MegaPath Corp., one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced the acquisition of IP5280 Communications, a cloud-based IP communications provider specializing in VoIP and converged IP voice, video and data services for business customers.
IP5280 is recognized as one of the larger Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSP) of hosted high-definition VoIP to small and medium businesses nationwide. The company has more than 1,000 business customers across the United States and, with more than 10,000 endpoints served, represents one of the larger ITSP Broadsoft customer bases in the country. With this acquisition, MegaPath is adding IP5280’s two offices and numerous employees in Englewood (Denver), Colorado and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
John Scarborough and Jeffrey Pearl, IP5280’s co-founders and managing partners, will join the MegaPath management team. The two senior executives have more than 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including positions with publicly traded companies Echostar and ICG Communications, along with senior roles at Qwest Communications, MCI, and Worldcom. Their first business—LineSider Communications, founded in 2005—specialized in secure VoIP communications and was sold to Cisco in 2010.
“This acquisition helps strengthen our IP footprint and provides their customers with a broader suite of services,” said Dan Foster, President Business Market, MegaPath. “We are extremely pleased to add such a proven IP communications team to MegaPath, and believe that the combination will further establish MegaPath as one of the leading North American providers in this space.”
MegaPath is a leading business communications and network provider that helps businesses fully leverage the cloud. MegaPath’s award-winning service portfolio includes Voice, Unified Communications, SD-WAN, WiFi, and Internet services, backed by dedicated project management and 100% US-based technical support. MegaPath is uniquely positioned to deliver custom managed solutions to businesses that desire a broad range of high-value services from a single nationwide provider. With over twenty years of expertise, MegaPath empowers businesses of all sizes to simplify operations, improve communications, increase productivity, and lower costs.
To learn more about MegaPath’s leading service offerings, please visit www.megapath.com.
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