Digium Recognizes Outstanding Global Channel Partners with New Pinnacle Partner Awards
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 19, 2012 — Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced its annual Pinnacle Partner award winners, recognizing 18 of the company’s outstanding channel partners around the world. Award winners were selected based on their annual sales from 2011 and commitment to customer satisfaction. Awards were presented to outstanding distributors, resellers and direct marketing partners in North America, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific, and Latin America. These Pinnacle Partner awards are presented annually to Digium’s leading partners who have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with Digium and driving custofmer success for either Switchvox Business Communications Solutions or Asterisk Custom Communications Solutions.
“Digium is committed to the growth of our channel partners and we are excited for the opportunity to recognize those companies who are dedicated to growing our businesses, together,” said Jim Butler, director of worldwide channel sales for Digium. “Now, more than ever, customers are looking for affordable solutions that provide innovative features to help their businesses stand out in a crowd and connect people in ways that they never thought possible.”
“We’re committed to our partnerships, and these awards demonstrate the game-changing innovation that is possible when we work together to expand our market reach and leverage our local and industry expertise to satisfy the needs of our customers,” said Danny Windham, president and CEO of Digium.
Digium Pinnacle Partner Award Winners
The Fulcrum Group, Partner of the Year – North America - Business Communications Solutions
DataBox, Partner of the Year – EMEA - Business Communications Solutions
CommsChoice Pty Ltd, Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific - Business Communications Solutions
Avencall, Partner of the Year - EMEA - Custom Communications Solutions
PBXWare, Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific - Custom Communications Solutions
Sistek, LTDA, Partner of the Year – Latin America - Custom Communications Solutions
VOIP Supply, Direct Marketing Partner of the Year- Partner of the Year – North America
VoIPon Solutions, Direct Marketing Partner of the Year- Partner of the Year – EMEA
LeBlanc Communications Group, Rising Star Partner of the Year – North America - Business Communications Solutions
DataBox, Rising Star Partner of the Year – EMEA - Business Communications Solutions
Al Jaffal Group for Trade & Investment, Rising Star Partner of the Year – EMEA - Custom Communications Solutions
DCNET Solutions, Rising Star Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific - Business Communications Solutions
DCNET Solutions, Rising Star Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific - Custom Communications Solutions
Sistek, LTDA, Rising Star Partner of the Year – Latin America - Custom Communications Solutions
NETXUSA, Distributor of the Year - North America
OPCOM, Distributor of the Year - EMEA
CommLogik, Distributor of the Year - Latin America
Miro Distribution CC, Distributor of the Year - Asia Pacific
Digium’s award-winning Partner Program provides opportunities for resellers to sell the full line of Digium’s award-winning Switchvox® Unified Communications systems, or build custom communications solutions with Asterisk, the world’s most popular open source telephony software. Partners also can sell Digium phones, hardware and third-party products designed to build custom communications solutions. The program features three tiers — Select, Registered and Affiliate, 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.
“The combination of our innovative solutions and structured partner program has attracted some of the market’s best and brightest to partner with us,” said Steve Harvey, vice president of worldwide sales for Digium. “It is rewarding to recognize this list of market leaders with Pinnacle Partner awards – together, we are improving the way businesses communicate. We’ve continued to expand our product offerings with Digium phones, redundancy appliances and a full range of telephony cards, so Digium’s partners now have a full suite of communications solutions to meet the needs of an increasingly savvy business customer who wants it all — a flexible, full-featured communications system at an affordable price.”
To learn more about Digium’s Partner Program, apply online or find a partner in your area, visit: www.digium.com/ucpartner. To see the complete list of winners, please visit: www.digium.com/company/awards/2012-pinnacle-winners.
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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