Merit was established in 1996 as Merit Telekom in Istanbul as a Nortel Partner and was responsible from the sales, installation, training and after sales support of Meridian PBX’s.
Later Merit has switched to Alcatel; though the products changed, the line of activities stayed tha same. As of May, 2005, Merit Telekom has acquired Turkey operation of NextiraOne, a large multinational system integrator company. In 2006 the name of the company is changed to Merit Communication Technologies, Merit as the pilot name for the Group companies.
Merit Group recently has 3 companies. First is Merit Communication Technologies. Merit Communication Technologies has Alcatel Premium Business Partner certificate which is given to highest rank partners. Merit Communication Technologies is distributor of Alcatel for Turkey. Merit Communication Technologies is an alliance of NextiraOne at the same time. 3-D, a Nice and IPC distributor mainly along with many well known brands like Invison, provides solutions for banks, financial istitutions, call centers and market chains. Finally MOST, Modern Milk Technologies is about milk products (farming, milking, milk products, milking equipments and related consultancy etc.)
Merit Communication Technologies is fully operational all around Turkey with highly qualified technical and sales personnell. Merit Communication Technologies has a distribution channel networked Turkey-wise. Ankara branch office is operational since April 2006 and providing services to customers as well as govenrnment.
Product and Services provided by Merit Communication Technologies are as follows:
- Alcatel OmniPCX Enterprise Digital PBX (AKA OXE)
- Alcatel OmniPCX Office Digital PBX (AKA OXO)
- Alcatel LAN Backbone, distribution and edge Ethernet solutions
- Mainstream WAN/LAN solutions
- PSTN/TDM-IP integration services
- Alcatel Wireless LAN product
- Alcatel EyeBox SME IT products
- Interactive Voice Response (IVR), VM/AA
- Structural cabling systems and services
- Nice ve SmartLog Digital Voice Loggers
- Call Center solutions
- CTI entegration solutions and services
- Outsourcing services for related products
- Mobilitiy products
- IT security products (Firewall, IPS/IDS, Anti-virus, Anti-spyware, anti-spam, VPN)
- SIP Trunking procuts and services.
- IP Video (IP-TV, VOD, Video messaging)
- IP Telephony
- Network management
- FTTH, Ethernet Routers, Backbone Routing, Broadband Routing and distribution
- Speciality product like rugged and explosion-proof isndutrial telephones.
- Hospitality products and services including emegency mobilisation and alarm systems.
- Video conferencing
- Unified communication and collobration
- IP management solutions for enterprise, Telecoms, CLECS and Service providers.
- Finally project management, consultancy, installation, training and after sales support for all the abovementioned products and services.