New relationship gives channel partners access to a broader array of customized, high-capacity, all-fiber networking solutions and services
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – July 22, 2015 – PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced that it has forged a strategic alliance with Lightower Fiber Networks. As part of the new agreement, PlanetOne channel partners gain access to Lightower’s Ethernet, Wavelengths, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Video Transport, Private Networks and SONET services and solutions. Recognized as high-performance, all-fiber networking solutions, Lightower makes it easier for channel partners to meet the mission-critical networking needs of enterprises, government agencies, carriers, and other businesses.
“Lightower’s customer-first culture and relentless focus on customized solutions, world-class support and industry-leading responsiveness are traits we look for in a great vendor partner,” said Jonathan Hartman, vice president of sales, PlanetOne. “We applaud Lightower’s commitment to the IT channel and are working together to help our channel partners maximize the opportunity around high-capacity and high-performance networking services and solutions.”
“PlanetOne shares many of our same values, and is known throughout the industry for going the extra mile to ensure customer and partner satisfaction,” said Doug Dalissandro, Chief Revenue Officer, Lightower. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to align ourselves with PlanetOne, and look forward to delivering immediate value, as well as additional revenue opportunities for the IT channel, through this alliance.”
One of the ways that PlanetOne and Lightower are working together to ensure the success of its channel partners is by provide access to sales, marketing, training and technical resources that help make the business case for Ethernet and other networking services and solutions. Channel partners can click here to download PlanetOne’s article on “Ethernet Sales: Setting Customer Expectations.”
For more information on Lightower, channel partners can click here to visit PlanetOne’s Partner page.
Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading, all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance. Serving enterprise, government, carrier and data center customers, our comprehensive suite of fiber-based solutions is delivered across a robust, dense and highly-reliable network. The company offers over 20,000 route miles of network, providing access to over 8,500 service locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Chicago Metro with connectivity to critical international landing sites. Lightower Fiber Networks is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 1.888.LT.FIBER.
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 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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