Author : Peter Blackmore

Brilliantly Simple: Change and Choice

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

Those of you at ShoreTel’s partner conference earlier this month learned the inside scoop about our business strategy and roadmap for the years ahead. While we talked a lot about our future plans for cloud and mobility, we also honed our focus on what it means to be “Brilliantly Simple.” This is so much more […]

Veteran’s Day. Observed.

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

In honoring our Veterans, on behalf of the ShoreTel team, I would like to thank you for your service to this country. On this day, we get a chance to recognize and remember all the sacrifices you and your families have made for this country. n the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, “As we express […]

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ShoreTel Quarterly Update

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

ShoreTel continues to execute well and it is particularly pleasing to see this in a quarter that is seasonally lower for us. Our industry is at an inflection point and there are a number of factors driving this. The impact will change the dynamics of the industry and create a new paradigm which will dictate […]

ShoreTel Fiscal Year 2012

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

I am proud of the team’s accomplishments for the quarter, which capped off a significant year for ShoreTel. As we reported yesterday, during the fourth quarter we delivered revenue growth of 39 percent with revenue of $78.5 million, which was above our guided range of $72 to $77 million. In Fiscal 2012, our revenue rose […]

ShoreTel Acquires M5 Networks – a Hosted UC Pioneer

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

Since I began at ShoreTel, a little over a year ago, I have believed that the company needed a cloud UC offering to complement our on-premise business. Over the past year the management team and I have worked diligently with our board to identify the best entry into this attractive market.  I am excited by […]

ShoreTel Generates Record Revenues of $58 Million in Q2

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

For the second fiscal quarter of 2012, ShoreTel generated record revenues of $58 million, an increase of 22% over the second quarter of fiscal 2011 and an eight percent increase from the previous quarter. Non-GAAP gross margins were 66.1% – down slightly from last quarter, as more of our business moved to two-tier distribution in […]

Results From Our First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

Yesterday we reported ShoreTel’s financial results for our first quarter fiscal year 2012 and I wanted to give you an update. ShoreTel generated revenue of $53.9 million, an increase of 22% over the first quarter of fiscal 2011, and in line with our overall revenue guidance of at least 20% for the year. On a […]

ShoreTel Ends Full Year 2011 on a High Note

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

It is great to report that we ended our fiscal year on a high note and that we enter Fiscal 2012 with positive momentum. The investments we have made in our sales channel, product development and branding over the past several quarters have helped us close fiscal 2011 strongly. In the fourth quarter, we recorded […]

The ShoreTel Strategy

By: Peter Blackmore, CEO

It’s certainly been a busy month. We’ve just begun our Fiscal Year 2012 and last week we had a very successful 2011 Champion Partner Conference. First of all, I want to thank all of you – without our partners, customers and employees, we would not be where we are today. We have been through more […]

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