CHICAGO – Tuesday, February 23Nitel, a leading nationwide next-generation technology services provider, announced today PlanetOne surpassed $1 million in new Nitel sales in 2020. PlanetOne is the first Nitel partner and master agent to achieve this milestone within a calendar year. Winning large, multi-location opportunities utilizing Nitel’s robust portfolio of SD-WAN, managed security and network connectivity solutions has been key to Nitel and PlanetOne’s success. Additionally, both teams have demonstrated their expertise with recognizable brands across diverse industries such as government, health care and hospitality.

“Our shared commitment to providing unmatched customer service and a high level of customization to every opportunity has built the foundation for our iron-clad partnership,” said Rick Stern, CEO, Nitel. “Ted Schuman’s team at PlanetOne rose to the challenge in 2020. Selling together we are an unstoppable force enabling customers to transform their businesses.”

“Growth is the goal and we’re proud to be the first master agent to knock down over a $1 million in new channel sales with Nitel last year. Closing deals with our MSPs and agents is what we do every day, and we love it. Huge props to our channel partners for their relentless focus on the customer, and cheers to Rick Stern and Ron Grason for assembling an incredible team of some of the best channel managers in the industry. A huge win on all fronts,” said Ted Schuman, founder and CEO, PlanetOne.

About PlanetOne

PlanetOne is the IT channel and telecom industry’s preferred business partner for identifying and delivering cloud-based and connectivity solutions to small and midsize businesses and enterprises. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., the industry pioneer is celebrated by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and regarded as a top-performing partner for hundreds of telecom agents and channel partners nationwide. In 2018, PlanetOne was named one of the Best Places to Work by The Business Intelligence Group. Since 2017, the company has been honored as one of the “Nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” by the National Association for Business Resources. In 2015 and 2017, PlanetOne ranked No. 1 in the Phoenix Business Journal’s annual “Best Places to Work” survey, and has been recognized as one of Arizona’s largest privately-held companies as part of the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards program, since 2016. The award-winning PlanetOne Partner Program has also been included in CRN’s Connectivity Solutions Partner Program Guide and Cloud Partner Program Guides. To reach PlanetOne call (877) 487.8353 or e-mail

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