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8×8 and CarrierSales Team Up to Deliver Enterprise Cloud Communications Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 9, 2017 – 8×8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the leading provider of global Enterprise Communications as a Service (ECaaS), and CarrierSales, a leading master agent for strategic communications and cloud deployments, today announced a partnership to bring enterprise-grade, cloud contact center and unified communications solutions to businesses of all sizes. With this announcement, CarrierSales will now expand its communications portfolio to enable its network of sales partners to sell 8×8’s Virtual Contact Center and Virtual Office solutions.

Ecessa and Master Agent CarrierSales Announce Formal Partnership

Minneapolis, MN – January 17, 2017: CarrierSales – an award-winning Master Agent recognized both nationally and internationally for distributing business IT and telecom services – and Ecessa, a leading software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) provider, announced a formal partnership this month. The partnership extends Ecessa’s channel presence and enhances CarrierSales capabilities to deliver solutions that improve network performance, reliability and management.

CarrierSales Names Retarus Top Cloud Messaging Provider

New York, 26.10.2016 // Voted ‘Top Cloud Messaging Provider’, Retarus won the CarrierSales Partners Choice award last month, adding another prestigious laurel to its prize-list. At the CarrierSales Annual Partner event held in South Jordan, Utah, Retarus was chosen as a premium provider of global cloud messaging solutions from a list of 37 vendors competing in this product vertical.

CarrierSales Names Momentum Telecom Top Hosted PBX Provider

BIRMINGHAM, AL – October 20, 2016– Momentum Telecom, a premier provider of Business Voice, Broadband Management and Unified Communications solutions, was recently named Top Hosted PBX Provider at CarrierSales’ annual partner event. Momentum was selected over all other hosted PBX providers. The CarrierSales annual partner event was a two-day event that featured a vendor expo and golf tournament. The marquee event had hundreds in attendance along with the press of many major publications, including Channel Vision Magazine, where the Momentum Telecom sales team took the stage to bring home this prestigious award.

ViaWest Receives Colocation Provider of the Year Award from CarrierSales

DENVER – Oct. 13, 2016 – Named the top choice in colocation services, ViaWest was awarded Colocation Provider of the Year in the CarrierSales Partner Choice Awards. ViaWest was chosen as the premier colocation company by top producing sales partners from CarrierSales’ roster of more than 350 providers. “Our partnership with ViaWest has provided clear value to our partner community, year over year, which is why it comes as no surprise that our top-producing sales partners chose ViaWest as Colocation Provider of the Year for 2016,” said Richard Murray, president at CarrierSales. “We look forward to our continued partnership with ViaWest and to delivering its best-in-class colocation, managed services and cloud platform to our customers, nationwide.” CarrierSales is an award-winning master agent recognized both nationally and internationally for distributing business IT and telecom services with a strategic niche in cloud, contact center, and mobility solutions. “CarrierSales has been an excellent match with ViaWest, which is the result of a shared passion for forward-thinking solutions,” said Dave Leonard, chief data center officer at ViaWest.  “Our colocation offerings offer the flexibility to tailor solutions that create transformative IT infrastructure. We are honored to be recognized as the colocation provider of choice by CarrierSales’ partner base.” ViaWest seamlessly collaborates with channel partners to implement customized Hybrid IT Solutions for large and small businesses.  It owns and operates 30 data centers across North America and Canada, offering a suite of cloud, compliance services and security solutions. “Our secret sauce is the close support we provide throughout the engagement so clients can focus on innovation,” said Alex Gerrard, ViaWest regional vice president of sales...

Dizzion and CarrierSales Announce Strategic Partnership

DENVER – October 12, 2016 – Dizzion, Inc., a full-service End User Computing (EUC) provider, and CarrierSales, a leading master agency for strategic communications and cloud deployments, today announced a new strategic partnership that will combine Dizzion’s secure, cloud-delivered desktops with CarrierSales’ focus on the contact center space to drive agent productivity, lower capital expenditures and increase customer confidence. The contact center industry has unique, constantly evolving needs, and as customer expectations change, these organizations need to optimize their workforce and improve efficiencies. Common issues faced by contact centers that this partnership will address include: Endpoint security concerns Managing a work-at-home staff or third party contractors Scaling more quickly when bringing on new agents to accommodate rapid growth or seasonal demand spikes Optimizing in-house IT resources “We are thrilled about this partnership with CarrierSales,” said Margie Sims, VP of Sales, Dizzion. “By pairing Dizzion’s superior virtual desktop technology with CarrierSales’ expertise in the call center space, we can help the industry solve critical personnel-related challenges and identify further opportunities for growth for both organizations.” Dizzion’s virtual desktops utilize cloud computing to enable agents to securely access applications and data from any device, anytime, anywhere. Contact centers are thereby able to embrace global workforce trends like work-from-home programs while maintaining the security of customer information and a seamless user experience for remote agents. Businesses can also achieve faster time to market and scale new desktops in minutes or hours, not days, without having to rely heavily on their own IT resources. “We know very well the problems these organizations face on a daily basis – we live and breathe this world and...

