Mitel Improves Global Market Performance in IP Telephony and Unified Communications and Collaboration

July 15, 2010

Mitel® (NASDAQ:MITL), a trusted provider of unified communications software solutions, today announced that it has outperformed the market in IP telephony port shipments as well as unified communications and collaboration (UCC) revenue gain in Q1 calendar year 2010, according to recently published reports from Synergy Research Group, a leading market research firm.

According to Synergy's report, "Enterprise Voice Market Share Report Q1 2010," Mitel was top amongst the major vendors in outperforming the market with a quarter over quarter increase in port shipments of 6.2% when compared to calendar Q4 2009. This resulted in a market share gain of almost 1.0% bringing Mitel's overall global IP telephony market share to 6.7% and a jump from seventh to fifth place.

For "Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) Worldwide Q1 Market Share Analysis," Mitel outpaced the total global market in unified communications revenues with a 4.8% increase and was the top vendor in overall percentage revenue gain from calendar Q4 2009 to Q1 2010.

Regionally, Synergy data shows that Mitel increased shipments by 18.4% in Europe which represents the highest market share gain of any vendor (2.3%) resulting in 7.3% market share. While in North America gains solidified Mitel's position as a top three vendor in IP telephony ports shipments.

"In calendar Q1 2010 Mitel exhibited strong results globally and in specific regional markets in an extremely competitive environment and challenging marketplace," said Jeremy Duke, president, Synergy Research. "Mitel continues to successfully bring to market solutions that address tangible business benefits by helping customers to reduce costs, increase communications, and provide a clear business continuity strategy."

"Mitel's global market performance supports the company's continuing strategy to expand global presence and strengthen our core North American and European markets," said Paul Butcher, president and chief operating officer, Mitel. "To do this Mitel continues to focus on developing advanced communications products and forming relationships with best-of-breed vendors to deliver a complete UCC solution for our customers across the globe."

About Mitel

A global market leader in business communications powering more than two billion business connections, Mitel helps businesses and service providers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve business users in more than 100 countries. For more information, go to and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mitel.

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