PHOENIX, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Telesphere, a leading privately-held provider of cloud-based unified-communications-as-a-service (UCaaS), today announced that veteran telecommunications/data sales executive Tom Rancel has joined the company as Regional Indirect Channel Manager.
At Telesphere, Rancel will enlist agents and master agents to represent Telesphere for all states east of the Mississippi River. Rancel will manage the ongoing relationships and serve as Telesphere's primary interface to Indirect Channel Partner companies. Initially, Rancel will be targeting expansion efforts within New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
Rancel has a long history of success from his previous sales management positions at One Communications/Earthlink Business, Clearwire, Skytel USA and XO Communications. While at XO Communications, Rancel was a Channel Manager for Southeast Florida. There, he took a territory from last to first place in sales and helped successfully launch the first 4G network in New York City.
"Growing Telesphere's East Coast presence is one of the best opportunities of my career. Telesphere has many points of differentiation from its competitors that give it prominence in this market. It's is a tightly run ship with strong leadership, vision and the nation's largest private MPLS network. I'm excited to rejoin past colleagues who have also joined Telesphere and look forward to kicking off the new year with a slate of successes."
Telesphere, based in Phoenix, Ariz., is a leading, privately-held provider of Hosted Cloud Communications nationwide. It offers carrier-grade performance and support for wireline and mobile convergence to businesses over its private IP MPLS network; one of the largest in the nation. Telesphere's cloud-based services allow businesses of any size to enjoy all the latest voice, video, data and collaboration features of large enterprise systems without the costly investment of on-site equipment.