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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2017 – PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced that its vice president of sales, Jonathan Hartman, has named to the prestigious 2017 Channel Chiefs list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners. This is the third year in a row that Hartman has been recognized as a CRN Channel Chief.
In 2017, PlanetOne is celebrating a quarter of a century of consecutive growth, documented by high profile wins within the telecom and IT channels. During the past year, PlanetOne continued to expand its portfolio of more than 250 market-leading providers, adding Aryaka Networks, BCN Telecom, Datapipe, Mitel, RapidScale, TelePacific Communications and Verizon. As vice president of sales for PlanetOne, Hartman is committed to ensuring that channel partners not only receive the highest levels of support available from its providers, but that they are also leveraging PlanetOne’s marketing, sales, engineering, solutions architecture, training and field support services to successfully navigate through the sales process, engage with their customers and drive business growth.
“Jonathan and his team do an incredible job of ensuring our channel partners are taking advantage the latest technology advances in order to become more relevant and create stronger relationships with their customers,” said Lauren Shapiro, president, PlanetOne Communications. “We are thrilled to see him recognized again this year for both his leadership within the IT channel, and his proven track record for engaging with and driving the success of our growing base of VARs, MSPs and telecom agents.”
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.
For more information about PlanetOne call (877) 487-8353 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. In 2015, PlanetOne ranked No. 1 in the Phoenix Business Journal’s annual “Best Places to Work” survey, and in 2016 was recognized as one of the largest privately-held companies in the 2016 Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards program. The award-winning PlanetOne Partner Program has also been included in CRN’s Connectivity Solutions Partner Program Guide since 2014. To reach PlanetOne call (877) 487.8353 or e-mail email@example.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com
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