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Press Release -- August 24th, 2011
Source: Masergy Communications
Tags: Equipment, Ethernet, Expansion, MPLS, Video

Masergy Adds Platinum and Gold Levels to Partner Program

DALLAS – Aug. 24, 2011 – Masergy Communications, Inc., (“Masergy”) a global provider of secure, virtualized network services, announced the expansion of its Partner Program to include Platinum and Gold partner levels. The new classifications provide additional incentives and program rewards to innovative, customer-focused vendors who effectively develop and sell complete solutions for converged network services delivered via Masergy’s global network services platform.

“Our partner channel revenue grew more than 35 percent over the last year due to the focused effort we put into building our partner program,” said John Dumbleton, senior vice president of business development for Masergy. “We intend to substantially grow the revenue per partner and expand our overall number of successful partners going forward. The new partner levels we have created allow us to work with each partner to set realistic revenue targets and align resources to achieve these goals.”

Masergy has already identified more than 20 Partners from a list of IT solution providers, equipment resellers and independent consultants who attained Platinum or Gold Partner status for fiscal year 2011. The Platinum Partners include:

  • Avant Communications
  • Bridgepointe Technologies
  • BT Conferencing
  • Business Communications Management
  • Converged Network Services Group
  • Intelisys
  • LinkSource Technologies
  • Providea Conferencing
  • Agent Alliance members (Advantage Communications, ARG, Communication Management Services, MicroCorp, PlanetOne Communications and Telegration)

Masergy has identified 30 top partners who are targeted to attain Platinum and Gold Partners status during the current fiscal year and are working in close collaboration with each company to develop comprehensive strategies for joint-marketing initiatives and growth opportunities. In addition to booking bonuses and additional co-marketing funds, these partners will receive a number of special services including co-branded case studies and collateral, special programs and events, and in the case of Platinum Partners, co-branding on Masergy’s award-winning ISC/INA customer portal and automatic membership to Masergy’s Partner Advisory Board.

To inquire about partner opportunities in the global Masergy Partner Program, contact Rob Shelby at +1 214-442-5733, rob.shelby@masergy.com or Chuck Ward at + 1 810-214-1396, chuck.ward@masergy.com.

About Masergy

Masergy provides managed, secure virtualized network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Masergy’s integrated network and software solutions enable customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications, such as video, voice and data, on a global basis. Serving customers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, Masergy leverages advanced transport technologies to deliver global Ethernet services across a native MPLS network. The company pioneered customer-controlled network services and the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection. Masergy's customers include companies from the financial/banking, healthcare, entertainment broadcasting, hospitality/hotels and manufacturing industries. More information about Masergy is available at http://www.masergy.com.

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