Nimans has rubbished growing claims that shrinking demand for PBX systems is signalling the death of the technology by posting double digit sales growth last year.
The distributor claimed it has seen growth across its entire portfolio including Unify, Samsung, Panasonic, NEC, Aastra and its own iQ PBX solution.
Paul Burn, head of category sales at Nimans, said: “Increase was across all the brands as a feel-good factor returned to the market.
“In recent years it has been pretty flat but 2013 was a year to remember as upward momentum made a welcome return.”
He added that although some brands performed better than others, there was a general rise across the whole portfolio.
“A general upturn in confidence in the market coupled with an improving economic outlook all helped.”
He explained that Nimans is expecting further strong growth this year, aided by its status as sole UK distributor for Unify.
“The death of the PBX has been grossly exaggerated,” he said. “All the market indications point towards further growth this year and Nimans is ideally placed to help our customers capture a bigger share of sales.
“We have dedicated business units and all the services resellers need to grow and prosper – from technical support to leasing and network connectivity.”
He added: “We will continue to expand our Unify team and are making further investments throughout the business that will further enhance the levels of support we provide to customers.”
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