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Virtualization Specialist Entisys Solutions Joins Mitel Global Partner Network

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Virtualization Specialist Entisys Solutions Joins Mitel Global Partner Network05:00 EDT Wednesday, October 31, 2012PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications and collaboration (UCC) solutions, and Entisys Solutions, a top-tier consultant and integrator of virtualization solutions, today announced that Entisys has become a Mitel authorizedPARTNER, enabling delivery of advanced UCC solutions to Entisys customers in California. "Our goal is to enable customers to see beyond their basic communications needs and to leverage their technology investments to better manage day-to-day operations, reduce expenses, and ultimately grow and evolve their business," said Philip Keenan, Mitel's executive vice-president, U.S. partner business, sales and service. "Entisys Solutions has the depth of expertise with virtualization technology that give customers the flexible solutions needed to simplify their communications infrastructure and amplify their business value." Mitel authorizedPARTNERs must meet a series of stringent requirements in order to sell and support Mitel products in the marketplace. These include ongoing training for sales and technical services; processes and benchmarks to provide quality customer service; and a high degree of expertise in voice communications, data networking, and applicable applications such as virtualization, conferencing, collaboration, contact centers and mobility. "We view ourselves as business partners for our customers, providing the expertise they need to make the best technology choices to support their business needs," said Mike Strohl, CEO and president of Entisys Solutions. "Mitel is well known for its industry leading innovation, and with the addition of Mitel virtual solutions to our portfolio, we are now able to offer customers a truly virtualized voice solution. Virtualized voice presents an enormous opportunity for us to offer complete, tailored solutions that are designed to meet customer specific needs and add maximum value to their business."About Entisys Solutions, Inc. and Agile360 Entisys Solutions, Inc. and its Southern California division, Agile360 are leading the way in virtualization and modernization – from the data center to endpoints and into the cloud – through the delivery of state of the art methodologies and broad solution offerings around Citrix Desktop Virtualization, VMware Virtualization, NetApp Storage Virtualization, Microsoft infrastructure Virtualization and HP converged infrastructure solutions. Entisys and Agile360 also offer comprehensive Professional Support Services, complementary managed services and consulting and engineering services to mid-tier and enterprise organizations as well as government agencies. With two decades of experience, and a deep understanding of today's most advanced technologies, Entisys Solutions and Agile360 have become trusted advisors to some of the most prominent companies in California. Together, the companies hold several industry-leading distinctions including Citrix Platinum Partner, VMware Premier Partner, Microsoft Managed Gold Partner, NetApp Platinum and Virtualization Services Partner and HP Solution Elite Partner. The corporate headquarters for Entisys Solutions are located in Concord, Calif. Agile360 has offices in Irvine, Calif., Pasadena, Calif. or more information, visit www.entisys.com or www.agile360.com, call 1-877-ENTISYS (877-368-4797) or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/entisysagile360.About Mitel Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more information visit www.mitel.com. Mitel and the Mitel logo are registered trademarks of Mitel Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The Mitel Networks Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8599 MITL-CCONTACT: Entisys Kathy Casdorph, Director of Marketing kathyc@entisys.com Mitel Amy MacLeod (media) 613-592-2122 x71245, amy_macleod@mitel.com Malcolm Brown (industry analysts) 613-592-2122 x71246, malcolm_brown@mitel.com Cynthia Hiponia (investor relations) 613-592-2122 x71997, investorrelations@mitel.com