Intelisys Wins Inaugural Channel Partner Program Summit Award

Level 3 Recognizes Intelisys’ Exceptional Performance in Sales and Customer Growth
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 20, 2016 — At an awards luncheon, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), recognized Intelisys, a technology services distributor and master agent, with its inaugural Channel Partner Program Summit Award. Intelisys received the honor for reaching a significant revenue milestone as an Elite member of Level 3’s Channel Partner Program.
“Intelisys has built a solid reputation with its sales partners by providing outstanding value-add services and carrier solutions to solve customer challenges,” said Garrett Gee, indirect channel chief, Level 3. “We are proud to recognize their accomplishment with our first-ever Summit Award and appreciate the long-term relationship with Level 3.”
In its ten year history working with Level 3, Intelisys has optimized the independent sales channel experience to raise the standards for how business telecommunications services and cloud services are bought and sold for the greater benefit of end-user customers.
“We are humbled to receive this honor from Level 3, and in truth, we owe this success to the partnership itself and our incredible sales partners,” said Jay Bradley, president, Intelisys. “At Intelisys, we have a carefully honed list of supplier best practices against which we evaluate all our partnerships. Level 3 ticks every box on the list. We are passionate about overcoming challenges to help our sales partners make informed choices so they can maximize the value of their customers’ technology investments. Level 3 has been equally passionate about providing the dedicated resources, tools and people where they matter. Indeed, more than 100 of our most elite sales partners—our Club TPC members—are receiving Level 3 commissions.”
The milestone, marked by the Channel Partner Program Summit Award, was is due in part to Level 3’s committed nationwide presence and exceptional diversity across Intelisys’ national network of sales partners. Coupled with a reliable escalation path and well-priced, diverse product mix, Intelisys sales partners have been able to position Level 3 with confidence in front of their business customers.
The Level 3 Channel Partner Program includes three tiers: Elite, Premier and Authorized. At the Elite level, there are eight partners. Elite partner status is awarded to a select group of channel partners who achieve specific sales and revenue performance targets. Intelisys is the first Elite Channel Partner to have reached the Summit award level.
About Intelisys
Intelisys, a ScanSource company, is the nation’s leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services, including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing – serving the needs and accelerating the success of the industry’s top producing telecom sales agents, IT Solution Providers, VARs, MSPs and integrators, as they leverage the power of recurring revenue in their businesses.
Today Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot and experience the shift away from traditional telco services into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Under contract with more than 130 of the world’s leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end users demand exclusively through a network of Sales Partners, supporting those Sales Partners via the most exceptional back office support team ever assembled in the channel. To learn more, visit or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or our Blog.
Intelisys was acquired by ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, in August of 2016.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3’s comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, visit or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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