Digium Presents 2018 Pinnacle Awards to its Outstanding Channel Partners
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 6, 2018—Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced its annual Pinnacle Partner award winners, recognizing the company’s outstanding channel partners around the world. Award winners were selected based on their annual sales from 2017, and commitment to excellent customer satisfaction.
The Pinnacle Partner awards are presented annually to Digium’s leading partners who have excelled in developing and growing their relationship with Digium. These outstanding partners consistently put their customers first, while successfully growing revenues with the implementation and delivery of Digium’s Switchvox Business Communications Solutions, Switchvox Cloud (hosted services), and Asterisk Custom Communications Solutions. Partners are certified to sell Switchvox Unified Communications (UC) on-premise and cloud services, SIP trunking, IP desktop phones, gateways, and telephony cards.
“It’s rewarding to recognize so many channel partners who are committed to growing their businesses with Digium solutions, while providing their customers with the best value for their business phone systems,” said Steve Harvey, vice president of worldwide sales and service for Digium. “The Pinnacle Partner awards serve as appreciation for those partner organizations that represent the best and brightest channel partners that have helped expand our worldwide base of customers through the delivery of our Switchvox UC and Asterisk custom solutions.”
Awards were presented to partners in the following categories:
Pinnacle Circle of Excellence
The Pinnacle Circle of Excellence is comprised of Digium’s top 25 value added reseller (VAR) partners worldwide. They represent those who have generated the highest revenue across all Digium solutions and have achieved the highest levels of qualification and certification in our channel partner program.
The following are the 2018 Pinnacle Award winners:
BEMA Information Technologies, LLC
Brightstar Communications, Inc.
Chromis Technology, LLC
Computer Business Solutions
Computer Technology Solutions, Inc.
Creative Solutions SC, LLC
Ferrum Technology Services
LeBlanc Communications Group, Inc.
LBMC Technology Solutions
Munger Technical Services
Network Services & Support, Inc.
PhoneGuys Voice & Data Systems, Inc.
Straight Talk Technical Services
The Fulcrum Group
Partner of the Year
The Partner of the Year has achieved the highest revenue, the top certifications and highest level of qualification in our partner program in their respective geographic territory.
The Partner of the Year for each of the regions are:
Dauphin DataCom - United States
Monarque Télécom Partenaire de l'Année - Canada
Red Cirrus Services Pty Ltd - Asia Pacific
Avencall SAS - Europe
Openway Technology - Middle East
Red Cirrus Services Pty Ltd - Australia and New Zealand
Clarotech Consulting - Africa
Kradius Ltd. - LATAM
Digium Cloud Services Partner of the Year
The Digium Cloud Services Partner of the Year has achieved the highest monthly recurring revenue selling Switchvox Cloud business phone service and SIP trunking through our cloud agent program. Our Digium Cloud Services Partner of the Year is:
Creative Solutions of SC, LLC
Direct Marketing Partner of the Year
The Direct Marketing Partner of the Year operates a business model focused heavily on internet marketing and fulfillment. They have achieved the top certifications and highest level of qualification within our partner program. They have achieved the highest annual revenue across all Digium solutions. Our Digium Direct Marketing Partner of the Year is:
Distributor of the Year
The Distributor of the Year has achieved the highest annual revenue across all Digium solutions in their respective geographic territory. Our Distributors of the Year are:
Jenne, Inc. - United States
ABP Technology - LATAM
Wavelink - Asia Pacific
Gentek Marketing, Inc. - Canada
Partner Program Advantages
Digium’s award-winning Partner Program provides opportunities for resellers and agents to sell Digium’s award-winning Switchvox® Unified Communications phone systems, Switchvox Cloud and SIP Trunking Services, and build custom communications solutions with Asterisk, the world’s most popular open source telephony software. Partners also can sell Digium IP phones, hardware and third-party products. The channel and agent programs feature multiple tiers with incentives, benefits, training and promotions designed to help authorized Digium partners have a competitive advantage in today’s growing VoIP and business phone market.
To learn more about Digium’s Partner Program, apply to join online or to find a partner in your area, visit: www.digium.com/ucpartner.
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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