Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 1, 2007
The role of IP telephony in enterprise communications is always a hot topic at telecommunications conferences. Hugh Scholaert, President of Aastra USA, Inc., will discuss market trends and product directions together with a panel of industry experts on Tuesday, March 6 at VoiceCon® Spring 2007. The forum will analyze what is required to leverage IP Telephony platforms in support of a new generation of applications and capabilities -- from unified communications and mobility to collaboration, from call centers to distributed networking, from back-office functions to customer-facing, revenue-generating activities. "I am pleased to be participating in this VoiceCon Executive Forum again this year," said Hugh Scholaert. "Aastra has a rich history of IP innovation and we are committed to staying an industry leader."
Mr. Scholaert is one of the founders of Aastra Technologies, Inc. and a member of the board of directors since the company's inception in 1983. He serves on the boards of a number of Aastra subsidiaries worldwide and is currently the President of Aastra USA, Inc. and Senior Vice President of Aastra Technologies, Ltd. As a member of the management team at Aastra, Hugh has played an instrumental role in transforming the company into a major global provider of enterprise telecommunications products; today Hugh is helping drive Aastra as it evolves into of a new kind of enterprise telecommunications company, based on IP innovation, open standards, mobility and vendor independence.
Aastra is a leader in IP communications products including IP-PBX systems, standards based telephones, unified communications and contact center applications. With over 25 years of experience delivering PBX and contact center systems to some of the largest and most demanding companies in the world Aastra is now bringing that expertise to companies of all sizes.
Parent company, Aastra Technologies Limited (TSX: "AAH"), is headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada. Aastra globally develops and markets Internet Protocol (IP)-based as well as traditional communications networking products and systems. Aastra's products include a full range of VoIP solutions including communications servers, gateways, telephone terminals and advanced software applications for business and residential markets.