Sarasota, FL - Star2Star Communications, provider of the World's Most Complete Cloud Communications Solution, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Star2Star's Partner Program with a 5-Star rating in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. This is the fourth consecutive year that Star2Star's Partner Program has received this prestigious honor from CRN.
CRN's annual guide is the definitive listing of the channel's top partner programs from technology vendors of the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite tier of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements available in channel. Elements included in the 2018 considerations were investments in program offerings, partner training and profitability, marketing resources, support, and overall communications.
"As a 100% channel-based company, we pride ourselves on the quality of our Partner Program," said Michelle Accardi, President and Chief Revenue Officer at Star2Star. "We are thrilled that this program continues to receive distinction year over year, since 2010. Our guiding motivation for this program is that our success is dependent on our Partners' success--we could not do what we do without them, so we strive to support them with 110% effort, every day."
Robert Faletra, the Executive Chairman of The Channel Company added his comments: "Finding the right technology vendor to partner with can be a daunting task, given the vast array of choices now available to solution providers. CRN's Partner Program Guide and 5-Star ratings help them narrow the field and find the best fit, identifying the most rewarding partner programs and providing crucial insight into their strengths and benefits. We are pleased to present our 2018 PPG list, recognizing the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today."
The 2018 Partner Program Guide is featured in the April issue of CRN and online at https://www.crn.com/ppg.
About Star2Star Communications
Founded in 2006 in Sarasota, Florida, Star2Star Communications empowers global business success with a Full Spectrum Communications Solution. With options ranging from Hosted to Hybrid, Star2Star offers unparalleled value, reliability, quality, and scalability. Star2Star unifies business communications including voice, video, fax, mobile, chat, and presence management. Merged with Blueface, the leading pan-European UCaaS provider, Star2Star possesses a global influence and customer base. Blueface's proprietary cloud voice platform supports businesses of all sizes, ranging from small-to-medium to large enterprises and strategic wholesale customers.
Star2Star's award-winning, patented Constellation™ Network overcomes the reliability and quality limitations of other communications technologies and enables companies to choose the deployment methodology that aligns best with their needs. For businesses who require high-quality voice, redundant networks for continuity, and ultra-reliable communications, Star2Star's Hybrid architecture offers the highest guaranteed SLAs in the industry at an affordable price. Businesses with less complexity, who seek the best communications capabilities for their employees and customers, can consider Star2Star's Hosted solution the optimal choice.
With a customer retention rate of 99.85%, Star2Star has been recognized by a multitude of leading analysts. In the past seven years, Star2Star was named to the Forbes Most Promising Companies list, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 five times, and the Inc. 500|5000 seven times. The company was also named by IHS as a Top 10 Hosted Business VoIP/UC Provider and has been in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS, Worldwide for the last four years.
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