Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A SD-WAN provider, Bigleaf, was chosen as the Best New Supplier for 2016

Persimmon Telecommunications as a proud member of the Telarus Group of IT & Telecommunications consultants is pleased to announce that Telarus partners chose Bigleaf as the Best New Supplier for 2016. Using SD-WAN, Bigleaf provides a straightforward way to use multiple Internet connections and prioritize crucial applications across the Internet. The resulting Internet connection gives better reliability and performance than much more expensive Internet connections.

Persimmon Telecommunications works with numerous suppliers that offer SD-WAN. The advantage that Persimmon Telecommunications has in assisting clients choose the best SD-WAN provider for their situation is a tool that allows us to find those suppliers that best satisfy a client's requirements.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Telarus: Top 2016 Distributor for Vonage Business

Persimmon Telecommunications, proud member of the Telarus Group of IT & Telecommunications consultants, is pleased to announce that Telarus was named the top 2016 Distributor for Vonage Business. 

Vonage’s solutions, designed to quench the communications needs of mid-market and enterprise organizations, contain expanded features and functionality over conventional communications systems. The result is greater efficiency, mobility and flexibility, allowing organizations to increase productivity and competitiveness. Through advanced Unified Communications as-a-Service (UCaaS) tools – such as integrated voice, instant messaging, web collaboration, video, and email – employees communicate conveniently using their desktop, laptop, tablet and/or mobile devices. 

Although previously known for their residential VoIP services, Vonage has purchased business VoIP firms and has otherwise concentrated in recent years on becoming a premier provider of UCaaS with core PBX functionality for SMBs and enterprises. Their projection is that 2017 business revenue will surpass their residential revenue. Vonage Business already terminates 15 billion minutes of global voice traffic annually. 


Monday, February 06, 2017

Telarus: Top New Revenue Producer for WOW! Business

Persimmon Telecommunications, proud member of the Telarus Group of IT & Telecommunications consultants, is pleased to announce that Telarus was named the top producer of new revenue for WOW! Business. This is especially outstanding news given that WOW! Business is one of the newest providers with whom we've been working. This marks the first full year that Telarus has been distributing WOW! Business services.

WOW! Business offers award winning fiber and coax services in areas of the Midwest and Southeast USA. Using Telarus proprietary pricing and fiber mapping tools, Persimmon Telecommunications is able to determine when WOW! Business' products are the best options for our clients. Persimmon Telecommunications works as our clients' trusted advisor to recommend the best fits for network, unified communications and cloud service solutions from among over 100 providers whose services and products with which we maintain intimate familiarity.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Persimmon Telecommunications Founder/CEO Joe Budelis Interviewed by AireSpring Communications

For over 10 years, Joe Budelis, the founder and CEO of Persimmon Telecommunications, has worked with AireSpring Communications which is one of the providers that we recommend. Joe was interviewed for the AireSpring December Newsletter. He discussed his background, his history with AireSpring, and the future of the Telecom industry. The interview is published in full at Joe Budelis Interview with AireSpring.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

CenturyLink acquiring Level 3 Communications

CenturyLink formally announced yesterday its plans to acquire Level 3 Communications. The new CenturyLink will be the #3 company in wireline revenue after AT&T and Verizon and ahead of Windstream which will then be #4. (source: Telarus linkedIn post). CenturyLink shows that the new CenturyLink will be #2 in Enterprise / SME / Wholesale Revenue after AT&T with Charter following as #3. The companies expect the merger to complete by the end of third quarter 2017. Additional details are given in the CenturyLink Press Release.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Elite Channel Partner status with Level 3 Achieved in 2015

Persimmon Telecommunications is proud to be a member of the Telarus Group. In 2015, Telarus achieved Elite Channel Partner status with Level 3. Elite Channel Partner status is level3's highest tier of partnership rewarded with the highest level of support, investment and resources available. Only 7 other organizations hold that status.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Attend Cloud Expo New York with a Complimentary Golden Pass from Persimmon Telecommunications ($2200 value)

Persimmon Telecommunications invites you to attend the 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in Manhattan. Join Us at the Cloud Expo, the Big Data Expo, the Internet of Things Expo, the SDDC Expo, the WebRTC Summit and/or DevOps Summit 2015 near Penn Station NY. Persimmon Telecommunications can supply you with a complimentary VIP Golden Pass to these events being held simultaneously in New York City.

The VIP Golden Pass is good for June 9-11, 2015 at the Javits Center -- it gives you full access to 150+ sessions across all tracks, including Keynotes, General Sessions, Power Panels, Technical Breakout Sessions, and the Expo Floor. (All that a fully paid $2,200 Golden Pass provides, except for the Luncheons, @ThingsExpo IoT Bootcamp, DevOps Foundation Certification Class and the collectible conference bag.)

Contact us right away for your complimentary pass.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Persimmon Telecommunications New Web Site

Kristina  helped update Persimmon Telecommunications web sites and create a new Persimmon Connections site that is more appropriate for 2015. In the past,  our consulting sweet spots were voice and data services such as VoIP, PRI, SIP, T1, Cable Internet, EoC, Fast-E, Fiber Ethernet, OCx, and GiG-E services plus MPLS and Managed Security. Although these are still important (especially VoIPSIPCable InternetEoC, Fast-E, Fiber Ethernet, and GiG-E services plus MPLS and Managed Security which show growing usage), many organizations now receive our assistance for Services in the Cloud which we define as including Data Center space, Managed hosting, traditional Cloud Services, and Application Management. Our new web site better introduces these offerings which are becoming more important to the businesses that we serve.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Comcast was the top 2013 supplier of Telecom services

Persimmon Telecommunications, a proud Telarus partner, is thrilled to announce that, Comcast Business was the top Telarus supplier of 2013. Of the 40 plus providers with direct contracts (indirectly we represent hundreds of suppliers) the top five by 2013 sales revenue were:
  • 1. Comcast Business
  • 2. Windstream
  • 3. ACC Business
  • 4. Time Warner Cable
  • 5. Tw Telecom
Partner's Choice awards were presented as follows:
  • Top New Supplier of 2013: Momentum
  • Best Overall: Time Warner Cable
  • Most Improved: Comcast Business
The above were presented last week at the Partner Summit in Deer Valley, Utah. See the previous post in this blog for a glimpse at the somewhat unusual Deer Valley weather during mid-June 2014.