Thursday, May 31, 2018

NICE InContact named Telarus as Top 2017 Producer

Persimmon Telecommunications as a proud member of the Telarus Group of business data, voice, mobility, cloud, and contact center consultants is pleased to announce that Telarus has been named the top producer of new channel partner revenue in 2017 for NICE InContact, a leading provider of cloud contact center and unified communication services.

As Adam Edwards, CEO of Telarus commented: “NICE InContact has been a leader in this space . . .  for many years". NICE inContact empowers all size organizations to provide exceptional customer experience (CX) using the most advanced capabilities available in a truly unified cloud platform. This allows an organization to interact with a customer using the customer's preferred medium whether it be by a phone call, text, chat, or Email. NICE inContact is recognized as a market leader by five industry analyst firms: Gartner, Ovum, IDC, Frost and Sullivan, and DMG. NICE inContact was placed in the leader quadrant in the 2017 Gartner Cloud Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) Magic Quadrant and has been named a leader every year since this Magic Quadrant’s inception in 2015.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

ACC Business awards Two Platinum Cups and Two-Million-Dollar-Club to Telarus

Persimmon Telecommunications as a proud member of the Telarus Group of IT & Telecommunications consultants is pleased to announce that Telarus earned two Platinum Cups from ACC Business and subsequently earned status in the “multimillion-dollar-club.” Telarus, and Carrier Sales which is now a part of Telarus, were both awarded the Platinum Cup from ACC Business at the April 2018 Channel Partners event in Las Vegas. Also, Telarus was declared an inaugural member of the ACC Business “multimillion-dollar club”.

Telarus LLC is the fastest growing master agent of UCaaS, Security, and contact center solutions. Telarus is known for creating the industry’s first real-time commercial telecom pricing software, and now has proprietary pricing and fiber mapping tools used by Persimmon Telecommunications and other partners.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

#1 in 2017 with Spectrum Enterprise, Nitel, AireSpring, Sierra Wireless, WOW Business

Persimmon Telecommunications as a proud member of the Telarus Group of IT & Telecommunications consultants is pleased to announce that Telarus was #1 in 2017 with Spectrum Enterprise, Nitel, AireSpring, Sierra Wireless, WOW Business as well as the recipient of top partner awards from Telstra, ShoreTel, Vonage, YIPTel, and CentraCom. Additionally, Platinum status was awarded by Comcast Business, Spectrum Business, Level(3), and ACC Business.These are only some of the many awards that we won in 2017.

At it's birth, Telarus was the first organization ever to provide automated Telecom quotes for data and voice circuits across many providers. More recently has been added Hosted Voice and SD-WAN matrices that help provide organizations with a basis for determining which of the many Hosted Voice providers and SD-WAN providers can best satisfy their requirements.

Contact us to take advantage of these tools and our expertise.

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.