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Nexon completes buyout of Alcatel business from National Telecoms Group (NTG) – including maintenance contracts and support

  • 11 November, 2004 11:28

<p>NTG customers reap benefits of working with an Alcatel Premium partner who can help make the transition to IP products and applications</p>
<p>Sydney, Thursday, November 11, 2004 – Nexon Asia-Pacific has completed a buyout of the Alcatel business from National Telecoms Group (NTG). The purchase includes all NTG’s Alcatel business, including support and maintenance contracts, existing hardware and spares. The move signals a bid by Nexon to increase its voice converge business revenue by 50 per cent and reflects a commitment to grow its Alcatel business through its premium partner relationship.</p>
<p>Charles Assaf, managing director of Nexon, said, “Nexon has purchased the Alcatel business from NTG to give these customers the opportunity to have a strong relationship with an Alcatel premium partner.”</p>
<p>NTG has approximately 200 Alcatel customers, predominantly with TDM-based PBX products in the small and medium market segments.</p>
<p>Nexon is witnessing first hand customers’ interest in transitioning to IP to take advantage of applications to make them more productive and cutting the cost of doing business.</p>
<p>“This move in the market is no longer reserved by large corporations. We are seeing medium-sized and small businesses looking for solutions,” said Charles Assaf.</p>
<p>“There is a momentum and faith in IP that’s beyond purely IP telephony and that’s where our recent successes have been coming from. We sought a relationship with Alcatel because of its powerful set of products and applications that are highly suited to current market needs. Unified Communications is proving popular with customers and Alcatel has a compelling story in that area that’s available now.</p>
<p>“It is our premium partner relationship with Alcatel that gives NTG customers the confidence that we can provide the support and expertise they need,” said Charles Assaf.</p>
<p>Nexon has a reputation for providing end-to-end solutions for its medium to large customers. It puts together tailored packages including managed services, network and security consultancy, systems integration and internet connectivity including web development, hosting and full e-commerce functionality.</p>
<p>Nexon’s new customers will now have the benefit of gaining access to the full suite of IT &amp; T solutions provided by Nexon Asia Pacific. The buyout is effective immediately. New customers can call Nexon on 1300 30 20 70.</p>
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<p>About Nexon: Nexon provides state-of-the art communication and IT solutions perfectly tailored to service providers operating in the small-to-medium business market.
Backed by its experience, innovation, client focus and secure solutions, the company is rapidly gaining momentum as a leading supplier of security systems, broadband services and tailored IT&amp;T solutions.
By combining strong industry vendor relationships and a world-class infrastructure, Nexon creates new opportunities for companies and further enhances their competitiveness.
For more information, visit Nexon at: http://www.nexon.com.au.</p>
<p>Issued for Nexon Asia-Pacific by Something Inventive.
Media inquiries can be directed to Gwen John, phone: +61 2 9810 1367 OR + 61 419 50 55 33, email: gwen.john@somethinginventive.com.au.</p>

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