ShoreTel, a leading IP phone systems provider, today announced it has acquired Agito Networks. Agito, known primarily for its mobile technology, sold for about $11.4 million.
ShoreTel is hoping that Agito can expand on their service to mobile devices. In their announcement ShoreTel said they wanted to redefine the meaning of the “mobile worker.” Below is a part of their recent press release.
“The transaction further strengthens ShoreTel's cost-saving proposition by reducing mobile and long distance costs and allowing business to use smartphones as PBX extensions. Enterprises of all sizes are seeing a growing segment of their workforce elect smartphones as their primary communications device of choice. With the Agito solution, ShoreTel will offer native support for leading smartphones and tablets including BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, Nokia, and Windows-Mobile smartphones, reducing integration complexities for enterprise IT -- a first in the area of enterprise mobility.”
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