Sunnyvale, Calif. – Nov. 13, 2013 – ShoreTel® mobility software and cordless IP phones will be used track side for the first time by the Williams F1® Team during the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, taking place Nov. 15-17. The roll-out of ShoreTel unified communications (UC) for Williams is ongoing and this race marks the debut of full deployment of ShoreTel mobility and UC solutions at the track. ShoreTel is providing connectivity between Williams’ global headquarters and factory in the UK with the race team, including the pit crew, logistics experts and key personnel at Grand Prix circuits.
ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications solutions, is an Official Supplier for the UK-based Williams F1 Team from June 28, 2013 through December 2014.
“We’ve been busy over the past few months working with Williams to deploy ShoreTel’s integrated communications solutions throughout their organization worldwide, and we’re excited to reach this milestone to deliver the racing team the best in on-track communication devices and software,” said Adrian Hipkiss, EMEA vice president and managing director for ShoreTel. “ShoreTel has a roster of well-known sports teams as customers, and now adds racing to our prestigious sports portfolio.”
"Every second counts during each Grand Prix, where team work is absolutely critical. With a single communication profile for every employee – one phone number and one inbox for all calls, voicemail and email – crucial time is saved reaching key people,” said Chris Murray, head of marketing for Williams. “Whether using cordless IP phones or ShoreTel Mobility software on mobile devices at the race, each member of the team can communicate far more quickly and effectively than we were able to before.”
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 Austin, Texas, the United Kingdom, Sydney, Australia and Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.shoretel.com or call 1-800-425-9385.