CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Nitel, a leading nationwide next-generation technology services provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Nitel in its 2018 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from technology vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel.

To compile the guide, The Channel Company’s research team assessed each vendor’s partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.

In 2017, Nitel launched its Elite Partner Program. Open to Nitel’s top-performing master agents and distributors, the program provides dedicated partner support and business development resources including market development fund accrual and channel director alignment.

“Finding the right technology vendor to partner with can be a daunting task, given the vast array of choices now available to solution providers,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide helps 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.”

“Nitel is committed to building and nurturing strong partner relationships,” said Taylor Castranova, vice president of sales and account development, Nitel. “We recognize the importance our partners play in our business and have designed our program to foster those relationships and give our partners the support and tools they need to be successful.”