CallTower Inc. (Booth 506), a provider of hosted communications and collaboration solutions for businesses, announced the companys ongoing partnership with Sandler Partners has yielded three separate revenue-generating business deals in 2006.
Sandler Partners is part of the CallTower Partner Power Program, which offers recurring revenue, sales support, integration and customer care for delivery of hosted voice and data services and applications, including the Microsoft Live Communications Server with the Cisco CallManager.
Based in Manhattan Beach, Calif., Sandler Partners is a consulting firm that helps businesses manage telecommunications. The firms international team supports multilocation carrier solutions on behalf of domestic and international clients.
Our first attempts at hosted voice went awry because the providers network was unreliable and it created such headaches for our customers and us. CallTowers dependability, durability and scalability of the network have won the confidence of our agent partners, said Alan Sandler, managing partner, Sandler Partners. Companies and multi-office businesses are under great pressure to deliver to their bottom line and better serve their customers, patients and prospects. Its clear that CallTowers sophisticated functionality enables our customers to both increase productivity and ultimately improve their bottom line.
As a result of using CallTower services, Sandler reports its customers have increased their communications and collaboration productivity 25 percent, and have achieved a 30 percent reduction in local, long-distance and conferencing telephony costs.
Sandler customers using the CallTower service include La Agencia de Orcí, a Latinoowned and managed agency; Open Advantage/MRI, which offers MRI services to doctors and patients; and Chrysalis Group Plc., a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization. CallTower was instrumental in helping Chrysalis obtain both a California Telecommunications Fund grant as well as a Cisco PGP technology grant, which enabled Chrysalis to obtain a communications solution at a 50 percent cost reduction and receive all its equipment at no cost from Cisco.
With CallTower, leading North American telephony VARs and IT consultants such as Sandler Partners, can help their business clients increase revenue, and communicate and collaborate better, said Mark Harris, executive vice president of sales and marketing for CallTower. Forward-thinking consultants such as Sandler are benefiting from being at the forefront of the growing market trend as more and more businesses demand advanced, hosted voice and data services and applications so that they can concentrate on their own business. CallTower gives leading, qualified telephony partners the opportunity to increase their revenue by providing hosted IP communications services that helps their customers be more dynamic in a changing economy.