KELOWNA, British Columbia and OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Building on its highly reliable infrastructure and ICT services, RackForce Networks has partnered with Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) to offer cloud-based communications and collaboration services to address the unique requirements of private business and public sector organizations in Canada. Powered by Mitel, the new offering enables RackForce to extend a wide range of communications services to its own customer base via the cloud and also offer a white label cloud solution to resellers and service providers to brand and market as their own.
Mitel and VMWare were the first companies to provide real-time applications in a virtual environment, pioneering cloud-based unified communications. As a result, cloud-enabled partners such as RackForce can take full advantage of Mitel's mature MiCloud solution and its flexible path to the cloud with private, public and hybrid options."RackForce is poised to greatly accelerate cloud-based communications and collaboration services in Canada both through an offering to its own customer base and by leveraging its data center resources to help other service providers deliver their own white-labeled solution. Powered by Mitel, these services can drive innovation, create new efficiencies and boost productivity," said Ron Wellard, EVP and GM, Mitel Communications Solutions. For more information visit www.rackforce.com/uc 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 . About RackForce Networks Inc. RackForce is Canada's leading provider of VMware-based Hybrid Cloud and Hosting Services from its strategically located facilities in Kelowna, Calgary, Barrie and Toronto, Canada. Through its superior datacenters, automated systems, virtualization expertise and highly skilled team, RackForce provides advanced cloud computing, storage, colocation network and communication services to a worldwide customer base. For more information visit www.rackforce.com . MITL-C
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