unified communications solutions for businesses, Mitel already has a successful association with the world of golf, providing communications technology to The European Tour events throughout the year.
"The Ryder Cup is the premier team event in world golf and we look forward to being part of the experience. As a Preferred Supplier, Mitel will provide communications solutions to enable the rest of the world to connect with The 2010 Ryder Cup and communicate all the excitement the matches generate. As a golf fan, I can't wait!"
Richard Hills, Ryder Cup Director, said: "Communication is an integral part of sport and business and, in Mitel, we are delighted to welcome on board one of the world’s leading unified communications companies.
"With Mitel's expertise and knowledge, The 2010 Ryder Cup will be served superbly well in terms of keeping the communication flowing and helping everyone stay in touch in the key areas of The Celtic Manor Resort."
For further information please contact:
The European Tour Communications Division
Tel: +44 (0)1344 840400; Fax: +44 (0)1344840444
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Camille Beasley, Media