Agents Can Now Address Data Connectivity and Data Center Opportunities in the Growing Asia-Pacific Market
Hong Kong, 30 October 2013 – Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions in the Asia Pacific region, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Intelisys to join its Supplier Partner program. Intelisys is the largest technology services distributor in the United States and offers a broad suite of technology solutions to ensure the success of its sales agents.
The new agreement will allow Intelisys sub-agents to sell Pacnet’s Data Center, MPLS, Ethernet Private Line, IP Transit, Dedicated Internet Access, and Content Delivery Network services throughout the Asia Pacific region including China, Australia, and India. Pacnet operates the region’s most extensive submarine cable network and it is connected to data centers located in most of Asia’s largest markets including its CloudSpace facilities in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and China.
“We are very pleased that Pacnet is becoming a member of our Supplier Partner program. Pacnet’s Asia-Pacific network provides a carrier-class, yet flexible sales solution to enterprise customers in one of the fastest growing regions of the world,” says Jay Bradley, President of Intelisys. “Demand for international services continues to grow and this agreement demonstrates our commitment to support our partners with customer opportunities in Asia.”
Intelisys is focused on empowering the independent sales channel by assisting businesses in making informed choices about services, technology, and cost savings and delivers carrier-neutral solutions to end-user customers through a nationwide network of telecommunications sales, consulting professionals, and IT solution providers/VARs.
“The Asia-Pacific region has seen explosive growth over the past several years, and more and more US-based companies are either looking to expand their current operations in the region or create new operations – particularly in China and India,” adds Cardi Prinzi, President of Enterprise Markets for Pacnet. “We have seen from experience that agents’ customers may be utilizing providers that do not extend services to Asia, so Pacnet can help them provide additional services for expansion and have a platform to address new opportunities.”
Pacnet’s senior leadership team has many years of experience working with the agent channel in the US. Chief Executive Officer Carl Grivner joined Pacnet after several years as CEO for XO Communications. Later in the year, Prinzi came to Pacnet following roles with EarthLink-New Edge Networks. Then, in January of 2013, Jason Kitzmiller with experience at TelePacific-Mpower was recruited as Channel Director.
“We look forward to supporting Intelisys and its sales partners in their efforts to expand into Asia. We know that Intelisys carefully selects its suppliers and I think this relationship will help its sales partners to gain incremental opportunities by opening up Asia to them,” says Kitzmiller, “With a comprehensive set of services and an incredible footprint, they can really leverage Pacnet to help them expand their service offerings and reach for their customers.”
Intelisys is the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing – serving the needs and accelerating the success of the industry’s top producing telecom sales agents and IT solution providers as they build vast and vigorously protected streams of recurring revenue for their businesses.
Today, Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot, and experience the epic shift away from traditional telco services and into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Intelisys recognizes that this is not just a change, but THE change of our generation. And with that in mind, Intelisys is enabling its Partners to thrive. Under contract with more than 60 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end-user customers demand through the most exceptional back office support team ever assembled in the channel.
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Pacnet is Asia-Pacific’s leading provider of managed data connectivity solutions to major telecommunications carriers, large multinational enterprises and government entities in the Asia-Pacific region. Ownership of the region’s most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to interconnected data centers across 16 cities in the Asia-Pacific region gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers in key markets including China, India, Japan and the United States. Combined with a comprehensive set of managed network and value-added data center services, its assets and experience in the region have helped Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including Fortune 500 companies. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in the Asia-Pacific region and North America. For more information, please visit: www.pacnet.com.
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