Digium Signs Master Agent Partnership with Acuity Technologies

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced that Acuity Technologies, a premier telecommunications master agency located in Tampa, Fla., has joined the new Digium Cloud Agent Program as a Master Agent. Acuity specializes in providing value-added agents with network and cloud services, management and support solutions, and professional services, nationwide.

The partnership allows Acuity to offer its agents the opportunity to expand their portfolios with Digium's award-winning Switchvox Cloud Unified Communications (UC) phone system, while maximizing commissions in the rapidly growing cloud services market. More than a hosted IP PBX, Switchvox Cloud is an affordably priced, full-featured UC cloud solution. Digium's unique "all features included" pricing model for Switchvox Cloud takes the guesswork and complexity out of choosing and deploying an advanced business phone system.

"With the addition of Switchvox Cloud to our portfolio of products, we are confident that our customers will benefit from Digium's long history revolutionizing the telecommunications industry, as well as their innovative business-class Unified Communications solutions," said Josh Anderson, CEO of Acuity Technologies. "There is real differentiation in Digium's Asterisk-based Switchvox platform. It gives users an experience closer to a premises-based system than that of a typical hosted-based system. This is especially true when it comes to handset options. The Digium handsets provide functionality that isn't commonly offered with other solutions prevalent in the market today."

"With the rapid adoption and growth of cloud-based UC solutions, Acuity Technologies brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a cloud services Master Agent for Digium," said Jim Butler, Digium's director of global channel sales. "Acuity also brings significant value-add to agents through their infrastructure management, help desk services, and project management, which can be deployed on behalf of agents providing Digium Cloud Services."

Agents seeking additional information should visit Acuity Technologies at www.thinkacutiy.com.

For more information on the Digium Cloud Agent Program, visit http://digium.com/partners or stop by Booth #8027 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, February 26-28.

Digium's Switchvox Cloud is available in the lower 48 United States. For more information on Switchvox Cloud, visit: digium.com/switchvoxcloud.

About Acuity Technologies

Acuity Technologies is a telecommunications Master Agency and comprehensive technology infrastructure company providing network and cloud services, management and support solutions, and professional services to our partners and clients. Our Master Telecom Partner program is the core of our business, so it's no surprise that we focus as much as we do on the success of our partners. We've learned that our program depends on our ability to make our partners better. Whether you're a communications consultant, a VAR, or an IT solutions provider, we can help you round out your solution, diversify your revenues, and enhance your value to your clients.

About Digium

Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and hosted and on-premises Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world's most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium's business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at http://www.digium.com and http://www.asterisk.org.

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