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ShoreTel Adds Aruba to TechConnect Program

Solution certification creates greater value for customers
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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 14, 2016 – ShoreTel® (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) solutions and phone systems, today announced that Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, has joined the ShoreTel TechConnect™ program and now has solutions certified with the ShoreTel Connect™ product portfolio. Adding Aruba to the ShoreTel TechConnect program extends the long-standing relationship ShoreTel has had with HPE and delivers greater value for customers through verified applications and devices. TechConnect is a global technology and developer partner program that extends ShoreTel solution capabilities beyond its current product portfolio.                                       

Specifically, the Aruba Instant IAP-205 and IAP-215 access points and Aruba Central cloud management platform have received certification with ShoreTel Connect. These certifications provide customers with an optimized cloud solution for their unified communications needs.

“We welcome the Aruba family into our successful alliance with HPE, building upon our history of success offering cloud solutions to customers,” said David Petts, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at ShoreTel. “Certified Aruba products will enable ShoreTel partners to sell deeper into the midmarket and enterprise space, leveraging each offering as best-of-breed in their respective areas, while providing partners and customers with a validated solution to instill confidence in buyers.”

“Through our work with ShoreTel, our customers and resellers are able to leverage best-in-class cloud and mobility solutions to improve productivity and collaboration,” said Michael Zhu, Senior Director, Business and Corporate Development, at Aruba. “In addition to great technology, Aruba, HPE and ShoreTel all share a commitment to customer satisfaction.”

ShoreTel participated in Aruba’s 2016 Atmosphere Conference last week in Las Vegas, and spoke with more than 100 current and prospective customers excited to learn more about these new certifications.


About ShoreTel, Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOR) is a leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) products, cloud services and IP phone systems powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for contact centers and cloud, onsite and hybrid UC environments eliminate complexity, reduce cost and improve productivity. Recognized for its industry-leading customer experience and support, ShoreTel’s innovative contact center solutions, application integration, collaboration tools, mobility, SIP trunking and business phones enable users to communicate and collaborate no matter the time, place or device, with minimal demand on IT resources. ShoreTel is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has regional offices and partners worldwide. For more information, visit

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