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Black Box Corporation Receives Elite 2014 ShoreTel Circle of Excellence Award
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, January 22, 2015 – Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it has received ShoreTel’s Circle of Excellence Award for the 2014 partner year, covering the October 2013 through September 2014 time period. The award recognizes Black Box for exceptional achievement in areas including customer satisfaction, revenue growth and proficiency with advanced applications. ShoreTel, Inc. is the leading provider of brilliantly simple unified communications (UC) solutions.

“Black Box is honored to be ShoreTel’s 2014 Circle of Excellence Award recipient. This notable distinction recognizes our promise to provide innovative, IT solutions to customers who depend on reliable, integrated platforms to meet their business objectives. Our focus is to ensure success through the life cycle of the solution, assuming responsibility for seamless transitions and system implementation with exceptional Day 2 support and service,” noted Mike Laughlin, Vice President Strategic Relationships for Black Box. This is the fourth time that Black Box has won this prestigious award.

“Being named to the Circle of Excellence is the highest award given by ShoreTel to its partners, and we are very pleased to have Black Box in this group,” said David Petts, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ShoreTel. “The Circle of Excellence Award is presented to ShoreTel’s top global reseller partners, and each year less than one-half of one percent of all partners earns this distinction. We’re proud that Black Box surpassed the strict criteria required to earn Circle of Excellence status this year. ”

ShoreTel partners specialize in delivering ShoreTel’s solutions portfolio and training and supporting end customers. They have expertise in disciplines such as LAN, WAN, call center, voice and data application integration. ShoreTel and its partners share the same goals in delivering UC solutions that improve communication and collaboration, with superior levels of customer care and satisfaction at a low total cost of ownership.

About Black Box

Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high value products and services through its global presence and over 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at

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Contact: Black Box Corporation
Gary Doyle
Vice President of Corporate Communications
and Investor Relations
Phone: 724-873-6788