HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digium, Inc., The Asterisk Company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Leslie Conway, vice president of global marketing for Digium, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.
CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.
"These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel's network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success."
In her role, Conway is responsible for setting the company's worldwide marketing strategy and executing corporate, product and channel marketing activities to position Digium as a leader in the telecommunications industry. Conway's leadership has been instrumental in the success of expanding Digium's partner program through the recruitment of new VARs, Agents and MSPs. Over the last year, she provided channel partners with customer enablement tools, ranging from a new customer onboarding program to an expanded line of product and user training videos. Additionally, Conway's team launched a family of Digium color IP phones including the flagship D80, the industry's first affordable HD touchscreen phone. The D80 provides Digium partners with the opportunity to offer their customers a modern reinvention of the telephone, and revolutionizes the way users interact with their Switchvox and Asterisk phone systems through an intuitive and innovative touch-driven interface.
"I am honored to be included in the 2017 Women of the Channel list and would like to recognize the Digium marketing team for their efforts supporting our marketing programs and channel partners," Conway said. "I'm fortunate to work with a great team and thankful to support our partners who make our channel program a success."
Digium's 5-Star Partner Program provides opportunities for partners to sell the full line of Digium's on-premise and cloud-based Switchvox® Unified Communications solutions or build custom communications solutions with Asterisk, the world's most popular open source telephony software. Partners also can sell Digium IP phones, gateways and telephony cards, all of which are designed to build custom communications solutions. The program features multiple levels geared toward a partner's capabilities and business model, with incentives, benefits, training, certification and marketing promotions designed to help authorized Digium partners gain a competitive advantage in today's growing VoIP and business phone market.
The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.
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Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted 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 www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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