Westcon Group Announces Availability of Fourth Global Edition of Comstor Network Solutions Handbook

Ultimate Desktop Reference Guide to Advanced Technology Solutions Includes the Cisco Products Quick Reference Guide TARRYTOWN, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 11/19/07 -- Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announces that it has begun shipping the fourth global edition of the Comstor Network Solutions Handbook to its reseller customers around the world. The Comstor Network Solutions Handbook is a unique, comprehensive desk reference book that contains detailed product and positioning information for all of the products Comstor carries around the world. Included in the handbook is the Cisco Products Quick Reference Guide (CPQRG), which provides specification information on hundreds of Cisco's advanced technology products. "This handbook continues to be an invaluable reference for our resellers as we continue to refine it each year," said Michaela Arany-Bibby, marketing operations manager for Westcon Group. "This year, we have practical information on our international procurement capabilities and our new OneTrain training program in addition to our regular technology solutions content. We believe this guide leads to increased knowledge and profitability for our customers." New vendor lines that have been included in this year's guide include Affinity vendors such as AVST, IPcelerate and Verint and Polycom, a leader in collaboration and videoconferencing solutions. Mohamed Hersi, president and CEO of Chantilly, VA-based ACI Solutions, said, "The quick sell guides alone make this reference guide enormously valuable to us. They provide us with all the product information we need as well as offering advice on how to position solutions for very specific verticals and market segments. It is information we can actually apply on the phone or in the field." Jean Lozano, director of channel marketing of Trend Micro, added: "As a vendor in the Comstor's Networking Solutions Handbook, Trend Micro supports the handbook because it is an all-encompassing guide that shows resellers how they can achieve greater profitability not just by selling our products on the line card but also by taking advantage of Comstor's global services capabilities, lead management tools and many other items." About Westcon Group Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel and Avaya, Inc. Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit www.westcongroup.com. Contact: Jeffrey Touzeau Westcon Group, Inc. (914) 829-7388 jtouzeau@westcongroup.com