Jake Gordon and Associates

Jake Gordon and Associates
Nortel

Nortel

April 15, 2005 09:59 ET

SMB World 2005 Welcomes Nortel


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APRIL 15, 2005 - 09:59 ET

SMB World 2005 Welcomes Nortel

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 15, 2005) - Jake Gordon &
Associates, Canada's leading IT event management group, is pleased to
announce that Nortel (NYSE:NT)(TSX:NT) has joined SMB World™ 2005.

"We are proud to welcome Nortel and its partners to the show," said
Jacob (Jake) Gordon, President & CEO of Jake Gordon & Associates and
Chairman of SMB World. "Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering
innovative technology solutions that encompass end-to-end broadband,
Voice over IP, multimedia services and applications, and wireless
broadband. Their participation in the event will add great value to all
the event delegates."

"Nortel continues to lead the market in communications and technology
innovation," said Ron McDougall, VP Enterprise Sales Canada, Nortel. In
keeping with our commitment to industry-leading, innovative and valued
SMB solutions, we work with our strategic partners like Cardinal
Communications and Multinet Communications to bring these to market. Be
sure to visit our booth where you will see firsthand how we have built
upon the most successful SMB communications portfolio in the industry,"
added Ron.

"Cardinal is a recognized leader for the converged SMB market space in
Alberta," said Michael Mahony, President, Cardinal Communications. "With
30 years of experience earning designations such as "Advantage Premium
Partner" with Nortel, we have the tools to deliver today's complete
business communications solutions. We are pleased to take part in the
SMB World show and are looking forward to demonstrate the newest Nortel
converged solutions," added Michael.

"Multinet is proud to participate in the SMB World Show and looks
forward to demonstrate to Small and Medium Businesses how not to 'sweat
the small stuff', because after all, it's all 'small stuff'," said
Leslie Greenberg, President, Multinet Communications. "We distribute an
extensive product portfolio and offer comprehensive nationwide service
to meet the telephone system and telecommunications requirements of the
Canadian business users," added Leslie.

SMB World™ 2005, Canada's Small & Medium Business Solutions Show,
provides small- and medium-sized enterprises with a unique environment
designed to address their unique operational challenges and business
needs. The SMB World speaker roster will include renowned management
experts, executive of industry associations, industry consultants,
top-tier suppliers, and top-ranking financial & technology analysts. The
event also serves as a great networking forum between local end users
and local suppliers/solution providers. The SMB World™ 2005 event
will be held in major cities across Canada.

- For more detailed information about SMB World™ 2005, please visit
the event website at www.SMBWorld.com.

- For information about Nortel, please visit
www.nortel.com/solutions/smb/.

- For information about Multinet Communications, please visit
www.multinet.ca.

- For information about Cardinal Communications, please visit
www.cardinalcomm.com.

- For information about Jake Gordon & Associates, please visit
www.jakegordon.com.

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