Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. Receives ShoreTel's Certified Champion Partner Program Status
Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. announced today that they have been awarded ShoreTel's Certified Champion Partner status, recognizing Van Ausdall & Farrar as a value-added solution provider of enterprise communication solutions.
- (1888PressRelease) August 01, 2010 - ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR), a leading provider of Pure IP Unified Communications (UC) solutions, has designed the Champion Partner Program to strengthen the relationship between ShoreTel and its partners, advancing and growing both companies' market share in the unified communications industry, while ensuring every customer continues to be delighted with their ShoreTel experience.
"We're pleased to welcome value-added partners into the Champion Partner Program - especially those that have made the commitment to sales and technical training, infrastructure development and focus on customer service in delivering our innovative products and leading business solutions," said Tom Hamilton, senior director of worldwide channel marketing at ShoreTel. "In this case, the achievement of Certified Champion status is based on Van Ausdall & Farrar's value-add solution sales and delivery, of ShoreTel Unified Communications systems.
"Van Ausdall & Farrar is honored to be awarded such a high-level partnership with ShoreTel, a company that places as much emphasis on total customer satisfaction as we do. One of our goals is to be the premier voice and data integrator in the state of Indiana. As a Certified Champion Partner with ShoreTel, we are ahead of schedule," said Trent Smith, general manager of Van Ausdall & Farrar's Converged Communications Group.
Since ShoreTel's first product shipment in 1998, customer satisfaction has been at the core of ShoreTel's top business priorities, and is a requirement for the primary business values for all ShoreTel partners. Customers who purchase ShoreTel solutions rank their product above other manufacturers for technology, ease of use, management, customer service, solution experience, product features and performance. Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. satisfied customers like IU Credit Union and St. Francis Medical Group, have contributed to ShoreTel's ranking as Best Overall VoIP telephony vendor among end-users for the past five years in a row, according to industry analyst firm Nemertes Research.
About Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc.
Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. is a 95-year old, privately-owned office technology solutions company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. They have branch sales and support offices in Lafayette, Evansville, Fort Wayne and South Bend. VA&F offers the following office technology solutions for businesses and organizations:
* Business Telephone Systems, Voice over IP, Voice Processing Systems
* Carrier services, such as dial tone, high-speed internet and private IP-based networks.
* Network infrastructure and security solutions
* Wireless networking products and services
* Copiers, Printers, Scanners and Faxes
* Dictation and transcription solutions
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 1-877- 80SHORE.
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