Westcon Convergence Boost its Unified Communications Team

Crawley, UK, 20th August 2013 - Westcon Convergence has bolstered its Unified Communications (UC) Team with the addition of two UC industry veterans to the team.


Scott Somenthal, a known Microsoft Lync expert in the industry has joined from Westcoast, and been appointed Account Director for the UC team. His remit is to drive the Microsoft Lync Solutions proposition to existing and new channels.


“Westcon has got a strong global relationship with Microsoft and is in a very strong position as no other distributor in the market has our breadth and depth, and we are best placed to take advantage of the immense Lync opportunity that is out there.  I am excited to join Westcon and I will help them maintain their number 1 position in the UC space!” commented Scott.


Carlos Costa also joins the UC team as Account Director for Polycom where he will be developing the Polycom business with new and existing partners. Carlos brings with him a plethora of experience with years in video and UC sales from Intercall and Imago.


“Both Scott and Carlos bring with them a wealth of industry knowledge from end user sales through to vendor and distribution experience that will strengthen our award winning team,” said Dawn Fenton, Sales Director Unified Communications, Westcon Convergence.




About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data centre and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon's teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group's portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Polycom, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit



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