The Industry Leader’s Top-Performing Vendor Partners and Service Providers Gather to Celebrate Record Year of Sales Growth and Prepare for “Unstoppable” Success
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 17, 2014 –PlanetOne Communications today announced 2014 will be another blockbuster year of record growth for the company and its channel partners. “We’re experiencing our best year yet with 35% year-over-year growth and a pipeline of opportunity that our partners are going to take to the bank,” says Ted Schuman, Founder and CEO, PlanetOne. “Our is success is rooted in great relationships, smart solutions and unbeatable services.”
The news of PlanetOne’s success was met with applause during the 2014 Telecom Tour, which took place earlier this month in Scottsdale, Ariz., and welcomed more than 180 of the telecom and IT channel’s top connectivity executives and service providers. During the event partners experienced a first-class networking reception at Top Golf (#topgolf), an intimate vendor fair, and an inspiring keynote from national wrestling champion Anthony Robles, the author of “Unstoppable: From Underdog to Undefeated – How I Became a Champion.”
“The PlanetOne Telecom Tour was a fun filled and meaningful event,” says Susan K. Choi, Principal, SKC Solutions, LLC. “The PlanetOne team always rolls out the red carpet for its partners, but what we value most and what really stands out beyond compare is the access and support we receive from everyone at the company.”
“PlanetOne promised the biggest event in its history and they delivered,” said Dan Foster, President, MegaPath. “PlanetOne is a strategic partner to MegaPath and we were honored to participate as a sponsor and presenter at this year’s Telecom Tour. The event provided a great opportunity to meet with PlanetOne’s talented staff and sales partners in a setting that was extremely fun and educational.”
“The PlanetOne Telecom Tour is an annual stop for Windstream,” says Jeff Howe, Senior Vice President of Sales and Channel Chief, Windstream Communications. “PlanetOne and its partners are committed to capturing the significant market potential we see in emerging technology trends including managed services, virtualization, cloud and big data. The PlanetOne Telecom Tour is a great, high-energy event that focuses on success and building meaningful business relationships.”
PlanetOne’s mission is to provide channel partners with the best service, back office support and resources to market, sell and support cloud-based and connectivity solutions including voice, data, conferencing and wireless. Recognized as a market pioneer, PlanetOne has alliances with more than 185 global services providers and takes great pride in being a trusted business partner to the IT and telecom channel.
“For us, business is personal and the relationships, as well as the results are what matter,” says Lauren Shapiro, President, PlanetOne Communications. “Our Telecom Tour provides us the opportunity to say thank you to our partners and gear up for another record year of success and partnership with the best in the business.”
PlanetOne’s final stop on the 2014 Telecom Tour will be in Newport Beach, Calif., on Dec. 10 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Island Hotel. Registration details can be found here. During the event, attendees will hear from many of the partner community’s most revered connectivity executives from industry leaders including CenturyLink, Level 3, Masergy, MegaPath, Telnes Broadband, and XO 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 recognized as one of the Top 50 Channel Programs in the industry for the past five consecutive years by Channel Partners and recently named to CRN’s 2014 Connectivity Partner Guide. To reach PlanetOne call (877) 487.8353 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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