“To demonstrate ShoreTel’s brilliant simplicity in action at the show, ShoreTel provided a complete integrated communication experience live in front of the audience,” said Kevin Gavin, chief marketing officer, ShoreTel. “This included our IP telephony capabilities with IP 655 desk phones, live system administration capabilities with ShoreTel’s Director Web application adding audience members as new users with all services in seconds, and demonstrating the intuitiveness and ease of use with our conferencing and collaboration with Macs and PCs, along with integrated ShoreTel Mobility software on Apple iPhones, iPads and Android Smart phones.”

The awards were presented at the Midsize Enterprise Summit West held Sept. 12-14, 2012 at the JW Marriott in San Antonio, Texas. With an agenda designed to address IT re-investment strategies, MES West 2012 brought together industry experts and practitioners to discuss the specific needs of the midmarket and how to best drive IT innovation despite an environment of tight cost control. The conference provided IT executives with exclusive access to industry research, thought provoking keynote sessions, interactive boardroom appointments, a solutions pavilion featuring exhibitors from both emerging and established vendors, as well as peer to peer networking opportunities. To view the event highlights visit http://www.xchange-events.com/mesw12.

“The midmarket has its own unique set of challenges and opportunities,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, XChange Events. “The XCellenceAwards recognize the vendors who understand those market nuances and provide the best solutions to meet this market’s evolving needs. We congratulate all the winning companies for their ongoing commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction.”

About ShoreTel

ShoreTel, Inc. (NAS: SHOR) is a provider of business communication solutions whose brilliantly simple unified communications platforms, applications and mobile UC solutionspromise a new rhythm of workforce engagement and collaboration. With costly complexity eliminated by design from its award-winning, all-in-one IP phone system, UC and contact center solution, and its industry-leading hosted phone system, workers enjoy a freedom and self-reliance that other providers can’t match. Users have full control to engage and collaborate, no matter the time, place or device, for the lowest cost and demand on IT resources in the industry. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit shoretel.com or shoretelsky.com.

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