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Simon Daniell (centre) accepts CNA Award

- Reseller recognised for unified communications deployment at Yo Sushi

London, UK, 22nd October 2008 - Swyx a market-leading vendor of Unified Communications for SMEs has announced that one of its gold partners,G P Network Solutions has won this year?s ?SME Converged Solution? category announced at The Channel Network Awards on the 16th October, at a ceremony held at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel, London.

Director at GP Network Solutions Simon Daniell who received the award commented, ?We are delighted to receive this accolade. The award recognises the hard work we have invested in understanding and delivering truly converged communications for multi-site operations. The Swyx installation at Yo Sushi is a perfect example of how you can introduce IP based technology via an MPLS network to deliver immediate tangible business benefits and improvements in customer service.?

GP Network Solutions was recognised for its deployment of a SwyxWare based unified communications solution at over 35 sites at fast-food restaurant chain Yo Sushi which plans to roll out a further 15 outlets within the next 12 months.

Billy Waters, IT Manager at customer Yo Sushi commented, ?Our telecommunications partner GP Network Solutions Ltd understood exactly what we were trying to achieve and introduced us to Swyx, a converged communications solution that was based purely on IP and could be integrated directly into our servers located at head office. The implementation has been a great success, we have dramatically reduced our telecommunications costs, improved our overall efficiency and we have had the added bonus of saving yet more money and protecting our brand values by bringing our call centre operation in-house.?

The Convergence category is for solutions that incorporate technologies such as, Telephony, IP Telephony (Local and multi site), Video Conferencing, CRM, Contact Centres and Unified Messaging. The judges were looking for solutions that use any or all of the above technologies to deliver real business benefits to the client. In particular, customer retention and competitive advantage benefits were key to winning the award.
Now in their 7th year, The Channel Network Awards are regarded as the Oscars of the ICT Channel. The Awards have developed an undisputed reputation which is why being nominated is a huge accolade in itself. Winning of course is every channel company's goal as the kudos gained is truly significant in getting recognition from the industry and gaining an advantage over the competition.
The Channel Network Awards 2008 comprised 12 awards for the reseller channel, 3 awards for suppliers along with the Channel Company of the year and Channel Personality of the year awards.
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Editor?s notes:

About Swyx:

The Communication Engine

Always ready to challenge the market, Swyx develops software based unified communication solutions that continually push the boundaries whilst maintaining its core belief that technology must always deliver tangible business value and productivity for clients.

Renowned for product innovation, Swyx aims to continually delight its customers and business partners by providing the best possible products and services to help make them more competitive in their markets.

Established in 1999 and headquartered in Dortmund, Germany, Swyx now has offices across Europe. Today the company is recognised as the market leader for unified communication in Europe and has enabled thousands of businesses to take advantage of the benefits of unified communication and associated applications.

An easy-to-install, easy-to-maintain software-based system, SwyxWare is The Communication Engine designed to drive a company forward. Based around familiar Microsoft? Windows? applications, the Swyx solution is designed to integrate perfectly with existing business software, including all financial and business process management tools. It offers all the agility of a business-class communication solution with the flexibility to match ? and to grow with a company?s specific needs. Powerful business communication, that is simple, quick and easy to set up and manage, giving businesses full control, and making them more responsive to the needs of its customers, wherever they are.

Picture of GP Network Solutions? Simon Daniell receiving the award is available on request.

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