South West Communications Group has won an international award to
recognise its work in supporting small and medium-sized businesses.
of the industry’s leading communications equipment manufacturers,
Alcatel-Lucent, announced South West Communications Group had won its
2010 EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Asia) Partner of the Year
Outstanding Achievement Award in Barcelona during the first leg of the
Alcatel-Lucent Dynamic Enterprise Tour 2011.
The award was in
recognition of South West Communications Group’s use of growth
initiatives, innovation and collaboration opportunities with particular
attention placed on the converged, turn-key telephony solution it has
implemented for Dorothy House Hospice Care.
deployed for Dorothy House Hospice Care in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire,
included a new telephone system which has been integrated with new
access control and nurse call solutions to enable all three elements to
be controlled with the use of cordless phones. South West Communication
Group has also replaced the Hospice’s existing data network to meet its
changing communication needs.
The Exeter-based communications
company hopes this blend of technologies will form a blueprint for
hospices and care homes to help them deliver excellent patient care now
and in the future.
Keith Wilkinson, sales director for
Alcatel-Lucent said: “South West Communications Group went above and
beyond to motivate the market to adopt new ideas and new technologies by
facilitating joint technology offerings with Alcatel-Lucent to bring
integrated solutions to the marketplace.”
Sarah Flowers, sales
director of South West Communications Group, said: “To be recognised by
Alcatel-Lucent as being the 2010 EMEA Partner of the Year is a huge
testament to the result of our investment in solutions for the SMB
market. We are dedicated to designing solutions that suit the needs of
our clients, and this award, as well as our recent implementation at
Dorothy House Hospice Care, illustrates our pursuit of excellence in the
communication and data networking industry.
“By aligning our
strategies with Alcatel-Lucent, we have been able to deliver advanced
solutions and integrate them seamlessly into existing infrastructure,
thereby driving business efficiency and growth for our customers.”