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In a very close race, Elite Telecom Solutions from Salt Lake City, Utah takes home the coveted top overall sales partner and top-selling SIP partner awards while Carrier Consulting International claims the top spot in network sales and second place overall

SANDY, UT — Telarus, LLC leading master agent of business cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity, and contact center services, unveiled its topperforming partners of 2019 during its live quasi-virtual awards ceremony held at the Hale Center Theatre in front of a limited gathering of sales partners and suppliers. 

“I’d like to offer my most sincere congratulations to all of our hard-working, loyal partners on their momentous 2019,” said Scott Forbush, SVP of global sales for Telarus.  “Their raw determination and focus on next-generation services like Contact Center, Cybersecurity, and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) helped them raise the bar as we’ve never before seen, and not even a global pandemic can stop us from celebrating their success.  I’d like to especially congratulate Darlene Stephens and Todd Gorringe and their team at Elite Telecom Solutions for reaching the top of our partner stack for the first time. They have built a marketing machine that allows them to talk to CIO’s across the country, building world-class relationships with their enterprise customers.  We expect to see them at or near the top for years to come!”

The Top Partners of 2019 include: 

  • Elite Telecom Solutions – Salt Lake City, UT 
  • Carrier Consulting International – Sandy, UT 
  • Chi 3 Tech (Chicago Business Concept) – Chicago, IL 
  • Pivotel Networks – Nashville, TN 
  • Eventus Solutions Group – Englewood, CO 
  • ChaseTek – Dublin, OH 
  • vCom Solutions  San Ramon, CA 
  • Strategic Telecom Partners – Overland Park, KS 
  • Complete Communications – Salt Lake City, UT 
  • Peakview Communications – Greenwood Village, CO 
  • Good Dog Communications – Rydal, PA 
  • ZLH Enterprises – Manalapan, NJ 
  • BlueSky IT Partners – Houston, TX 
  • Create Connections of NC – Mooresville, NC 
  • Connect4 Solutions – Lehi, UT 
  • Broadband Consultants – Vancouver, WA 
  • Dynamic Network Advisors  Aliso Viejo, CA 
  • SD-WAN Experts – Denver, CO 
  • Athena Solutions – Tigard, OR 
  • SUMO Communications – Farmington, UT 
  • Streamline Communications – Murray, UT 
  • Nextwave Solutions  San Diego, CA 
  • ADVODA Technology Solutions – Greenwood Village, CO 
  • Atlas IP – Huntington Beach, CA 

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:

  • Nextwave Solutions – Largest UCaaS Deal of the Year 
  • World Telecom Partners – Top Partner for UCaaS (Overall Volume) 
  • Peakview Communications – Largest CCaaS Deal of the Year 
  • Eventus Solutions Group – Top Partner for CCaaS (Overall Volume) 
  • Elite Telecom Solutions – Top Partner for SIP  
  • SD-WAN Experts – Top Partner for Cybersecurity and Top Partner for SD-WAN 
  • DATAMOB – Top Partner for Cloud Computing 
  • Centerfield – Top Partner for Cable  
  • Carrier Consulting International – Top Partner for Network 
  • Marco/Teleprovision – Top Partner for Mobility 

“In aggregate, our 31 percent sales growth last year was fueled in large part by our top partners, who are shining examples of excellence in our industry,” added Mike Bettilyonarea VP of sales for Telarus. “It’s interesting to note that our top partner from 2018 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 and every 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. Despite the global pandemic, 2020 is shaping up to be another record-breaking year for our top partners. They focus on helping their clients chart a new technology path driven by cloud applications and work from home requirements.  We look forward to their continued success.

The awards banquet was held together to conclude the “Race to the Summit: Season One” contest in which hundreds of Telarus sales partners completed tasks to earn points and the opportunity to win the grand prize of $25,000 or a 3-year lease on a Tesla Model-S. The live events spanned two days and were held in lieu of Telarus Partner Summit, which was scheduled to occur this week in Nashville, Tennessee, but was canceled due to Coronavirus concerns. After the events, Telarus announced the beginning of “Race to the Summit: Season Two” that runs through December 2, 2020. 

For more information on Telarus Race to the Summit: Season Two, please see  

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 over 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.