Dan Hoffman Assumes New Leadership Role with ShoreTel – Keith Nealon Becomes President and General Manager of the Cloud Division
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As a result of massive flooding and power loss caused by hurricane Sandy, ShoreTel Sky began to lose some services in two of our data centers at about 10:45 pm. Multiple carriers and our data center providers are reporting issues. We will update this page as information becomes available and continue to update as additional details emerge.
We regret any inconveniences our customers and partners may have suffered as a result of the technical difficulties we encountered yesterday. Our focus now is on understanding what happened and how it can be avoided in the future. Transparency is very important to us and we intend to share the reason(s) for the problem and provide a chance to ask questions.
Yesterday is the last day we used the name “M5.” For me, it is a bit bitter sweet. I couldn’t be happier that we are part of the ShoreTel family and that we are fully embracing the brand. But, together … Continued
Last week, I had the great pleasure of joining Peter Blackmore and other ShoreTel executives for ShoreTel’s investor day at AT&T Park in San Francisco. We had the opportunity to speak to investors and analysts about the future of ShoreTel, unified communications and, of course, the acquisition of M5 Networks.
Today, we sold the company Every month, since 2003, when co-founder Jay Kaminsky suggested that the (then) twenty-five of us should get together and talk more, I’ve played opening music at our company meetings. I try to pick songs that capture … Continued
This year M5 Networks is launching an initiative to extend the competitive advantage we gain from M5’s unique culture. We’ve dedicated a team, reporting to the CEO, to further deepen our commitment to our core values. The M5 People team is a group dedicated … Continued
The first thing missing from office phones – they are stuck on desks. People move around. Nothing that doesn’t move with people can extend their intelligence.
“Customers want holes, not drills”. Whurley reminded me of this old business saw while presenting to a group of Alan Patricof’s CEOs last summer. He provided a great first-person example of an iPhone app for kids that his chaotic moon … Continued
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