Telarus Named Top Master Agent for Nextiva for Second Consecutive Year

August 19, 2020

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SANDY, UT — Telarus, LLC., the largest privately-held distributor of business cloud infrastructure and contact center services, announced that, for the second consecutive year, it had been named the number one master agent by Nextiva, a leading provider of business communications. The award for the top performer of Fiscal Year 2020 was announced publicly by Nextiva Channel Director, Aaron Acree, at Telarus’ live quasi-virtual awards ceremony held at the Hale Center Theatre in front of a limited gathering of sales partners and suppliers on August 13, 2020.

“Being number one with one of the fastest-growing unified communications provider is a huge deal for us,” said Shane Speakman, VP of Business Development – UcaaS for Telarus. “Nextiva has been a leader in this space and a champion for the Channel for many years, and we don’t see that changing any time soon. We’d like to publicly recognize our loyal network of 4,000 sales partners across the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia who helped make this happen. I’d also like to publicly thank Nextiva’s Channel team for being responsive, easy to work with, and for having a great product that sells itself. Their NextOS platform, which gives businesses a complete view of every customer, makes it easy for companies to turn customer experience into a competitive weapon. When the Channel can get a hold of disruptive technologies like this, we expect fireworks. We’re very excited about what we can do with Nextiva in 2021.”

Telarus has represented Nextiva as a master agent since 2015 and has doubled its book of business with them in each of the past four years. For its part, Nextiva received the 2019 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award from Internet Telephony Magazine and was named to Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500 List.  During the Telarus virtual awards ceremony on August 13, 2020, Nextiva’s Greg Hyche was awarded the 2019 Telarus Partner’s Choice Award for Top Local Channel Manager.

“Nextiva congratulates Telarus for its second consecutive year as our top master agent. We applaud their consistent performance, outstanding efforts, and, most of all, the results it delivers year after year. This well-deserved recognition is a result of our shared commitment to work together for mutual success,” said Carl Katz, VP of Channel Sales for Nextiva. “Telarus partners trust us with their most important and valuable customers, and we appreciate that. They are, in every sense, an extension of our team and a vital part of helping businesses win in the customer experience and work-from-home economies.”

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About Telarus

Built for You, Telarus is the largest privately held technology services distributor (master agent) in the United States. Our dynamic agent-partner community sources data, voice, cloud, and managed services through our robust portfolio of 200 leading service providers. We are best known for our home-grown software pricing tools and mobile apps that are unique in the industry. To help our partners grow their businesses, we’ve assembled the best support organization in the industry, which includes cybersecurity, SD-WAN, Cloud, mobility, contact center, and ILEC specialty practices whose primary goal is to help our partners identify and design the right technology solutions for their customers. To learn more about the Telarus opportunity, please visit, or follow us on Twitter @Telarus.

About Nextiva

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