October 08, 2009 14:41 ET

Westcon Convergence Extends Avaya Partnership Into Greece

Westcon Convergence to Distribute Avaya Enterprise and SME Portfolios in Greece, Following Formal Announcement at Partner Launch Event

BURGESS HILL, UK--(Marketwire - October 8, 2009) - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that its Westcon Convergence business practice is now distributing Avaya Enterprise and SME solutions into the Greek market. The announcement was made to Avaya Business Partners during a formal launch event held at the Margi Hotel on October 1st.

Tim Brooks, general manager of Westcon Convergence UK, will take responsibility for the business practice in Greece and is focused on the overall growth potential of that market -- especially as it relates to resellers: "Our value proposition is fundamentally about business growth," he said. "Since we are able to offer comprehensive support around Avaya solutions, we are able to help reduce the overall cost structure of our customers' businesses. With 15 years of experience of working with Avaya, we believe we have both the right value proposition and strategy to help our customers in Greece succeed."

At the launch event, Avaya recognized the significant role Westcon Convergence will play in achieving its goals of increasing net new business and channel centricity. Theodore Vrettos, Avaya country manager for Greece, Cyprus, Albania & Malta, commented: "We are very proud to be partnering with Westcon and see this as a significant move in developing our channel. Westcon has a truly unique, value-added distribution model and is an excellent partner of choice for Avaya."

Partners that sign-up with Westcon Convergence in Greece will have access to the full range of support tools offered through Westcon's ConvergencePoint programme with a dedicated Greek ConvergencePoint site. In addition, Westcon Convergence offers financing, marketing and sales support for all of its customers. For more information, go to convergencepoint.westcon.com

About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel and Avaya, Inc. 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 www.westcongroup.com.

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    Westcon Convergence
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