Telarus Surpasses $1M in Monthly Billings with Nitel, Named First Elite Partner

September 6, 2017

Telarus becomes the first master agent in the Nitel channel program to reach the $1M MRR milestone and receive the added support and strategic engagement that comes with Elite status

telarus master agent and nitelCHICAGO, IL – Nitel, a leading nationwide managed telecom service provider, today announced Telarus has become the first channel partner in the history of their program to amass over $1M in monthly billings and has become the first member of the newly created Nitel Elite Partner Program.  Exclusive to Nitel’s top-performing master agents and distributors, the new partner program will amplify the success Telarus has achieved through dedicated partner support and business development resources including market development fund accrual and channel director alignment for agents and channel partners in their local markets.

“We place great value on the relationships we have with our master agents and distributors, and are pleased to welcome Telarus as an inaugural member of our Elite Partner Program,” said Taylor Castranova, vice president, channel sales and account development for Nitel. “We will use this program to build on our mutual success and make it even easier for our channel partners to capture and create new opportunities. With demand for next-generation networking and telecom solutions on the rise, the innovation with tools and services Telarus has created makes them an ideal go-to- market partner for Nitel. With the additional resources Telarus has earned, we look forward to helping them achieve the next $1M.”

Telarus has been partnered with Nitel since 2005 as has consistently been its top producing master agent year after year, including, most recently, 2016.

“We are excited to be one of the select few to earn Elite Partner status with Nitel,” added Adam Edwards, CEO of Telarus. “Since we signed with Nitel back in 2005, we have seen a level of support that is unmatched in the industry. Their sales leadership bends over backwards to ensure that Nitel’s robust connectivity and telecom solutions are easy to find and price in our patented GeoQuote tool and iPhone app, they turn around manual quotes for complex services quickly, and they aren’t afraid to customize a solution to meet the specific needs of many industry verticals. We look forward to continued success with Nitel and their talented new executive team.”

If you would like to sell Nitel’s services as a member of the Telarus partner community, please call 877-346-3232 or visit Telarus online at

About Telarus

Telarus, Inc. is a technology services distributor (Master Agent) that holds contracts with more than 100 data, voice, and cloud providers. To help agent partners “See What Others Can’t,” they have created and/or purchased tools to help them win more business. These tools include:

  • Complimentary monitoring of all circuits sourced through Telarus powered by VXSuite
  • Real-time VoIP pre-assessments and troubleshooting, powered by VXSupportLine
  • GeoQuote real-time pricing tools to aid partners in the carrier selection process
  • MoonRize to provide automated, daily updates of every active order placed through Telarus
  • 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 VoIP and Cloud designs

Behind the scenes, Telarus offers 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, a 2017 Inc. 5000 winner, 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. Today, thousands of partners including agents, cloud brokers, MSPs, and solution providers use Telarus to source network, SD-WAN, UCaaS, and cloud computing services. To learn more about the Telarus opportunity, please visit

About Nitel

Nitel operates the largest interconnected network platform in North America, delivering hybrid networking, managed security, voice and cloud enablement solutions to multi-national enterprises.  Leveraging a broad array of service offerings, including MPLS, SD-WAN, Internet, wireless, SIP trunking, private cloud connection, next generation firewall and unified threat protection, Nitel provides enterprise IT organizations both scale and reliability, as well as visibility via application-aware software and analytics.  Headquartered in Chicago, Nitel has built a reputation for customer service, boasting a net promoter score of 72, unparalleled in the industry.  Please visit us at