Telarus Breaks Attendance Record at Partner Summit

This year's speakers include Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA, and Captain Ron Fry, retired Green Beret and author of "HammerHead Six."

Channel Partners

June 21, 2016

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Telarus Breaks Attendance Record at Partner Summit

PRESS RELEASE — June 21, 2016, SANDY, UT — Telarus, Inc., technology services distributor of business voice, data, and UCaaS services, today announced that it has set a new attendance record for its annual Partner Summit in Deer Valley, Utah for its fifth consecutive year.  Telarus Partner Summit is a 3-day conference held each June at the Stein Eriksen Resort and features keynote and guest speakers who discuss the future of unified communications and other cloud-based services and the underlying networks that support it.  This year’s speakers included Todd Thibodeaux, President and CEO of CompTIA, and Captain Ron Fry, retired Green Beret and author of HammerHead Six.

“The fifth time is a charm,” said Adam Edwards, CEO of Telarus, referring to the fifth anniversary of Telarus Partner Summit.  “We know it is a sacrifice for our guests to take almost a full week of work to spend with us here in Deer Valley, but we know the value of information they’ll take away will help their business grow in ways that other ‘generic’ conventions can’t.  Now that we’ve completed the acquisition of VXSuite, a network and VoIP monitoring software platform, we have a unique tool our partners can use to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. Partner Summit is the ideal venue for this education and sharing of ideas. We can see what works, what doesn’t work, what the suppliers are saying, and mix it with actual big data to give our partners a roadmap to success.”

The 2016 Telarus Partner Summit includes more than 45 exhibitors, including the Exede (powered by ViaSat) technology trailer and an interactive hosted VoIP “lab” where partners could compare the interfaces and hardware of over seven different UCaaS providers. This year, attendees of the conference also saw the release of Hosted PBX in GeoQuote, Telarus’ patented quoting platform partners use to find and price opportunities in real-time.{ad}

“Each year I come to this Summit thinking, ‘how are they going to top last year’s conference?’” added Mike Sickle, president of Dynamic Network Advisors and number one Telarus partner from 2015.  “The number of ideas that stem from this company, and this conference, is never-ending. Year in and year out they keep finding new and creative approaches to help us sell more and increase our base of reoccurring revenue.”

In addition to hosting educational forums to help educate their partners, Telarus also played host to the Women in the Channel, who held a meeting of its members on June 21. The conference concluded on June 24 with an awards ceremony where the top-selling partners and suppliers of 2015 were recognized.

About Telarus
Telarus is a technology services distributor (master agent) who holds contracts with over 80 data, voice, and cloud providers. To help our partners “See What Others Can’t,” we have created and purchased tools to help them win more business. We offer our partners tools to help them win more business including:

  • Complimentary monitoring of all circuits sourced through Telarus powered by VXSuite

  • Real-time VoIP pre-assessment powered by VXSupportLine

  • GeoQuote real-time pricing tools to aid partners in the carrier selection and optimization process.

  • VXSuite pre-assessments to determine if a customer’s network is ready for a UC implementation

  • Cisco and ShoreTel certified cloud engineers to aid partners in complex hosted VoIP designs

Behind the scenes, we offer our partners project management to ensure the services they order are turned up properly, as well as account management to assist end users with the carrier renewal process and to up-sell new services on their behalf. Telarus was voted the best master agent by the members of the Telecom Association for 2016 and is a top three channel partner for nearly all providers it represents. For more information on the Telarus partner program, please visit or call 877-346-3232.

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