New Relationship Seeks to Accelerate Cloud Adoption within IT Channel
BOSTON – Cloud Partners – Sept. 17, 2015 – PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced that it has joined the Partner Network for Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company. PlanetOne channel partners will gain access to Rackspace’s award-winning portfolio of cloud services and solutions. This relationship is designed to add mutual value for current clients and increase targeted exposure and reputation for both companies.
“Rackspace is one of the world’s most reputable cloud companies and we’re thrilled to work with them and empower our channel partners to create and capitalize on the seemingly limitless opportunities around cloud and managed IT services,” said Ted Schuman, CEO, PlanetOne.
Rackspace will attend the PlanetOne year-end Telecom Tour event Nov. 3-4 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hosted by Schuman and keynoted by MLB great Pete Rose, the annual event is open to all PlanetOne channel partners and prospects free of charge including agents, MSPs and IT solution providers. Pre-event registration is required and easily accessible by clicking here.
“PlanetOne is an industry pioneer with a reputation for success that originates from forging relationships with its vendors, agents and MSPs,” said Justin Chris-Tensen, Channel Head, Master Agent Partner Program, Rackspace. “We are delighted to work with Ted and the entire PlanetOne team. The IT channel is strategic to the Rackspace Partner Network’s continued success as we strive to enable channel partners to transform their businesses and thrive using our cloud infrastructure technologies, applications and databases.”
“Cloud services and solutions are top of mind for nearly every agent and MSP and for good reason,” said Jonathan Hartman, vice president of sales, PlanetOne. “When it comes down to addressing business challenges, creating opportunity and investing in IT, more and more businesses are taking a ‘cloud-first’ mentality, which makes this relationship with Rackspace well-timed and extremely relevant to our channel partners.”
About PlanetOne Communications
PlanetOne is the IT channel and telecom industry’s preferred business partner for identifying and delivering cloud-based and connectivity solutions to small and midsize businesses and enterprises. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., the industry pioneer is celebrated by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and regarded as a top-performing partner for hundreds of telecom agents and channel partners nationwide. The award-winning PlanetOne Partner Program has been featured in CRN’s Connectivity Solutions Partner Program Guide in 2014 and 2015. To reach PlanetOne call (877) 487.8353 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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