LONDON, UK, June 9, 2008 - ShoreTel, Inc., (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of Pure IP Unified Communications solutions, today announced the signing of a new agreement with HEATH Comm, a leading value-added distributor in Norway. Under the terms of the agreement, HEATH Comm will offer ShoreTel's award-winning range of Unified Communications solutions to HEATH Comm's base of value-added resellers (VARs) and VoIP specialist partners throughout Norway. ShoreTel is the first Unified Communications solution to be distributed by HEATH Comm.
"The signing of HEATH Comm is indicative of our quest to expand our reach across Europe by working only with well-established and respected distributors," said Mark Swendsen, EMEA managing director of ShoreTel. "HEATH Comm's high stature and thorough knowledge of the Nordic countries make it the best partner for expanding our operations in that region. HEATH Comm can now offer a unique - and the most manageable - Pure IP Unified Communications solution on the market, and we can leverage HEATH Comm's standing and reach in the Nordics," concluded Swendsen.
Based on a unique distributed software architecture and innovative product design, the ShoreTel's Unified Communications solution provides enterprise-class reliability and scales from 10 to tens of thousands of users. It is designed and built from the ground up to be the market's easiest to use, easiest to manage, full-featured Pure IP Unified Communications system.
"We're delighted to have added the ShoreTel product range to our offering. As one of the best known IT distributors in Norway, we intend to use our significant leverage and stature to grow ShoreTel's market share in this region," said Bjørn-Ove Kuven, product manager at HEATH Comm. Bjarte Guterud, technical manager, added, "When we made a decision to enter the Unified Communications market, we wanted to be able to offer the best solution available, which is why we chose ShoreTel."
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 +44 (0) 800 652 8645