Aastra UK & Ireland has partnered with Unity Technology Solutions to supply Aastra’s range of Unified Communication Solutions to customers in the Republic of Ireland. Aastra is the number one supplier of PBX/IP PBX systems for the SMB market for the EMEA region in 2009 (EMEA unified communications call control market line shipments 2009, all lines shipped and sub 100 extensions, Canalys). With the appointment of Unity, Aastra has strengthened its reseller network in Ireland as part of the company’s drive to widen and deepen its channel route to market.
Unity Technology Solutions, based in Clonskeagh, Dublin, is a value added reseller of solutions, with expertise in the delivery of IT projects. The company will now add the Aastra range of call control managers to its portfolio including call control managers for the SMB market as well as the MX-ONE for enterprise customers.
For Unity Technology Solutions, Stephen Black, Head of Operations said, “We are delighted to be appointed a Gold partner with Aastra. Aastra is one of the global leaders in the area of the SMB, IP phones and the Enterprise communication market and complements and enhances Unity’s already strong pedigree in the communications sector in Ireland. We are looking forward to a strong and long lasting partnership together.”
Alan Reeve, Managing Director, UK and Ireland for Aastra commented, “This is a significant relationship for Aastra in Ireland and will allow us to meet the needs of customers with a partner employing over 120 staff in IT solutions delivery. The corporate market for unified communications (UC) systems, particularly contact centres, is an important sector for us and together with Unity Technology Solutions we can supply customers with converged voice and data solutions to meet their business needs.”