SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

Westcon Group, Inc.

October 13, 2009 13:44 ET

Westcon Convergence Scoops Distributor of the Year at CN Awards

Westcon Convergence Demonstrates Excellence and Outstanding Channel Support at Prestigious Industry Awards Event

BURGESS HILL, UK--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that its Westcon Convergence business has won the CN Award for "Distributor of the Year." The award was accepted by David Grant, vice president of Westcon Convergence Europe, at the awards event at London's Hilton on October 1st, 2009.

The award category is for communications distributors operating in the 'traditional' business telecoms market. Entrants had to demonstrate how they have helped resellers grow their businesses through identifying market opportunities, supported by effective logistics, technical & sales support, incentive schemes, finance facilities, account management and ease of doing business. In addition, the entries had to be submitted by a channel partner. The submission for Westcon was made by Unified Communications Integrator, Connect Communications, who partners with Westcon for both Nortel and Avaya business.

Martin Cross, Director at Connect Communications, commented, "It is fantastic to see that Westcon has been recognized at the CN Awards. The support they provide us across both our Avaya and Nortel business is unrivalled in the channel and reduces our cost structure, whilst helping us drive demand and business growth."

On winning the award, David Grant, Westcon VP Europe, said, "I am very pleased that Westcon Convergence has been recognized for the comprehensive support we strive to provide to our customers. Our goal is to help make resellers more competitive and profitable in their chosen market and this award shows that Westcon has made a real difference to our partners, in spite of a very challenging economic climate."

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

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    Runa Macleod
    Westcon Convergence
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