OTTAWA and STOCKHOLM, Nov. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nortech has launched new cloud communications and collaboration solutions with Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) in Scandinavia. Based on Mitel's MiCloud technology, the white label service is now available to resellers, systems integrators and carriers in Sweden and Norway with plans to expand into other Scandinavian markets. Powered by Mitel, the Nortech cloud solution was introduced to more than 40 resellers at a recent event in Stockholm. Swedish carrier Phonera is among the first to offer the flexible cloud solutions, expanding on its own business solutions for its customers. "The Scandinavian market is at the forefront on mobile device usage, requiring flexible solutions to support a mobile workforce," said Fredrik Thornberg, Nortech's Sales Manager for their powered by Mitel cloud offering. "By teaming with Mitel, we are providing partners such as Phonera with cloud services for their business customers that leverage an organization's mobile investments. This is about optimizing how employees, partners and customers collaborate to streamline business." Nortech hosts the MiCloud solution on its data center infrastructure with redundancy for business continuity. Mitel partners are able to offer the Nortech services to their customers with an attractive pay-per-usage model. The solution is designed to offer ideal support for mobile workers and allows individual customers to select their devices – from mobile to desktop – for the Nortech services. "Customer choice has never been more critical to business, as companies increasingly become mobile with the need to support a proliferation of devices. With Nortech cloud services powered by Mitel, Phonera delivers the robust communications and collaboration services businesses require to the devices of their preference," said Per Jansson, Business Area Manager Telephony, Phonera. The new service builds on Mitel's long-standing relationship with Nortech and enables both companies to extend business services in the Scandinavian market.