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PRESS RELEASE — CHANNEL PARTNERS EVOLUTION — Evolve IP™, The Cloud Services Company™ (Booth F89), today announced that it has appointed Jim Tennant as Vice President of Sales for the Western region of the United States. In his role Tennant will be responsible for expanding the existing team of cloud sales professionals concentrating on providing the Evolve IP OneCloudTM solution to the company’s target markets in the Western, Southwestern and Mountain regions of the US. Jim is a 25 year veteran in the IT business sector, spending the last eighteen years in a variety of management roles with Fortune 500 companies.

Evolve IP's Jim TennantMr. Tennant’s appointment is one of several strategic growth initiatives Evolve IP has executed following a majority investment from Great Hill Partners, a leading middle-market growth-oriented private equity firm, earlier this year. The investment is enabling Evolve IP to fuel its national distribution channels, including direct marketing, Value Added Resellers, Direct Market Resellers and Master Channel Partners.{ad}

 “Jim is a truly unique talent in that he comes to us with a proven background in both cloud computing and cloud communications,” said Tim Allen, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Founding Partner of Evolve IP. “He will make an immediate impact for our partners with enhanced training, technical support and providing additional resources to help them win higher value sales opportunities. We’re very excited for him to build out his team and further increase our market penetration in the region.”{ad}

“Evolve IP’s unified cloud platform puts the company in a unique position to grow while truly helping IT professionals; I’m very, very excited to be joining the team,” said Mr. Tennant. “Every day partners are hearing from customers that want to move communications and computing infrastructure and applications to the cloud and Evolve IP is the only provider that truly offers proven solutions to do both. My experience, coupled with Evolve IP’s technical expertise and best-of-breed services, will help partners win these deals, make their customers happy and build their businesses.” 

One of the nation’s fastest growing cloud companies, Evolve IP provides cloud services in virtually every industry including: healthcare, legal, insurance, banking, technology, travel, veterinary medicine, and retail and to some of the world’s most recognizable brands. The company’s Evolve IP OneCloud solution allows organizations to migrate multiple cloud computing and cloud communications services onto a single, unified platform including: virtual data centers / servers, disaster recovery, virtual desktops, IP phone systems / unified communications, contact centers, and more.

ABOUT EVOLVE IP
Evolve IP is The Cloud Services Company™. Designed from the beginning to provide organizations with a unified option for cloud services, Evolve IP enables decision-makers to migrate all or select IT technologies to its award-winning cloud platform. Evolve IP’s combination of security, stability, scalability, and lower total cost of ownership is fundamentally superior to outdated legacy systems and other cloud offerings. Today the company’s services, including virtual servers, virtual desktops, disaster recovery, unified communications, contact centers and more are deployed globally by more than 100,000 corporate users. Visit www.EvolveIP.net for more information.


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