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January 21, 2015

Mitel CEO Richard McBee to Deliver Keynote at ITEXPO Miami 2015

UC expert brings innovative point-of-view to leading business technology event

Norwalk, CT – January 21, 2015 – TMC today announced that Mitel’s President and Chief Executive Officer Richard McBee will deliver a keynote address at ITEXPO Miami 2015, held January 27-30, 2015, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. ITEXPO is the business technology event that brings together IT professionals and experts to explore the latest technology and trends in M2M, SDN, cloud, VoIP, WebRTC, unified communications (UC) and much more. Mitel’s keynote presentation will be on Wednesday, January 28, at 9:00 am.

Mitel is a global leader of unified communications, helping organizations connect, collaborate and take care of their customers. Mitel powers more than 2 billion business connections each day, including more than 33 million cloud connections daily, making Mitel the world’s fastest growing provider of cloud communications. Mitel’s business communications experts serve more than 60 million users in more than 100 countries with a network or more than 2,500 channel partners.

“Unified communications has matured and is starting to change the game for many businesses, streamlining how we connect, collaborate and help our customers. The challenge now is to take away the complexity for users and make UC highly intuitive. Ease-of-use wins the game to help our customers finally take full advantage of the many rich features available,” said McBee.

McBee has more than 25 years of deep telecommunications experience as the President and CEO of Mitel and through his prior role as president of the Communications and Enterprise Group of Danaher Corporation. In his keynote, McBee will discuss how unified communications is emerging as a key technology in creating a competitive advantage, by boosting productivity, sparking innovation and enabling better customer experiences. While UC offers rich features, the new challenge focuses on usability and simplifying how end users leverage the technology. It represents a huge opportunity for UC to become a leading technology for nearly every business.

“ITEXPO’s conference program is filled with rich educational content for the entire business technology community, but we are especially excited to learn from Mitel’s UC expertise during this keynote,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “The UC marketplace continues to evolve as new standards and technologies are introduced. Mitel is a leading contributor to this ecosystem and will share valuable new insight to ITEXPO attendees.”

ITEXPO is supported by Diamond Sponsor Digium; Platinum Sponsors 888VoIP, Content Boost, Fiber Mountain, NETXUSA, Sansay, Schmooze Com Inc., Whoa.com, Windstream and Yealink; and Gold Sponsors ABP Tech, ADTRAN, Grandstream, LogiSense, NetSapiens, Taqua, Vitelity, Voxbone, VOXOX and Xmartek.

Registration for ITEXPO Miami 2015 is now open. Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for ITEXPO should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at 203-852-6800 x109.

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About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo V; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

TMC Media and Analyst Contact:            

Ashley Baster   

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112  


Edited by Maurice Nagle

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