PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, October 27, 2011 —Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing, and maintaining today’s complex communications solutions, today announced that it won two awards from AVST for 2011; Highest Overall Sales and Highest Individual Sale. The awards were given at the annual AVST Oasis Reseller Conference.
Black Box received the AVST award for the largest U.S. sale in 2011 for an AVST deployment at NorthShore University HealthSystem. AVST and Black Box have worked together for twenty years providing solutions such as CallXpress®, AVST’s powerful suite of next generation unified communications solutions.
“Unified communications solutions are a critical part of our portfolio as customers look for innovative ways to take advantage of the latest in communications technologies – such as advanced call processing and voice, speech and unified messaging without the expense of replacing their entire core system” says Michael Laughlin, Vice President of Shared Services for Black Box Network Services. “AVST is a valuable partner and adds great depth to the Black Box portfolio.”
The AVST Reseller Conference, held in Las Vegas, is an event that highlights products and services and provides a forum for collaboration and partnership with the AVST executive team and AVST channel partners.