November 09 2007
Austin, Tex. and Sydney – November 9, 2007 –LifeSize Communications, the global leader in high definition video communications, today announced the signing of a new agreement with national distributor Westan. Under the agreement, Westan, a leader in technology distribution for the IT, IP Telephony and consumer electronics (CE) markets in Australia, will offer LifeSize all-HD video communication product portfolio to Westan's national base of value-added resellers (VARs) and VoIP specialist partners.
Westan’s Business Communications Division will support LifeSize resellers through its services, as well as its branch offices and warehousing facilities across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia.
“Westan brings the expertise and the infrastructure necessary for LifeSize to grow our channel partner base in Australia,” said William Yu, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, LifeSize. “With long travel distances, advanced telecom infrastructure and global trading partners, this region presents an incredible opportunity for high definition video communication over broadband IP networks. We are looking forward to working with Westan to bring Australia exciting technology that will let them do more while travelling less.”
LifeSize’s all-HD video product portfolio is now the industry’s broadest and most affordable high definition product line, ranging from simple point-to-point video systems to highly customized, multi-display, multi-HD camera video systems. All LifeSize products provide stunning quality that delivers an immersive, high definition telepresence experience over existing broadband networks.
Patrick Micallef, director, Business Communications at Westan said, “With innovative products like the affordable new LifeSize Express, Westan can now offer our customers the absolute best price performance solutions available. Westan’s national distribution network and dedicated communications division will help to grow LifeSize's market share substantially throughout Australia.”
About About Westan – Business Communications Division
Westan Business Communications is dedicated to providing IT system integrators, telephony dealers and value-added resellers with proven and reliable networking, voice, data and video solutions. In addition, Westan Business Communications provide all partners with technical and pre-sales support and are focused on delivering solutions with the lowest total cost of ownership to SME and corporate customers. Westan has a complete product portfolio of award-winning products & solutions that are innovating the communications industry whilst providing our resellers with a unique selling proposition. The division has a suite of networking and gateway devices, enterprise networking equipment, IP Telephony Solutions / VoIP products and Video Conferencing solutions. Visit Westan on the web at http://www.westan.com.au.
LifeSize is a pioneer and world leader in high-definition video collaboration. Designed to make video conferencing truly universal, our full range of open standards-based systems offer enterprise-class, IT-friendly technologies that enable genuine human interaction over any distance. Founded in 2003 and acquired by Logitech in 2009, LifeSize, with its commitment to relentless innovation, continues to extend the highest-quality video conferencing capabilities to anyone, anywhere. For more information, visit http://www.lifesize.com.
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