Mitel Applications Suite Receives 2009 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, May 27, 2010 (Marketwire via COMTEX News Network)

Mitel(R), (NASDAQ:MITL), a trusted provider of unified communications software solutions announced today that Mitel Applications Suite has received a 2009 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC(R)) Unified Communications magazine.

The Mitel Applications Suite (MAS) brings together business-critical unified communications applications in a single software package, providing organizations of all sizes with enhanced employee productivity, improved customer service, and simplified management.

MAS provides a rich set of advanced software applications, including unified messaging, speech auto-attendant, mobile phone integration, audio & web conferencing, customer service utilities, business analytics with Application Web and SIP Trunk Proxy Services to support secure remote teleworking. This select combination of applications works together seamlessly, on a single server, to improve communications, collaboration and information flow for users and amongst customers, partners, and suppliers to create a competitive advantage.

"It is an honor to grant Mitel with a 2009 Product of the Year Award for their Mitel Applications Suite. Mitel has proven their dedication to quality and excellence while supporting the needs in the marketplace," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We look forward to seeing continued advancement in technology solutions from Mitel in the future."

Working in conjunction with Mitel Communications Director and the Mitel 5000 Communications Platform (CP), MAS offers small-and-medium-sized businesses with a complete and effective unified communications solution. This solution is administered through a single, user-friendly, web-based interface. Simplified management and single-server advantages are designed to translate into total cost of ownership reduction associated with initial deployment and ongoing management overhead.

"Mitel continues to be a leader and this award further validates MAS as a strong component of Mitel's unified communications offer to the market, as evidenced by increasing customer shipments and enhancements such as embedded virtualization software," says Paul Butcher, Mitel's president and chief operating officer. "With the success of the Mitel Teleworker Solution and other key applications like Mitel NuPoint Unified Messaging and Mitel Audio and Web Conferencing from MAS, customers have clearly recognized the need and importance of putting them on a standard server to support market demand for flexibility."

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). For more information about TMC, visit TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites:,, M2M,, Smart Products Ecosystem,,,,,, and For more information about TMC, visit

About Mitel

Mitel Networks offers a comprehensive portfolio of IP-based communications solutions, which consists of IP telephony platforms, unified communications and collaboration applications and managed and network services. By integrating voice, video and data communications with business applications, Mitel enables businesses to improve their performance. Mitel is a leader in the market evolution to unified communications and collaboration, enabling customers to move beyond basic fixed telephony and disparate communications tools toward integrated multi-media communications and collaboration between users, wherever they may be located. Mitel's U.S. headquarters are in Phoenix, Arizona. Global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with offices, partners, and resellers worldwide.

Forward-Looking Statements

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