MegaPath's Dan Foster Honored as a CRN Channel Chief for Second Consecutive Year
Industry and Channel Veteran Recognized for Leadership of Company's Channel Initiatives
COSTA MESA, CA, March 18, 2010 - MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of managed IP data, voice and security services in North America, today announced that the company's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Dan Foster, has been named to the 2010 Channel Chiefs list by Everything Channel's CRN magazine. The annual list recognizes influential industry executives who consistently develop, promote and execute effective channel partner programs and strategies.
"Providing our channel partners with the tools and training necessary to better serve their customers is essential to MegaPath's continued growth and success," said Foster. "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the MegaPath team. As we continue to enhance our wide-range of service offerings, MegaPath is maintaining our focus on providing the highest quality and most cost-effective voice and data solutions available on the market."
Foster oversees MegaPath's channel, marketing and sales teams to ensure that the company provides services that meet the evolving needs of its growing customer and partner base. Under his leadership, MegaPath continues to develop channel-friendly services such as Premium T1 and Duet with MPLS and Managed Security, add new partner types to match partners' sales models and help partners sell more value-added services through the company's webinars, individual partner training and joint sales efforts.
"Congratulations to Dan Foster for being named to the 2010 Channel Chiefs List by CRN Magazine. Telarus has benefited extensively from Dan's leadership in reinvigorating the MegaPath channel," said Adam Edwards, President of Telarus. "Under Dan's guidance, he and his leadership team have created a true master agent program and have offered new channel-focused products. As a result, Dan and the MegaPath team have put the channel on a great trajectory."
For the eighth consecutive year, the Channel Chiefs were selected by Everything Channel's editorial team based on criteria including policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities.
"Being named a Channel Chief is one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry. This year's Channel Chiefs offers tremendous insight into the 'who's who' of the Channel," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Top channel executives consistently ensure that the channel's voice is heard when strategic decisions are being made and continually nurture mutually profitable relationships. We applaud Dan Foster for his successful implementation of innovative partner programs and strategies."
MegaPath is consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership. In 2009, the Company was recognized for its year-over-year growth by Deloitte with its third consecutive appearance on the Technology Fast 500 list. The Company was also named one of the Top 500 Technology Integrators on the VAR500 and one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine. In addition, MegaPath's Dan Foster appeared on CRN's 2009 Channel Chiefs list.
For additional information on the CRN Channel Chief list, visit www.channelweb.com. The Channel Chief list was published in the February 22 issue.
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MegaPath is the leading provider of managed IP communications services in North America. MegaPath leverages its wide selection of broadband connectivity, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Voice over IP (VoIP) and security technologies to enable businesses to lower costs, increase security and enhance productivity. Businesses of all sizes can easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, branch offices, retail locations, mobile workers, and business partners. To learn more about why 20,000 companies have chosen MegaPath's managed IP data, voice and security services to improve their business communications, visit www.megapath.com or call 1-877-MegaPath (634-2728).
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