PlanetOne Named a Masergy Platinum Partner

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 24, 2018 – PlanetOne, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, today announced it has earned Platinum Partner status from Masergy. The designation marks the seventh year in a row PlanetOne’s performance and partnership has earned the master agent Platinum Partner status from Masergy…

Broad Sky Networks Announces Strategic Alliance with Premier Master Agent PlanetOne Communications

Bend, OR – January 2018 – Broad Sky Networks, the nation’s leading provider of innovative wireless connectivity solutions, today announced a new relationship with Premier Master Agent PlanetOne Communications, the IT and communications industry’s preferred connectivity partner. The alliance introduces Broad Sky’s suite of cutting-edge wireless solutions into PlanetOne’s elite group of channel relationships, extending the benefits of expertly engineered wireless services to a large group of US-based agents and managed service providers (MSPs) across the country.

PlanetOne Makes Debut in CRN’s Annual Cloud Partner Program Guide

– PlanetOne Communications, the IT and telecom industry’s preferred connectivity partner, announced today that it has been recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in the 2017 Cloud Partner Program Guide. The annual list spotlights the leading technology vendors and providers with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of channel partners’ cloud initiatives…

PlanetOne Joins Nitel Elite Partner Program

PlanetOne Communications today announced it has been named an Elite Partner of Nitel, a leading nationwide managed telecom service provider. Exclusive to Nitel’s top-performing master agents and distributors, the new partner program will amplify PlanetOne’s success through dedicated partner support and business development resources including market development fund accrual and channel director alignment for agents and channel partners in their local markets…

PlanetOne CEO Schuman On The Value Of Recurring Revenue And Solution-Selling Versus Product-Pitching

PlanetOne Communications believes that its “boutique” approach to the master agent space is paying off. Today, cloud accounts for 50 percent of PlanetOne’s revenue, and the company – which is doubling in size every three years — attributes its success to its partners who are making the pivot to solution-selling, instead of product-pitching.

Managed Cloud: 20 Years in the Making

By Dylan Bouterse, Senior Solutions Engineer
RapidScale

Legacy IT

Traditional IT as we knew it in the late 90s and even early 2000s relied on dedicated, full-time employees (FTEs) that were few and far between. They were positioned as jacks of all trades and the lucky organizations that could afford many FTEs with multiple skill sets didn’t sweat the questions “What if Bob wants to go on vacation?” and “What will we do if the servers go down?” Taking care of the day-today IT was their single top priority.