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INVITE Networks from Salt Lake City, Utah takes home the coveted top partner prize

August 21, 2019
AURORA, CO — Telarus, LLC, leading master agent of business data, voice, and cloud services, unveiled its top-performing partners of 2018 during its annual Partner Summit at the brand new Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center.

“I’d like to offer my most sincere congratulations to all of our hard-working, loyal partners on their momentous 2018,” said Adam Edwards, CEO of Telarus.  “Their raw determination and focus on next-generation services like Contact Center, Cybersecurity, and IoT helped them raise the bar as we’ve never before seen, and we celebrate their success here tonight.  I’d like to especially congratulate Josh Whiting and his team at INVITE Networks for reaching the top of our partner stack for the first time. They have built a machine comprised of superb engineers, back-office support, and great customer relationships.  We expect to see them at or near the top for years to come!”

The Top Partners of 2018 include:

  • INVITE Networks – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Distributed Computing Inc. (DCI) – Baltimore, MD
  • Carrier Consulting International – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Complete Communications – Murray, UT
  • Core Business Services LLC – Albuquerque, NM
  • Cynergy Telecom – Kennesaw, GA
  • Elite Telecom Solutions – Salt Lake City, UT
  • Streamline Communications – Murray, UT
  • vCom Solutions – San Ramon, CA
  • Pivotel Networks, Inc.– Nashville, TN
  • On Track Communications – Stoughton, WI
  • Broadband Consultants – Vancouver, WA
  • Eric Ryan Corporation (ERC) – Ellwood City, PA
  • ADVODA Technology Solutions – Greenwood Village, CO
  • X3 Tech – Saratoga Springs, UT
  • ChaseTeck – Dublin, OH
  • Cloudnexion LLC – Littleton, CO
  • SUMO Communications – Farmington, UT
  • Pacific Northwest Telco, Inc (PNT) – Portland, OR
  • Strategic Telecom Partners, Inc – Overland Park, KS

In addition to recognizing top overall volume producers, Telarus also took the opportunity to recognize top producers by product category to highlight the growth they see across each technology type:

  • Distributed Computing Inc. (DCI) – Top Deal of the Year
  • SUMO Communications – Top Partner for Contact Center (CCaaS)
  • World Telecom Partners – Top Partner for Cybersecurity
  • Broadband Consultants – Top Partner for Cloud Computing
  • vCom Solutions – Top Partner for Unified Communications (UCaaS)
  • Pacific Northwest Telco, Inc (PNT) – Top Partner for SD-WAN
  • Vatic Outsourcing – Top Partner for Mobility
  • Distributed Computing Inc. (DCI) – Top Partner for Cable
  • INVITE Networks – Top Partner for Network

“In aggregate, our 37 percent sales growth last year was fueled in large part by our top partners, who are shining examples of excellence in our industry,” added Scott Forbush, SVP of sales for Telarus. “It’s interesting to note that our top partner from last year wouldn’t have been able to finish in the top five this year – that’s how much of an increase we saw in the amount of business our top agents are producing, largely fueled by enterprise deals. A huge congratulations go out to each Top Partner, all of whom continue to reinvest in their business, leverage more Telarus resources than their peers, and focus on selling next-generation cloud products. 2019 is shaping up to be another record-breaking year for our top partners, and we look forward to their continued success. Everything we do as a company, every dollar we reinvest, it’s to fuel their growth.”

In addition to the awards banquet, the Telarus Partner Summit comprised three days of educational forums designed to help educate their partners on UCaaS, cybersecurity, and contact center and how to become expert consultants.  The conference, held at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center, was the first national partner event held on the west coast since Telarus came together with CarrierSales in January 2018. The event, sponsored by a record 80 exhibitors, consisted of three days of 1:1 networking, 25 classes aimed at educating the Telarus partner and supplier community on best practices, solution design, lead generation, and new money-making strategies. Telarus also unveiled new technology that consisted of a newly designed partner back office, a new international service provider matrix, and the new Partner Loyalty program. The conference was the largest in Telarus history.

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.