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ShoreTel’s Heather Tenuto Named to CRN’s Women of the Channel Power 100

Tenuto along with Sarah Smith and Bridget Winston Named to CRN Women of the Channel List
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Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 9, 2014 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple phone systems and unified communications solutions, today announced that Heather Tenuto, vice president of worldwide channel programs and sales enablement, has been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list, and has been recognized as one of this year’s Power 100. Sarah Smith, channel development manager, and Bridget Winston, director of partner business management for the Western region, have been named to the CRN 2014 Women of the Channel list.

The annual Women of the Channel list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT reseller industry. This year, the Power 100 spotlights those female executives at vendor and distributor organizations whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success.

Tenuto, a 15 year channel and telephony veteran, heads the channel programs, sales enablement and training organizations at ShoreTel. All of these teams are focused on   empowering ShoreTel’s channel to take advantage of evolving technology and the market’s demand for both cloud- and premises-based unified communications solutions. Smith and Winston have been instrumental in fostering success by working directly with ShoreTel’s most dynamic business partners to help them meet the demands of an evolving unified communications market. 

“The outstanding results supported by the hard work and expertise of Heather, Bridget and Sarah demonstrate ShoreTel’s strong commitment to recruiting and developing the very best talent to support our channel partners and the success of their businesses, in turn ensuring the communications needs of end customers of all sizes are met,” said David Petts, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ShoreTel.

“It is our privilege to acknowledge the exceptional achievements of the women in this year’s Power 100 and Women of the Channel list,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are committed to raising the visibility of the contributions of women in the channel, and we applaud the far-reaching influence of these executives who are defining today’s channel and helping to shape its future.”

A special feature of the Women of the Channel is in the June issue of CRN magazine and expanded coverage of the Power 100 is featured online at

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 or call 1-800-425-9385.

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