DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – Feb 22, 2016) – Masergy Communications Inc., today announced that Chuck Ward, Vice President Global Channels, has been named a 2016 Channel Chief by CRN. Ward is among a distinguished group of executives recognized for outstanding achievement driving growth and revenue for their organizations, as well as extraordinary channel leadership.
Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated support for the channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding partner programs. Ward was recognized for developing Masergy’s Unified Enterprise Security Partner Certification Program. The program provides partners with the training to recognize cyber security needs by conducting meaningful conversations about the entire network infrastructure. Net result: The training helps improve Masergy partners’ revenue streams by insightfully addressing security, hybrid networking and cloud communications needs.
Masergy’s award-winning Global Partner Program is ideal for businesses that help enterprises evolve their IT infrastructure with hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communications solutions. Partners prefer working with Masergy because the company offers future-proof technology that ensures long-term customer value, competitive compensation on all deals/renewals, and unparalleled and dedicated support throughout the customer lifecycle.
“Masergy’s goal is to drive more opportunity for our channel partners by investing the time and resources to properly train the field around all cloud-based services,” Ward said. “By doing this we help strengthen our partner relationships and develop more qualified opportunities to strengthen their sales pipelines.”
“We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent Software Defined Platform in the world, delivering hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communication solutions to global enterprises. Our patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of leading organizations rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. Learn more about Masergy and follow us on our blog Transforming Enterprise IT, Twitter @Masergy, LinkedIn and Facebook.