UNITED KINGDOM, London, 19 June, 2008 - ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of Pure IP Unified Communications solutions, has won the VoIP/Convergence Product of the Year for the ShoreTel Unified Communications System (UC) at the Techworld Awards 2008. ShoreTel was selected from six finalists and was presented the award at a gala dinner at the O2 Arena in London on June 11th.
Recognising both products and users, the Techworld Awards reward innovation for all aspects of the IT industry. Previously known as the Network Awards and running for over 13 years, each year the Techworld Awards select the products and users from the European IT industry those have made a significant difference. Entrants are evaluated on strategy, creativity, innovation and effectiveness. An independent panel of judges consisting of highly respected individuals from the IT industry and Techworld editors select the winners.
"While there is a lot of hype around buzzwords like VoIP, convergence and Unified Communications, the challenge for the enterprise is to identify what's real and what's not," said Mark Swendsen, general manager for EMEA, ShoreTel. "We set out to build the easiest to install, easiest to use, fully featured Unified communications system. This award is a testament to the hard work that has gone into not only building our Unified Communications system, but also into ensuring that it delivers on the promise we make to our customers.
About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of Pure IP Unified Communications solutions. ShoreTel enables companies of any size to seamlessly integrate all communications-voice, video, messaging and data -with their business processes. Independent of device or location, ShoreTel's distributed software architecture eliminates the traditional costs, complexity and reliability issues typically associated with other solutions. ShoreTel continues to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction, ease of use and manageability while driving down the overall total cost of ownership. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has regional offices in the United Kingdom, Sydney, Australia and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.shoretel.com or call 1-877-80SHORE.