SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

May 07, 2008 11:55 ET

Nortel Awards "Best Distributor Salesperson" to James Turner, Westcon Convergence

Turner Recognized at Nortel PartnerFocus Event in London

LONDON--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that James Turner, a member of the Westcon Convergence UK sales team, has been officially recognized by Nortel as "Best Distributor Salesperson" at the recent Nortel Partner Focus event held last month in London.

James Turner, an account manager at Westcon Convergence who has specialized in the SMB market for over two years, has helped resellers successfully navigate sales and deployments of Nortel SMB solutions, including Nortel's Business Communications Manager portfolio.

Tim Brooks, Director of Westcon Convergence, commented: "James is very deserving of this public recognition by Nortel. He has been able to impart a tremendous degree of knowledge and support to our SMB community of customers and this has in turn made a positive impact on our performance."

David Hiscock, Channel Director Distribution of Nortel, commented: "'Best Distributor Salesperson' is awarded to the person who demonstrates an excellent degree of product and solutions knowledge combined with the regular feedback we receive from channel partners. James' expertise in the Nortel product line combined with his experience as a salesperson has won him this award. It is well deserved."

Ian Bullingham, Sales Director of Birmingham-based Midland Telecom Group, added: "The SMB market requires not only an understanding of current market requirements, but also of future developments and an understanding of how complex technology such as Unified Communications can help the end user community be more productive. James possesses both the practical solutions knowledge as well as the strategic vision which help us develop compelling business cases."

About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel, Avaya and Polycom. Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One business 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

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