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News Release Cements its Footprint in the UC Market with Prestigious Supplier Award
Released: 23rd October 2013
Publisher: is the first international unified communications provider to be recognised with a prestigious award for its role in the provisioning of unified communications (UC) in the UK.

Germany-based UC manufacturer, Swyx, has presented Elite with the outstanding accolade of ‘International Partner of the Year’ - the first of its kind, in recognition of Elite’s exceptional sales and support over the last 12 months.

Swyx currently sits second in Europe for its market share of IP PBXs and was one of the first companies to bring pre-dominantly software-based UC services to the European market.

This high-status award further helps cement its leading position in the UC market, as the only unified comms provider to have appeared four times in the Sunday Tech Track, Elite is making clear headway when it comes to rolling out next generation services that can provide a multitude of advantages to modern day workplaces.

Matt Newing, CEO of Elite says: “Since 2010 we have rolled out bespoke unified communications solutions to many UK and international businesses and find that this product is very helpful in absolutely any business environment. We even use the Swyx unified communications solution to seamlessly link our three UK offices to work smarter and more effectively.

“Our knowledge of the product and certainly our highly skilled Swyx engineers has meant that we have been very successful in the integration of Swyx here in the UK. We find that clients love it and always get great feedback.”

“We are extremely pleased to be presented with this award from Swyx, we sell the solution that we think is most suited to each business at hand and Swyx is obviously very adaptable.”

Elite currently provides Swyx UC to international businesses such as Yo! Sushi, GB Railfreight and Romec.

CEO at Swyx, Ralf Ebbinghaus says: “Elite has certainly outperformed any other partner and so they were an obvious choice for our first International Partner of the Year award.”

“Elite is a fantastic business to work with. Not only can the technical teams successfully integrate Swyx on a highly bespoke basis to clients – building intuitively tailored systems with third party products for every customer – but they also win our vote when it comes to on-going technical support. We always have great feedback from clients on the way Elite has handled their installation and post-sales support.” PLC was established in 2000, the business employees over 85 members of staff and has offices in London, Lancashire, Derby and Madrid. Clients include; Merlin Entertainment Group, P&O Ferries, Air France and over one third of the UK’s Premier League football clubs.

About and Swyx is the UK’s leading unified communications provider, and the only unified communications provider to feature in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, which recognises the 100 fastest growing technology businesses across the UK. Elite provides a range of next generation communications and is also a Gold Partner Provider of Swyx.

Swyx is a German-based unified communications manufacturer that currently sits second in Europe for its share of IP switches. As one of the first providers of software based UC solutions, Swyx has been providing unified communications to Europe since 2000.

Press contact: Jenny Dixon Tel: 0844 875 0003 email:

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