Transmitted At: 2008-09-25 12:39
Attention News Editors:
Shift and Microserve team up to help B.C. small businesses look big
CALGARY and VANCOUVER, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Shift Networks, a leading provider of hosted VoIP telephone solutions for small business, announced today that it has partnered with Microserve, one of the largest value-added resellers in Western Canada, to help distribute Shift products and services to the Greater Vancouver Area and Victoria, British Columbia. "Shift is excited to partner with Microserve and grow our revenue in the small business VoIP market," says Pina Romolo, Business Development Manager, Shift Networks. "This partnership brings Shift Networks new and direct access to a portfolio of west coast clients, resulting in the strengthening of Shift Networks already successful strategy to reach small businesses." Microserve will add Shift Networks' hosted VoIP solutions to their current product offering. As a Shift Authorized Partner, Microserve will service Vancouver, Victoria, Richmond, North Vancouver, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Newton, Whalley, Abottsford, Whistler and Kelowna. "Shift Networks provides Microserve with products specific to small businesses, a niche market currently underserved in the B.C. area," says Basil Hayle, Manager, Voice Solutions Division, Microserve. "We're excited to begin targeting this segment of the market and we're looking forward to the mutually beneficial partnership between Shift Networks and Microserve." Plans are currently underway to have Microserve up and running in the third quarter of this year. Shift Networks is a better phone company for your business, offering Hosted IP PBX Voice over IP calling to over 400 small and medium sized businesses in major cities such as Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa plus 46 other calling areas nationally. Shift's services start at $29.95 per user per month. For more information on Shift, please contact us at 1-866-770-3001 or visit us online at www.shiftnetworks.com. Based in Burnaby, British Columbia with centers in Victoria, Edmonton, and Calgary, Microserve is one of Western Canada's largest independent technology resellers. Since 1987, Microserve provides complete technology solutions that range from product acquisition, deployment and support, to technical and professional services, telephony, consulting, and more. We have a wide range of sales, service, support, and development certifications from industry leading manufacturers such as Lenovo, IBM, HP, 3Com, Cisco, Citrix, Toshiba, Microsoft, Novell, and more. For more information on Microserve, please visit www.microserve.ca.
For further information: Contacts: Pina Romolo, Manager, Business Development - Shift Networks, (403) 536-5503; Basil Hayle, Manager, Voice Solutions Division, Microserve, (604) 205-1535