DALLAS – Masergy Communications Inc. today announced that Telarus Inc, a national distributor of commercial voice and data services, has joined the Masergy Global Partner Program and will provide Masergy’s portfolio of advanced MPLS/VPLS and global cloud communications products to global enterprises.
The new agreement opens the door for 1,250 independent agencies that source through Telarus to pre-qualify, recommend and sell Masergy’s solutions to their business clientele.
“We are excited to add Telarus to our Global Partner Program. Telarus has created one of the most diverse and unique distribution channels in the market,” said Chuck Ward, vice president of channel development at Masergy Communications. “Their proven ability to sell international MPLS/VPLS, SIP trunking and hosted unified communications products to medium-to-large enterprises along with Masergy’s extensive consultative and engineering expertise will enable us to jointly compete and win more global network and voice sales opportunities.”
Telarus President Adam Edwards added, “We are pleased to be the newest addition to the Masergy channel program, This new agreement highlights our ongoing commitment and focus on supporting partners who specialize in larger WAN, SIP and UC opportunities. We are especially excited about Masergy’s global MPLS network with its integrated hosted UC platform, which will allow our partners to consult on opportunities with multi-national corporations like never before.”
Masergy, which launched its global cloud communications service in September, will provide Telarus partners with a hybrid solution that combines elements from Masergy’s intelligent SIP trunking and hosted unified communications products to form a unique, simplified cloud communications migration and deployment plan for each client.
“MPLS sales have spiked in the past few years and have been our main growth engine in 2012,” added Robert Butler, vice president of sales for Telarus. “With this increase has come a rising tide of international MPLS and cloud communications opportunities for which Masergy is a perfect fit. Our partners will do very well with Masergy, especially with opportunities involving multiple, geographically dispersed global locations.”
For information about sourcing Masergy through the Telarus distribution channel, contact Justin Chugg, partner development manager, Telarus, at 877.346.3232.