Shoretel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ABS Internet Announces Partnership with Shoretel

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Partnership to strengthen IP-based communications offerings and expand footprint.  

Newbury Park, CA. – August 4, 2010 – ABS Internet LLC today announced its successful completion of all Champion Partner Program requirements for the Certified ShoreTel Champion Partner tier, which earned its partnership with ShoreTel (NASDAQ: SHOR), the leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems with fully integrated Unified Communications (UC). The reseller partnership requirements were completed on August 1, 2010, and expand both companies’ presence in the IP-based communications market. 

“ShoreTel is a natural fit for our company because it aligns with our core values of product and service excellence,” said Will Miller, Chief Executive Officer of ABS. “Adding ShoreTel to our portfolio lets us provide easy to use, manage and scale IP-based communication solutions at a low total cost of ownership.”

Joey Leon, Senior Network Engineer, will continue to lead the VoIP division with the integration of ShoreTel products and services into the ABS Internet portfolio of products, as well as continued management and support for all current and future voice customers. 

“ABS Internet has proven experience in successful IP telephony and unified communications deployments, and adding ShoreTel’s brilliantly simply solution to its product line will only strengthen its offerings,” said Larry Hart, ShoreTel area sales manager. “We are delighted to partner with a company that shares our commitment to providing true business value and world-class customer satisfaction.”

About ABS Internet

ABS Internet
was founded as a local data services company in Canoga Park, California in 1978 and incorporated in 1995 as a total communications company with offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, Sacramento, and Bakersfield.  We are a family owned company with roots long established in the data, voice, security & internet segments. Our company believes that experience, honesty, trust, and an overall and thorough knowledge of all current communication technologies is necessary to provide clients with high-performing, reliable and scalable solutions now and in the future. Relationships over 20 years are not uncommon in our partner portfolio. Our engineers are passionate about technology. With over 1,000 companies currently in our portfolio, we are unrivaled in providing our partners with the best solutions and service.  More information about ABS is available at:  http://www.absinternet.com.