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Invest Implications: 'Planned Aastra Merger Expands Mitel's Footprint, but Also Poses Challenges'

Published: 18 November 2013

ID: G00259573

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala


On 11 November, 2013, Canadian-based unified communications (UC) solution providers Mitel and Aastra Technologies announced plans to merge. The deal expands Mitel's presence in Western Europe, but product overlap and geographically diverse dealer networks will make integration difficult.

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