TOKYO, March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel Networks (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications and collaboration solutions, announced today the appointment of AINEO Networks as their authorised distributor in Japan and Korea for installing, maintaining and supporting Mitel systems. Founded in Tokyo, Japan in 1997, AINEO Networks is Japan's leading phone systems installation and maintenance company by volume of installed phones. Best known for supporting airlines, financial institutions and call centers in Japan, AINEO Networks is also known for localizing and introducing North American unified communications products into the Japanese market. Graham Bevington, executive vice president for International Markets at Mitel said, "AINEO Networks offers technical depth and market know-how in the world's third largest economy. We look forward to employing their experience in engaging both our global customers as well as developing this new market." Spencer Wolfe, managing director at AINEO Networks commented, "Our team is very excited to introduce Mitel's products into Japan and Korea. We look forward to demonstrating the reliability of Mitel's systems, the ease of virtualization and the integration with the Zimbra Collaboration Suite from VMware. " About Mitel Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more information visit www.mitel.com . The Mitel Networks Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8599 Mitel and the Mitel logo are registered trademarks of Mitel Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.