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Westcon joins forces with Speakerbus,specialist provider of critical voice solutions

Speakerbus, the specialist provider of critical voice solutions for financial, emergency and command sectors, announced today that is has signed an agreement with Westcon Group, a leader in distribution of products and professional services for converged telecommunications solutions, to distribute Speakerbus’ offerings in the EMEA region.

Speakerbus’ advanced telephony, hoot ‘n’ holler and private line access solutions enable traders to exploit business opportunities through real-time information-sharing with their colleagues and counterparties. Command sector organisations can use our solutions to instantly share information with multiple parties across land, sea and air, for fast and effective emergency situation response.

Through this new partnership, Speakerbus’ portfolio of voice collaboration solutions can be ordered directly from Westcon and its channel partners as part of a complete telephony solution, making procurement faster and simpler. Financial institutions and command sector organisations such as first responders, government agencies, military and transportation, can benefit from multi-party voice collaboration capabilities, at the same time reducing their costs and improving operational efficiency and regulatory compliance.

"We are delighted to have signed this distribution agreement with Westcon. It’s a first for us, and is set to become an integral part of our ‘high-touch, channel-centric’ strategy. Westcon’s excellent reach and extensive experience, both in financial markets and in C2, will allow us to accelerate our growth,” said James Loeber, VP Global Channel Partnerships at Speakerbus. He added, “As we grow and create opportunities in new markets, we look forward to Weston helping to deliver our globally-proven software and hardware based voice collaboration solutions.”

“We are pleased to enter this new partnership with Speakerbus, and to expand our offering of critical voice collaboration solutions to more markets,” said Jeremy Butt, EVP EMEA at Westcon. He added, “Speakerbus’ client base of tier 1 global banks, major defence installations and emergency services is testimony to the company’s status as a provider of innovative, ‘best-of-breed’ products. The addition of its powerful trader voice and emergency communications solutions to our portfolio will help our partners to grow vertical businesses both in financial and command sectors.”