Asterisk-creator Digium has named its top channel partners for North America and around the globe based on annual sales in 2012 and commitment to customer satisfaction.
The Pinnacle Partner awards are presented annually to partners who have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with Digium and driving customer success for Switchvox Business Communications Solutions or Asterisk Custom Communications Solutions. Partners are certified to sell Digium’s full offering of unified communications (UC) and VoIP solutions, Asterisk hardware, IP phones, gateways, telephony cards and redundancy appliances.
The big prize, Pinnacle Partner of the Year, went to the company that achieved the highest revenue, the top certifications and highest level of qualification in Digium's partner program in their geographic area. Winners are:
- Dynamic Solutions Group: Partner of the Year – North America
- AVENCALL: Partner of the Year – Europe
- IPTek: Partner of the Year – Middle East
- ATS Design, LTD: Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific
- Clarotech Consulting: Partner of the Year – Africa
- Telonline: Partner of the Year – Latin America
- Tango Technology: Partner of the Year – Australia
Other category winners for North America were the following:
- Direct Marketing Partner of the Year: VOIP Supply
- Distributor of the Year: NETXUSA
Digium also named about two dozen companies to its Circle of Excellence.
“It is rewarding to celebrate the success of these top partners who have shown such commitment to our joint success — they are some of the most innovative partners in the VoIP market today," said Steve Harvey, vice president of worldwide sales for Digium. “We have attracted some of the best and brightest to bring our products to market around the world. Together, we are delivering Switchvox UC and Asterisk custom solutions for customers who want the best value for their business phone systems."
Digium’s partner program provides opportunities for resellers to sell the full line of Digium’s Switchvox Unified Communications systems, or build custom communications solutions with Asterisk, the open-source telephony software. Partners also can sell Digium phones, hardware and third-party products designed to build custom communications solutions.
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