BOCA RATON, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Communications, Inc. has announced the 2007 reseller partner sales achievement awards. The winners, members of the Siemens Enterprise Partner Program, were honored at the 2008 Siemens Enterprise Partner Forum held in March in Orlando, FL.
The Siemens Enterprise Partner Program provides channel partners with competitive enterprise communication solutions, services and support to address the expanding market for unified communications solutions. The reseller sales channel offers Siemens and customers expanded reach in the marketplace with sales, implementation and service of business communications systems and solutions.
Award winners for fiscal year 2007 represent Siemens partners that have
successfully demonstrated sales and support of Siemens in the enterprise
-- Black Box Network Services was awarded the Siemens Sales
Pinnacle -- Enterprise Market Award for outstanding sales and
achievement in selling the HiPath(R) 4000 real-time IP communications
server to mid-sized and large enterprises. Winner for the second year
in a row, Pennsylvania-based Black Box has continued to meet the needs
of the larger enterprise market. In 2007, Black Box sold more HiPath
4000 units than any other partner and achieved the highest total
revenue of any partner.
-- Verizon Business received the Siemens Pinnacle Partnership Award for
the service provider that significantly increased its Siemens revenue
and orders over the previous year. A member of the Siemens Enterprise
Partner Program since 2004, Verizon Business received the award for
nearly doubling their annual Siemens revenue during fiscal year 2007.
Verizon Business offers unified communications solutions based on
Siemens' technologies that provide the common platform for the
delivery of IP telephony, messaging, mobility and security offerings.
This is the third year that Verizon Business has received a Siemens
Enterprise Partner Program Award and the second consecutive year the
company has been honored with the Siemens Pinnacle Partnership Award.
-- ABTECH was awarded the Siemens Sales Pinnacle in the SME Market Award
for outstanding sales achievement in selling the HiPath(R) 3000 to
small and mid-sized enterprises. Annapolis, Maryland-based ABTECH sold
the highest volume of HiPath 3000 units of any reseller partner and
nearly tripled their year-to-year Siemens revenue.
-- Wyle Information Systems Group (formerly RS Information Systems)
received the Siemens Shining Star Award, which is presented to the
dedicated Siemens partner that has significantly increased its Siemens
revenues and orders year-to-year as well as provided a shining example
of partnership. Wyle Information Systems Group, based in McLean,
Virginia, increased their Siemens revenue and orders by more than 60%
The award winners reflect the continued success of Siemens' unified communication solutions in the North American market, where Siemens and its reseller partners provide a comprehensive portfolio of integrated communication platforms, applications, phones, security solutions and management services. The Siemens portfolio of open communications solutions helps provide enterprises with practical and flexible approaches for deploying next-generation collaboration and customer interaction tools that interoperate with legacy systems. Siemens' solutions support and interoperate with mixed-vendor environments.
"The continued success of our reseller partner program demonstrates the momentum and influence that Siemens is having delivering unified communications solutions to the enterprise market" said Mark Henley, Senior Vice President of Channel Management and Development, Siemens Communications, Inc. "Our award winners achieved significant growth as a result of their strong commitments to helping customers be more successful using the Siemens portfolio of solutions."
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $107.4 billion in 2006. Founded 160 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA has sales of $21.4 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Eleven of Siemens' worldwide businesses are based in the United States. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 480,000 people in 190 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States: http://www.usa.siemens.com .
About Siemens Communications, Inc.
Siemens Communications, Inc. is an affiliate of Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG, one of the world's leading suppliers of Unified Communications technologies. The company's unique Open Communications approach to providing software, solutions and services for enterprises of all sizes enables business processes to be more productive, faster and more secure -- with any device, network or information technology infrastructure. Siemens Communications, Inc. and Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG are wholly owned subsidiaries of Siemens AG, which has its global headquarters in Munich, Germany.
More about Siemens Communications, Inc. at http://www.siemens.com/open .
Note: Siemens and HiPath are registered trademarks of Siemens AG or its subsidiaries and affiliates. All other company, brand, product and service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
This release contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Siemens management. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "forecast," "expect," "intend," "plan," "should," and "project" are used to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the company's current views with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results to be materially different, including, among others, changes in general economic and business conditions, changes in currency exchange rates and interest rates, introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance of new products or services and changes in business strategy. Actual results may vary materially from those projected here. Siemens does not intend or assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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