ShoreTel Wins Best of VoiceCon Orlando 2009 Award Third Year in a Row

Leading Enterprise Communications Event's Attendees Pick ShoreTel for a Three-Peat

Apr 2, 2009

VoiceCon Orlando 2009 (, produced by TechWeb , announced that attendees at the event voted ShoreTel with the 2009 Best in VoiceCon Award for the third year in a row. Best in VoiceCon recognizes new and exceptional enterprise communications solutions and is presented annually at VoiceCon Orlando. ShoreTel received award for its ShoreTel Release 9 Unified Communications System. VoiceCon Orlando 2009 is taking place at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, FL.

"The VoiceCon attendees have voiced their opinion, and voted ShoreTel Best of VoiceCon for the third year in a row," said Fred Knight, VoiceCon General Manager. "Congratulations to ShoreTel."

"This week has been tremendously successful for our industry and for VoiceCon," Knight continued. "Despite the challenging economic times, attendance remains strong and there was great energy and lots of business being conducted on the Exhibition Floor."

John W. Combs, Chairman and CEO of ShoreTel, said, "We are thrilled that the attendees of this year's VoiceCon recognized the ShoreTel 9 release for its excellence and leadership in unified communications and enterprise-class performance. ShoreTel understands the many challenges organizations face today, and continues to create solutions that meet their most pressing needs for high reliability, ease of management, low total cost of ownership, and most importantly, result in very high customer satisfaction. We are proud to have been chosen for the Best in VoiceCon award for the third year in a row."

To be eligible for the Best in VoiceCon Award, entrants must be a VoiceCon Orlando 2009 exhibitor, and the product or service must be new and officially announced with a published ship/launch date during the week of VoiceCon Orlando 2009. Core technology releases, enhancements and upgrades are valid entries.

About VoiceCon®

Now in its 19th year, VoiceCon® is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise IP Telephony, Converged Networks and Unified Communications in North America. VoiceCon® brings corporate communications decision makers together with the industry's vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise networks and communications. As the momentum toward IP Telephony and convergence has grown, VoiceCon expanded to include two yearly shows in the United States: VoiceCon Orlando, March 30-April 2, 2009 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and VoiceCon San Francisco, November 2-5, 2009 at the Moscone North Convention Center. VoiceCon's No Jitter, (, provides daily blogging and analysis of enterprise communications, and also serves the community with two weekly email newsletters -- VoiceCon eNews ( and VoiceCon UC eWeekly ( For more information, visit

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