ShoreTel®, the leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) solutions, today announced it won the 2013 NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice ‘Rising Star’ Award for Communication and Collaboration. NetworkWorld Asia and Networks Asia organised the 8th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards and announced the winners on 30 October at a celebratory ceremony recognising vendors that drive innovation in Asia with superior technologies and solutions.
The Rising Star category is dedicated especially to new players that have demonstrated excellent capabilities to innovate unique solutions for businesses in today’s fast-paced IT marketplace. ShoreTel won the award after NetworkWorld Asia’s readers who include CIOs, technology directors, IT project heads, network managers and data centre managers voted the company the newcomer with the most potential to make a major impact with customers, given its communication and collaboration solutions.
“ShoreTel is honoured to be recognised as the Rising Star in the Communication and Collaboration category. This accomplishment underscores our ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction through innovation,” said Bruce Downing, ShoreTel managing director, Asia and South Africa. “We work closely with our customers to understand their business challenges, so we can develop and deploy UC and contact centre solutions that are easy to adopt and manage, with the lowest total cost of ownership.”
“Readers of NetworkWorld Asia magazine and NetworksAsia website voted ShoreTel as a new player they believe will be making a significant influence on the industry,” said Victor Ng, Southeast Asia bureau chief at NetworkWorld Asia and Questex Asia. “This award will provide ShoreTel with prestigious industry recognition with its peers, as well as our readers who make the critical IT buying decisions for their companies.”
Voting was open to all readers, on a private web-based survey site, with invitations sent to CIOs, senior technology managers and IT project heads in end-user organisations from the publication’s print and online readership base. 349 respondents cast votes for the top technology vendors across more than 30 categories of the key IT products and services driving enterprise and SMB technology spending today in Asia.
About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (shoretel.com) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple business communications solutions. Costly complexity is eliminated by design from its award-winning, all-in-one premises and cloud-based unified communications offerings, including business phones, collaboration, mobility and contact center applications. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel enables users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, for low cost and minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide.
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