Graybar to Distribute Aastra MX-ONE™ Compact

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Aastra announced today that Graybar is now an authorized distributor for the Aastra MX-ONE™ Compact. The proven enterprise solution expands their voice communiucations portfolio.

Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communications market, announced today that Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, is now an authorized distributor for the Aastra MX-ONE™ Compact.

The MX-ONE Compact provides small and medium businesses (SMB) a competitive solution for IP Telephony and Unified Communications (UC). The MX-ONE Compact supports standards-based communications protocols like SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) on both extension and trunk lines and is available with a wide variety of terminals (i.e., SIP, IP, cordless) and applications. The MX-ONE Compact scales from 50 to 1,000 users and can be converted to the full enterprise version of MX-ONE with just a license upgrade.

Many applications are bundled in with the MX-ONE Compact, and others are available as additional options. Applications include:

  •     Integrated mobility – mobile phones are integrated into the call manager (called fixed mobile convergence) allowing employees to enjoy the features usually provided by an office desk phone on their mobile handsets, making them more responsive and reachable via a single number.
  • Productivity enhancing tools - Tools such as advanced messaging (for voice mail, fax mail and unified messaging) and call screening enable a more user-centric communcations experience.
  • Contact center application - Solidus eCare Lite™ is a specially packaged version of Aastra’s multi-media contact center solution for enterprise which can be converted to the full enterprise version with just a license upgrade.

“Our customers have a wide variety of needs, and the capabilities of the MX-ONE Compact make it a great addition to our telephony portfolio,” said Steve Stone, Graybar’s vice president, comm/data. “We look forward to engaging new MX-ONE Compact resellers and providing them with services and solutions that work to their advantage.”

“Graybar and Aastra have had a solid working relationship for years,” said John Drolet, Vice President of Sales, Indirect Channels and Carriers, Aastra USA. “With recent changes to Graybar’s PBX portfolio, we are confident that Aastra MX-ONE Compact system will bring our mutual customers a product portfolio that will benefit resellers and their end users for many years to come.”

For more information regarding the Aastra MX-ONE Compact please visit us at .

About Aastra USA
Aastra USA Inc. is the US business unit of Aastra Technologies Limited, a company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market. Headquartered in Concord, Ontario, Canada, Aastra develops and delivers innovative communications products and applications for businesses. Aastra’s operations are truly global with more than 50 million installed lines around the world and a direct and indirect presence in more than 100 countries. Aastra USA is entirely dedicated to enterprise communications and offers IP telephony and Unified Communications solutions individually tailored to satisfy its customers’ requirements. These range from feature-rich call managers for small and medium businesses and highly scalable ones for large enterprises, integrated mobility, call center solutions to a wide selection of terminals. With a strong focus on open standards, Aastra USA enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate more efficiently. For additional information on Aastra, visit our website at

About Graybar
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of nearly 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.

Aastra® is a registered trademark and MX-ONE and ViPr are trademarks of Aastra Technologies Limited.

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