Parsippany, NJ – May 21, 2010 - Strategic Products and Services (SPS), a global systems integrator, was recently recognized by Catalyst Telecom, a value-added distributor of voice, video and converged data solutions.
SPS was awarded 2010 Regional Business Partner of the Year for their leadership in the communications industry, outstanding sales efforts and year over year growth. Catalyst Telecom president, John Black, presented the award to John Poole, SPS president and CEO, on May 12, 2010 at the company’s annual partner conference at the Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC. SPS is a multi-year winner of this award and has been repeatedly recognized for their leadership within the converged communications industry.
“SPS has demonstrated their convergence know-how, as evidenced by significant data purchases from Catalyst,” said Black. “SPS is a consistent performer year to year and is meticulously managed, which is a good thing in today's environment."
SPS is a systems integrator specializing in the design, installation and support of converged communication solutions, contact center, unified communications, network infrastructure and mobility solutions. SPS is a Platinum certified Avaya Connect channel partner with the Services Expert and SME Expert designations. With a 24x7 Network Operations Center, SPS offers a complete portfolio of TotalCare Services, including iCON remote management, to design, implement, manage and support client networks and communication applications.
“Our job as a system integrator is to understand the competitive challenges our clients face and provide comprehensive solutions to help drive efficiency,” said Poole. “Our relationship with Catalyst Telecom gains us access to product resources, training and equipment to ensure we are able to deliver on the promises we make to our customers. We are proud to receive this award and value the partnership we have with Catalyst.”
SPS offers comprehensive voice, data and integrated solutions to customers of all sizes. In addition to Avaya, SPS holds numerous certifications and partnerships that include Microsoft, HP, Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks, Cisco and others.
With over 20 years of profitable growth and offices in more than 25 North American cities, Strategic Products and Services (SPS) designs and implements technology solutions to help customers be more efficient and competitive in their markets. SPS is a Platinum certified Avaya Connect channel partner with the prestigious Services Expert and SME Expert designations.
SPS specializes in Voice over IP (VoIP), contact center, network convergence, messaging, telecom expense management, consultative planning, and monitoring services. In addition to Avaya, Microsoft, Extreme Networks, HP, Cisco and Juniper Networks, SPS holds many authorizations and certifications with the partners that enable SPS to provide powerful solutions to businesses. (For a full partner listing, please visit www.spscom.com.)
To support multi-nationals, SPS is a founding partner of the Intelligent Communications Alliance. The Alliance provides a consistent global approach to pricing, design, installation and support of Avaya and Avaya DevConnect Partner solutions. Alliance founding members serve over 9000 customers across more than 60 countries. As a specialized systems integrator, the Alliance holds over 336 Avaya certifications with expertise in IP telephony, contact center, messaging and unified communications.
SPS has earned numerous awards and recognition from their strategic partners. SPS has been ranked in the top 300 of the VAR500, a listing of the largest information technology (IT) solution providers, integrators and service companies in North America for the past four years. Visit www.spscom.com.
About Catalyst Telecom
Catalyst Telecom was founded in 1997 to serve the reseller channel as a source for voice, data, video and converged communications solutions. A sales unit of international specialty technology distributor, ScanSource, Inc., Catalyst Telecom is committed to providing best-of-breed products and value-added services to resellers in North America. For more information, please visit www.catalysttelecom.com.
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Theresa Goodreau, SPS Director of Marketing