SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

Westcon Group, Inc.

April 22, 2010 14:43 ET

Comstor to Distribute Singlewire's Mass Notification, Paging and Physical Security Applications for Cisco Unified Communications Platform

Global Agreement Enables Comstor Resellers to Deliver Best-in-Class Voice Applications, Including InformaCast Notification System

TARRYTOWN, NY and MADISON, WI--(Marketwire - April 22, 2010) -  Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announces a distribution agreement with Singlewire Software, LLC, developer of innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification. The agreement enables Westcon Group's Comstor business unit to distribute the entire suite of Singlewire's best in class voice applications, including the InformaCast notification system, to its global network of Cisco-oriented resellers.

Andy Banks, vice president North America, Cisco Sales, commented: "One area that distinguishes Comstor from other distributors is that we have expertise across all of Cisco's technologies, including the Cisco Unified Communications platform. We are pleased to be adding Singlewire's innovative voice applications to our linecard."

Singlewire InformaCast is a full-featured network-based mass notification system that allows users to simultaneously send an audio and/or text message to a variety of endpoints including IP speakers and overhead paging systems.

"Comstor is second to none in its competence and overall understanding of Cisco technology. This brings us tremendous value as we look to expand the depth of our Cisco-oriented customer base," states Mike Koehn, Director of Channels for Singlewire Software. "We are pleased to be able to leverage Comstor's logistics capabilities, sales expertise as well as its dedicated programs."

Partners can purchase Singlewire InformaCast via the partner login portal located at http://www.comstor.com. To learn more about InformaCast, visit http://www.singlewire.com/one or view InformaCast Demonstrations at http://www.singlewire.com/demo.

About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Avaya and Polycom. Through its Westcon and Comstor practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit www.westcongroup.com.

About Singlewire Software
Singlewire, based in Madison, WI develops and supports innovative voice applications centered around secure, fast, and reliable mass notification capabilities. Main offerings include: InformaCast, InformaCast CK, PushToTalk, and DORA, and allow customers unprecedented control in designing mass notifications, assigning them to specific recipients, and determining the medium for dissemination -- IP phones, IP speakers, email, etc. -- all with the peerless capacity for customization to our customers' specific environments. To learn more, please visit www.singlewire.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jeffrey Touzeau
    Hummingbird Media, Inc. for Westcon Group
    Tel: (914) 602-2913
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    Brad Parkel
    Director of Marketing
    Singlewire Software
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    608.661.1154