Mitel Receives 2006 Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions Magazine

OTTAWA, ON, Canada, June 4, 2007
Mitel Receives 2006 Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions Magazine

Mitel Receives 2006 Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions Magazine

Mitel Your Assistant, Quick Conference and 5340 IP Phone Honored for Outstanding Innovation

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The seventh annual Product of the Year award is presented by Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) Communications Solutions ( to recognize the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award.

“Mitel has been recognized with a 2006 Product of the Year Award for their excellence in technological advancement and application refinement,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC president and group editor-in-chief of Communications Solutions. “Mitel has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them. I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

Mitel Your Assistant
Your Assistant is an advanced desktop productivity tool that provides phone, person and computer presence for the knowledge worker and mobile worker. It delivers secure instant messaging (IM), web collaboration, videoconferencing, knowledge management and drag and drop conferencing. Its fully featured soft phone allows road warriors and teleworkers to securely communicate and collaborate from any location with a high-speed Internet connection without the need for a virtual private network (VPN) connection.

Mitel Quick Conference
Quick Conference provides a simple, flexible and scalable audio conferencing solution that supports up to 200 audio channels. Quick Conference’s low cost allows businesses to conduct more conference calls and takes advantage of increased collaboration opportunities among employees, customers and partners. Users can take advantage of the flexibility of simple ad hoc conferencing by setting up conference calls “on the fly” from any location at any time, without operator assistance. A user simply dials into the conference bridge to join or initiate a conference call. 

Mitel 5340 IP Phone
The Mitel 5340 IP Phone is designed to provide greater interoperability and desktop ease-of-use along with more choice, flexibility and convergence. 

Available on the 5340 IP Phone, the HTML Toolkit for the 5340 IP Phone provides an easy-to-use way to create rich graphical phone applications using standard web-authoring tools. This toolkit allows rapid development of applications that integrate the phone into key business processes.

Using intelligent directory functionality (Microsoft® Outlook®,, Microsoft® Active Directory®), the interactive LCD screens on Mitel 5330 and 5340 IP Phones can now display corporate and personal directories as well as presence status. Search capabilities using the phone dial pad and soft keys display all the phone numbers for a particular contact to take the guesswork out of reaching people.

About Mitel

Mitel, a leading provider of unifying IP communications solutions and applications for business customers, is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices, partners and resellers worldwide. For more information, visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print publications: Customer Inter@ction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine, IMS Magazine and Unified Communications (launching summer 2007). TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. Ranked in the top 0.003 percent of sites in the world by*, TMCnet serves nearly two million unique visitors each month, according to WebTrends. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, Communications Developer Conference, IMS Expo and Call Center 2.0 Conference. publishes more than 15 topical online newsletters. (* is an company that ranks Web sites by their traffic levels. Neither nor is affiliated with TMCnet). For more information about TMC, visit

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