Agreement With Landata Expands Mitel Presence in Russia & Eastern Europe

Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:00am EDT

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MOSCOW, Oct. 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL), a leading
provider of Unified Communications (UC) software solutions, today announced that
Landata, a business division of Systematic-Group and a leading IT/Telco
distributor in Russia, has added Mitel's UC solutions to its portfolio. This
will broaden Landata's commercial and technology offering to resellers as well
as expand the availability of Mitel solutions in Russia, the Commonwealth of
Independent States (CIS) and Eastern Europe. Mitel believes its Freedom
Architecture, an open model for UC based on a single, cloud-ready software
stream, is well-suited for these markets as it delivers advanced communications
functionality combined with the ability to leverage industry-standard servers
alongside existing infrastructure.

"We're very excited to continue our growth in these important markets with
Landata," said Graham Bevington, vice president, International Markets, Mitel.
"Taking our Freedom architecture to Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe speaks to
our recognition of the potential growth of these markets. Landata, with its
far-reaching and sophisticated network of channel partners, is well situated to
help Mitel expand our footprint in these burgeoning areas and reinforce our
channel-centric strategy for growth."

Alex Volynsky, who heads up a newly established representative office in Moscow
which sells and supports Mitel's portfolio under license, integrated with
added-value applications from Wesley Clover International Corporation, commented
on the announcement, "This agreement brings together a suite of complementary
products for businesses looking to unify communications across multiple
platforms and locations, with a large, established network of resellers. In
addition, Landata resellers can work to achieve Mitel PARTNERprogram
certification via access to Mitel sales and technical training, as well as
benefiting from Mitel and Landata marketing programs."

Vasiliy Selyuminov, Executive Director, Landata said about the announcement,
"Landata prides itself on pioneering and delivering new solutions with a high
level of expertise and professionalism. Our resellers and distribution network
has been looking for a proven IP-based unified communications solution for some
time, the Mitel portfolio allows us to offer them just that."

About Mitel

Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) is a global provider of business communications and
collaboration software and services. Mitel's Freedom architecture provides the
flexibility and simplicity organizations need to support today's dynamic work
environment. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel delivers a
powerful suite of advanced communications and collaboration capabilities that
provides freedom from walled garden architectures and enables organizations to
implement best-of-breed solutions on any network; extends the "in-office"
experience anywhere, on any device; and offers choice of commercial options to
fit business needs. For more information visit: http://www.mitel.com

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About the Representative Office

The representative office in Moscow sells and services, under license, Mitel's
portfolio of business communications and collaboration solutions, along with
solutions from Wesley Clover International Corporation, in Russia and
surrounding areas including Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Baltic
States, Georgia, and Turkmenistan. The representative office is certified to
sell and support certain Mitel products in these markets and is headquartered in
Moscow at 12th floor, Riverside Towers, Kosmodamianskaya nab., 52/1, Moscow,
115054, Russia. For more information visit: http://www.mitelnetworks.ru.

About Landata

Lanadata founded in 1994, part of Systematic-Group, is the multi-vendor supplier
of networking, telecom, computing, peripherals, measurement and control high
quality equipment. The dealer network of Landata includes more than 2000
companies from 83 regions of Russia and CIS. Landata pays special attention to
overwhelming support for business partners' projects including technical
consulting, pre-sale and post-sale support, authorization and education
programs. For more information visit www.landata.ru.

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