HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digium, Inc., The Asterisk Company®, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has given Digium a 5-Star rating in its 2017 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
"Receiving the CRN 5-star rating for seven consecutive years is not only a great honor but is further affirmation that Digium continues to offer a valuable channel program for our partners," said Wayne Landt, director of worldwide channel sales, Digium. "Our partner and cloud agent programs, in addition to product offerings and resources, are designed to optimize our resellers and their customers for success. We thank our partners for their commitment to delivering Digium solutions while providing exceptional customer service and support, ensuring the mutual success of our businesses."
To determine the 2017 5-Star ratings, The Channel Company's research team assessed each vendor's partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.
"For solution providers, finding the right technology vendors to partner with is crucial to the health of their business, and the vast array of choices can be overwhelming," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star ratings help them narrow the field, identifying the most rewarding partner programs and outlining their strengths and benefits."
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 can also 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 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/ppg.
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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