viaVERIO CHANNEL PROGRAM RECOGNIZES TOP PRODUCING PARTNERS
-Verio awards partners for strong sales efforts and dedication to companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s services-
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 15, 2004 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Verio, a subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, today announced its top performing channel partners across all NTT/VERIO solutions. The viaVerioÃ‚Â® Circle of Excellence Award recognition program honors resellers, direct agents and channel partners that have shown significant growth, volume and innovation during fiscal year 2003.
Channel partners receiving this special recognition include Venicom, Bridgepoint, Falkor Group, Datatel, Lakeview Consulting, GMO, Mindshare Interactive Campaigns, Accrisoft and Advanced Technology Systems.
With the introduction of this program, Verio reiterates its commitment to the channel, acknowledging valued solution providers who are a mainstay to VerioÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s continued growth and channel success. Domestic award winners will be honored at a special recognition event on July 15, 2004 for their achievements and work with Verio.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re pleased to honor our viaVerio top partners through this new recognition program,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Greg Conley, Verio president and CEO. Ã¢â‚¬Å“VerioÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s continued channel success is largely made possible by the various solution providers who continually drive growth and customer consistency, helping us deliver industry leading services and trusted technology solutions to customers. We look forward to the sustained success of our viaVerio partners and the opportunity to annually recognize their efforts through the viaVerio Circle of Excellence Award recognition program.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Verio will present awards to top producing viaVerio partners in several categories, including partners with the highest overall volume, highest reseller growth, top innovative partner and reseller, and top enterprise direct agent or reseller partner with consistent new managed rates of return.
In addition to recognizing partners for their contributions in 2003, Verio will also announce the categories for this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 2004 recognition program, for which partners will be eligible to compete throughout the year. A top-honor award will be presented to partners with the highest overall sales Ã¢â‚¬â€œ awarded in seven partner categories, including master agent, direct agent and small to medium enterprise (SME) and enterprise rookie of the year partners, signed in 2004. Other 2004 award categories include the viaVerio Million Dollar Club that will recognize several partners in various price ranges for total sales billed throughout its Verio lifecycle.
VerioÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s channel program was recently awarded a five-star rating, the highest honor, by VARBusiness Magazine, a leading channel publication. viaVerio saw remarkable success in 2003, increasing its enterprise hosting and access partner base with the addition of more than 200 new partners, adding nearly 800 small and medium enterprise hosting partners, and migrating more than 50,000 small and medium enterprise hosting accounts from outside providers to Verio.
The viaVerio Partner Program provides SME resellers and larger channel partners with access to a variety of high-value hosting services, including hosting on a dedicated, shared, virtual private server or managed private server platform, in addition to a range of Internet services such as managed services and network access. In addition, viaVerio resellers receive volume discounts, private label opportunities, and technical, sales and marketing support based on program participation.
More information about the viaVerio Circle of Excellence Award recognition program and viaVerio may be found at www.verio.com/partners. More information about Verio and NTT Com may be found at www.verio.com and www.ntt.com.
Verio Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications (NTT Com), which provides long distance and international telecommunications reaching over 200 countries worldwide. Verio is the world’s largest operator of Web sites for businesses and a leading provider of global IP solutions. NTT Com and Verio market their global IP solutions under the NTT/VERIO brand. The company offers businesses a broad range of Internet services, including Web hosting, dedicated access, virtual private networks, and managed service offerings, among other enhanced services. Verio supports its operations with highly reliable and scalable global infrastructure and systems including the NTT/VERIO Global IP Network, and provides Web hosting services to customers in more than 146 countries. The combination of Verio and NTT Com offers services to meet the growing and diverse needs of all businesses, including small to medium businesses, large global enterprises and multi-national corporations. More information can be found at www.verio.com and www.ntt.com.
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