07.09.11

Masergy expands Partner Programme

Masergy Communications, network service provider, has expanded its Partner Programme to include Gold and Platinum levels in an effort to further incentivise vendors that deliver its services.

“Our partner channel revenue grew more than 35% over the last year due to the focused effort we put into building our partner program,” said John Dumbleton, senior vice president of business development for Masergy. “We intend to substantially grow the revenue per partner and expand our overall number of successful partners going forward. The new partner levels we have created allow us to work with each partner to set realistic revenue targets and align resources to achieve these goals.”

Masergy has already identified more than 20 Partners from a list of IT solution providers, equipment resellers and independent consultants who attained Platinum or Gold Partner status for fiscal year 2011.

The Platinum Partners include:
· Avant Communications
· Bridgepointe Technologies
· BT Conferencing
· Business Communications Management
· Converged Network Services Group
· Intelisys
· LinkSource Technologies
· Providea Conferencing
· Agent Alliance members (Advantage Communications, ARG, Communication Management Services, MicroCorp,
· PlanetOne Communications and Telegration)

Furthermore, Masergy has identified 30 top partners who are targeted to attain Platinum and Gold Partners status during the current fiscal year. The partners will receive booking bonuses, additional co-marketing funds and services including co-branded case studies and collateral, special programs and events. Platinum Partners will be afforded co-branding on Masergy’s ISC/INA customer portal and membership to Masergy’s Partner Advisory Board.