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Plantronics Announces Expanded Relationship with Westcon Convergence

01-29-2013 07:15 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Susan Hansen, Vice President of Marketing, Asia Pacific, Plantronics

Susan Hansen, Vice President of Marketing, Asia Pacific, Plantronics

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 27, 2013 — Plantronics Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today announced it has expanded its relationship with Westcon Convergence to include the Middle East. Westcon Middle East is a leading value-add distributor of convergence, security, networking and mobility products and services, covering the Middle East, Pakistan and North Africa regions. The company has specific expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video application technologies, including VoIP, internet security, wireless and mobility solutions and offers a global portfolio in the Middle East and Africa of best in-class products, services and solutions from highly reputed vendor partners.

“We’re very pleased to announce an expansion of our relationship with Westcon into the Middle East,” said Susan Hansen, Vice President of Marketing, Asia Pacific, Plantronics. She further added, “Westcon has a proven expertise in delivering excellence in core distribution services around the globe. We’re looking forward to working with them to reach key telephony accounts and grow the wireless and UC business opportunity in the region.”

Manoj Panchal, Westcon Convergence Divisional Director expressed, “We are excited to add Plantronics to our portfolio. We consider this as a win-win relationship of quality products and sophisticated distribution providing Plantronics with expertise in recruiting, enabling and growing the enterprise channel at the same time expanding our Unified Communication offerings”

Plantronics devices available through Westcon include Contact Centre, Enterprise and Unified communications devices.

About Plantronics – Simply Smarter CommunicationsTM
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for over 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call +1 (831) 426-5858.

About Westcon Group
The Westcon Group of companies is owned by Datatec Ltd, which is listed on the Johannesburg and London (AIM) stock exchanges. Its key business practices are Westcon and Comstor brands. With a strong global presence in 60 countries, Westcon ships to over 170 countries. Westcon is expanding in a number of emerging markets and has made several strategic acquisitions and has grown business in its core markets.

For more information, please contact
Meenu Raje
Westcon Middle East
+971-4-8839888
meenu.raje@westconme.com

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