Aastra Technologies Ltd. Videoconference Solution Wins Product of the Year Award According to BAC Company Report09 Mar 2012 • by Natalie Aster
LONDON – Recently Aastra Technologies was proud to announce that its desktop videoconferencing solution named Aastra BluStar™ 8000i HD got 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award from TMC. This is the fifth award received by the device. Others are Best of Show at TMC’s ITEXPO West 2011, Best International IP Media Phone Supplier at China Enterprise Networking and Communications Award, Best Video Conference Solution at Trophées de la Convergence, Best Product at VoIP2DAY.
TMC award will further strengthen Aastra’s position as a global leader in corporate communications market. Aastra BluStar™ 8000i HD is a powerful tool that enables HD video conferencing, having 13 inch screen, 720p video definition, 30 fps frequency, multiple way conferencing, peer to peer communication, and a load of useful business applications that can run simultaneously with the call.
Despite confident leadership on the international market of corporate communications, Aastra has not been successful in its financial improvement recently. 2011 quarterly results reflect significant fluctuations, yet December ends with strong numbers: revenue of CAD 199.7 M, operating income of CAD 20.9 M, net income of CAD 18.2 M, profit margin 9.1%.
FY 2011 was flat comparing to 2010: revenue declined by 3.3% to CAD 693 M, gross profit went down by 9.4% to CAD 293.2 M, operating income did not change (CAD 27.7 M), and net income rose by 3.1% and equaled CAD 26.2 M. It is another sluggish year against 2009 which witnessed highest incomes of Aastra so far.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Concord, Ontario (Canada), Aastra Technologies Ltd engages in enterprise communication solutions worldwide. Offering a broad range of products and services, with offices in around 100 countries, Aastra leads the industry with its innovative Communication Platforms, Desk Phones, Software Applications, Mobility Products, Video Products. The company trades on Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker AAH.
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Date: Feb, 2012
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