CarrierSales Named One Of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

CarrierSales Ranks No. 2646 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 133% Draper, Utah September 15, 2016 –Utah-based CarrierSales, the leading master agency for strategic communications and cloud deployments, today announced it has been named by Inc. magazine to the 35th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. CarrierSales reported a phenomenal three-year sales growth of 133%. “To be recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in America is truly a proud moment for us and further validates our strategic initiatives as a company,” said Richard Murray, President of CarrierSales. “I’m very fond of saying, ‘let’s not just grow, for growth’s sake.’ While it is important that we continue to grow, I want to make sure we do it at a rate that our partners continue to receive the same unparalleled service that they always have. Even though we have been around since 2001 and are recognized as one of the most experienced master agents in the channel, we are continuing to develop the young leaders of our company. Our message to our partners is that we are too young to retire and we are committed to growing this thing for years and years to come.” The 2016 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8% of all jobs created in the entire economy during that...

CarrierSales Selected As A Master Agent to Offer Cox Business Services

Draper, UTAH – July 6, 2016—Utah-based CarrierSales, the leading master agency for strategic communications and cloud deployments, has been selected by Cox Business to be a master agent within its newly redefined Partner Program and to be able to source Cox Business services in multiple Cox markets. “The addition of CarrierSales as a Master Agent for Cox Business is an important step in expanding our presence in the telecom sector,” said John Muscarella, National Sales Director, Cox Business. “CarrierSales provides a cohesive and powerful group of agents focused on solution sales in the communities they serve.  They are a welcome addition to our indirect sales channel and we look forward to working together. “To be one of the first out of the gate within the newly redefined Cox Business Partner Program is very motivating,” said Richard Murray, President of CarrierSales. “CarrierSales and Cox Business have partnered successfully for many years, and we’ve continued to see an increase in our partners requesting Cox Business. It’s a win-win for CarrierSales, Cox Business and the customers that need leading technology solutions to grow. Tiffany Wolf, VP of Sales Operations for CarrierSales added, “The revamping of the Cox Business Partner Program is going to be a game changer for CarrierSales and our partners. This newly refined focus will add additional resources and support for the selling agent markets. We couldn’t be more thrilled to be spearheading those efforts with Cox Business and leading the way as one of their top master agents.” The following Cox Business markets fall under the new agreement: San Diego, Orange County, Las Vegas, Omaha, Virginia, Georgia, and Florida. ...

CarrierSales Adds Teleira to Provider Portfolio to Offer Disaster Recovery Services

Draper, UTAH – June 23, 2016—Utah-based CarrierSales, the leading master agency for strategic communications and cloud deployments, has announced that is has entered into an agreement with Teleira, the leader in business continuity and disaster recovery services. “Teleira is a great addition in rounding out our current offerings,” said Josh Lupresto, VP of Sales Engineering. “Our partners are beginning to see that Teleira’s solutions apply to every one of their customers. Voice is one of the most critical components to any telecom solution and the fact that Teleira is a disaster prevention solution that protects those voice services is a huge value-add for our partners.”   “This partnership gives CarrierSales the ability to expand their offerings with a 100% add-on solution. It also provides those in the Healthcare, 911, Financial and Contact Center spaces piece of mind knowing their voice communications are truly resilient. We’re proud to have partnered with a quality master agent like CarrierSales” -Mark Stiegemeier, CEO and President, Teleira Through VoiceShield, Teleira provides solutions ranging from voice grade satellite and internet connectivity that backup an entire phone system to no equipment cloud based options. With other included features VoiceShield gives subscribers an unparalleled level of backup connectivity. About Teleira Founded in 2005, Teleira’s initial focus was working with local companies. It became quickly apparent however, that this much-needed solution was unique not only to clients in Utah; it was unique to the entire U.S., and it was needed by organizations large and small, public and private, and in every industry imaginable. Teleira services organizations of all sizes in more than 25 industries, including hospitals, credit unions, banks,...
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