PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, July 28, 2011 -- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complete communications solutions, announced today that it has received the ShoreTel 2011 Circle of Excellence Award. ShoreTel, Inc., the leading provider of IP phone systems with fully integrated unified communications (UC), announced the winners of sales and customer satisfaction achievement awards during the annual Champion Partner Conference, in July. The Circle of Excellence award is the highest honor ShoreTel bestows upon a partner.
“Black Box is honored to receive the ShoreTel Circle of Excellence award. As the top national ShoreTel partner, we are proud to be able to deploy ShoreTel solutions throughout the United States and Canada. We believe ShoreTel solutions, backed by Black Box technical and customer support is a winning combination for customers,” commented Terry Blakemore, president and CEO of Black Box Network Services.
ShoreTel’s partners are highly trained and specialize in delivering ShoreTel’s brilliantly simple solution, along with expertise in other disciplines such as LAN, WAN, mobility, call center, voice and data application integration, and training and support. ShoreTel and its partners share the same goals including maintaining the industry’s highest levels of customer satisfaction, ease-of-use for the UC solutions they provide, and low total cost of ownership. Only the top 10 ShoreTel resellers receive the ShoreTel Circle of Excellence award, which recognizes outstanding success among a large group of ShoreTel partners.
“We are thrilled to congratulate Black Box Network Services,” said Don Girskis, senior vice president of worldwide sales for ShoreTel. “They have earned this honor through outstanding achievements – demonstrating great revenue success while maintaining the best practices for high customer satisfaction. We are pleased to recognize their accomplishments and acknowledge how they have helped ShoreTel excel as the leading global provider of IP-based business communication solutions.”