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About Aastra Technologies Ltd.
Aastra Technologies Limited engages in the development, marketing, and support of a portfolio of enterprise or business telephony solutions. In addition, the company offers analog, digital and open standard Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) terminals, as well as a range of wireless DECT terminals and advanced software applications, including contact center solutions. It focuses on enterprise communications.
Products, Applications, and Services
The company's integrated solutions include call managers for small and mid-sized businesses, systems for large enterprises, integrated mobility, call center solutions, video teleconferencing systems, and a selection of terminals. It develops and markets a line of residential and business telephones for the cable and telecommunication markets. It has approximately 50 million installed lines globally. The company enables enterprises to communicate and collaborate by offering a range of open standard IP-based and traditional communications networking products, including terminals, systems, and applications.
Enterprise Communications Infrastructure: The company's enterprise communications infrastructure includes telephone terminals analog, digital, and IP; server-based call managers; wireless devices DECT, WiFi, and DECT over IP; PBX, converged PBX, and IP-PBX systems; open standard interface adapters, and media gateways; and video conferencing platforms.
Applications: The company's products have various applications, including corporate networking solutions; contact center solutions and applications; soft phones; unified messaging tools; integrated voice and video conferencing platforms; integrated mobility solutions; and system administration tools.
Global Support Services: The company provides customer service, support, and training; consulting, network design and implementation; and maintenance and repair.
The company's new products and product releases, applications, and services, including: Aastra 5000, an IP telephony soft-switch for the enterprise market; new release for Solidus eCare, an IP-enabled multimodal contact center solution which addresses the main challenges facing virtual contact centres; new release for IntelliGate, an SMB communications platform with advanced fixed-mobile convergence and mobile client; and two new IP -PB X systems targeted at the small business customer, AastraLink RP, a Microsoft Response Point phone system, and AastraLink Pro, a phone system based on open standards.
The company's multimedia conferencing solution, ViPr, offers dramatic virtual presence video collaboration between remote parties anywhere in the world. It integrates real-time video conferencing with other media, such as text, graphics, external video programming, and whiteboarding.
The company offers communications products and applications for businesses, organizations, and governments. It serves various telephone companies (telcos), as well as a network of dealers and distributors, and operates primarily in North America and Europe.
The company has operations in North America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; Central and Latin America; and throughout the Asia Pacific region. It also has operations in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, China, and India. It serves third party customers located in Germany, France, the United States, Nordic, and Canada.
In April 2008, the company acquired the shares and certain assets of Ericssons Enterprise Communication Business from Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson) and certain of its subsidiaries. The Enterprise Communication Business offers IP-PBX, converged PBX systems and branch office solutions.
Aastra Technologies Limited was founded in 1970.
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1. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Aastra Technologies Ltd. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Aastra Technologies Ltd. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Aastra Technologies Ltd. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Aastra Technologies Ltd. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Computers and Electronic Equipment Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Aastra Technologies Ltd. Industry Position Analysis
6. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. CANADA PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. AASTRA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Major Shareholders
Aastra Technologies Ltd. History
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Offices and Representations
Aastra Technologies Ltd. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Capital Market Snapshot
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Computers and Electronic Equipment Industry Statistics
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Aastra Technologies Ltd. 1-year Stock Charts
Aastra Technologies Ltd. 5-year Stock Charts
Aastra Technologies Ltd. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Aastra Technologies Ltd. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Aastra Technologies Ltd. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?