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Aastra Holds its First Technology Conference in Libya

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Aastra Holds its First Technology Conference in Libya

01:00 EDT Tuesday, June 25, 2013

TRIPOLI, Libya and DUBAI, UAE, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, organized together with its regional distributor Tawasol and Aastra's local representative and system integrator Dolphin Telecom a technology update conference for customers in Libya.

This is Aastra's first event in Libya after its acquisition of Ericsson's enterprise business and one of the largest of its kind in the region. Under the title "A new Era in Enterprise Communications", this event, which was hosted in the Radisson Blu hotel, Tripoli on June 19, gathered more than 120 participants from major industries like Oil & Gas, Government, Hospitality and Banking. The opening session was held by Mr. Mohamad Al Faqih, General Manager of Dolphin Telecom and the keynote speech was held by Dr. Roger Hage, Vice President Aastra Middle East and Africa.

The seminar covered a market update as well as latest trends in enterprise communications. Topics like technology transformation, unified communications & collaboration, multimedia contact centres, enterprise mobility and HD video telephony & conferencing were presented and discussed.

Aastra demonstrated live its latest solutions including the MX-ONE Telephony Server and BluStar Video Telephony & Conferencing solution.

"I was overwhelmed by the large number of participants and their interest and active participation in this seminar. We saw a big interest among large enterprise customers in modernizing their voice networks by transforming their technology step-by-step" says Marcus Junthe', head of product management at Aastra Middle East & Africa, who presented the latest products. Junthe' concludes: "This event is part of our commitment in helping enterprises in Libya communicate more efficiently and cope with the challenges and opportunities brought forward by the new technological developments."

About Aastra Middle East and Africa

Aastra Middle East and Africa, with main office in Dubai, is the regional business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, (TSX:"AAH"), a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. Aastra's operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers one of the most complete portfolios of unified communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers' requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, associated UC applications, integrated mobility, multimedia call center solutions and high definition video communications to a wide selection of deskphones and cordless terminals. For additional information on Aastra, visit our website at http://www.aastra.com/mea

Aastra® is a registered trademark of Aastra Technologies Limited in the United States and Canada. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

SOURCE Aastra Telecom Middle East

For further information: Media contacts: Zak.evans@aastra.com; Roger Hage, +971-4-438-0111

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