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Press Release -- November 27th, 2012
Source: Masergy Communications, Telarus

Masergy Adds Telarus to its Global Partner Program

Global networking leader looks to carrier sales distribution leader Telarus, Inc. to enhance its channel

Dallas, TX – Masergy Communications, Inc. today announced that Telarus, Inc, a national distributor of commercial voice and data services, has joined the Masergy Global Partner Program and will provide Masergy’s portfolio of advanced MPLS/VPLS and Global Cloud Communications products to global enterprises. The new agreement opens the door for 1,250 independent agencies that source through Telarus to pre-qualify, recommend and sell Masergy’s solutions to their business clientele.

“We are excited to add Telarus to our Global Partner Program. Telarus has created one of the most diverse and unique distribution channels in the market” said Chuck Ward, vice president of channel development at Masergy Communications. “Their proven ability to sell international MPLS/VPLS, SIP trunking, and hosted unified communications products to medium-to-large enterprises along with Masergy’s extensive consultative and engineering expertise will enable us to jointly compete and win more global network and voice sales opportunities.”

“We are pleased to be the newest addition to the Masergy channel program,” said Adam Edwards, president of Telarus. “This new agreement highlights our ongoing commitment and focus on supporting partners who specialize in larger WAN, SIP and UC opportunities. We are especially excited about Masergy’s global MPLS network with its integrated hosted UC platform, which will allow our partners to consult on opportunities with multi-national corporations like never before.”

Masergy, who recently launched its Global Cloud Communications service in September, will provide Telarus partners with a hybrid solution that combines elements from Masergy’s Intelligent SIP Trunking and Hosted Unified Communications products to form a unique, simplified cloud communications migration and deployment plan for each client.

“MPLS sales have spiked in the past few years and have been our main growth engine in 2012,” added Robert Butler, vice president of sales for Telarus. “With this increase has come a rising tide of international MPLS and cloud communications opportunities for which Masergy is a perfect fit. Our partners will do very well with Masergy, especially with opportunities involving multiple, geographically dispersed global locations.”

For more information about sourcing Masergy through the Telarus distribution channel, please contact Justin Chugg, new partner development manager, Telarus, at (877) 346-3232.

About Masergy

Masergy provides managed, secure global network and cloud communications services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Masergy’s integrated network and software solutions enable customers to seamlessly deploy and manage unified communications 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 the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection and offers customers its award-winning cloud-based portal with dynamic bandwidth elasticity and deep network forensics.

Masergy clients include global enterprises in a wide range of industries, including the financial/banking, energy, professional services, healthcare, entertainment, broadcasting, high technology and global manufacturing sectors. For more information about Masergy visit or follow the company on Twitter @Masergy.

About Telarus

Telarus, Inc., a value added distributor that holds contracts with the world’s leading commercial telecommunication carriers, makes it easier and more profitable for solution providers, VARs, and MSPs to sell and source voice and data WAN solutions. Our patented GeoQuote platform combines real-time carrier pricing with advanced research features and branded proposals. Telarus’ experienced Sales staff is strategically focused on enterprise WAN and high-capacity bandwidth solutions, making it easier to find the best offer, every time. For its part, Telarus has been named the top Master Agent by the members of the Telecom Association in each of the past three years, the first and only company in the carrier channel to accomplish this feat. Whether you are a top producer or a voice-and-data expert just starting out on your own, there is a place for you in the Telarus community. For more information on the Telarus partner program, please visit or call the new partner hotline at (877) 346-3232.

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