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Shannon has spent more than 20 years in technology marketing, particularly in the SMB arena. As Director of Marketing, she is responsible for channel marketing and lead gen programs for Digium’s worldwide network of partners, as well as marketing campaigns that continue to drive demand for Digium’s awesome product portfolio. You can follow her on Twitter for more channel news and updates @DigiumChannel.

Spring Forward and Get Ready for VoIP and UC

On the heels of our recent 5-star partner program award, we thought it would be appropriate to have a guest blog from one of our newest distributors. We’ve invited Jeffrey Freedman, Vice President of Sales for Gentek, to share his thoughts on the opportunities in VoIP. With experience in helping resellers grow their business with VoIP and UC, he has some great insight for partners who are considering this solution for their SMB customers.

There are a lot of products in the VoIP PBX market and the choices include Hosted (Cloud), Premises based or a combination of both. My … Continued

Time to celebrate Pinnacle Partner award winners worldwide

UC and VoIP Partner Program, Digium Pinnacle Partner Award Winners


We may have celebrated Valentine’s Day last week, but today should officially be called Digium Partner Appreciation Day. Today we announced our Pinnacle Partner awards, celebrating the accomplishments of our channel partners worldwide. These prestigious awards are presented annually to Digium’s leading partners who have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with Digium and driving customer success for Switchvox business phone systems or Asterisk open source custom telephony solutions. These partners include distributors, resellers and direct marketing partners who have delivered unified communications (UC) and VoIP solutions to customers in N. America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, … Continued

Happy Valentines Day – a phone love story

IP phones for Asterisk open source or Switchvox UC phone systems
IP phones that love Asterisk and Switchvox

Like peanut butter and jelly or Romeo and Juliet, some things are just better together. The moment you connect a Digium phone to a Switchvox or Asterisk system, you know it is love at first sight. These phones are designed to communicate with Asterisk or Switchvox Unified Communications systems in a way that no other phone on the market can do. Right out of the box, these two are destined to connect – making installation easier than ever before thanks to plug-and-play provisioning. All models include the Digium app engine, an innovative feature … Continued

A few bragging rights are due for Digium customers and converts

Notes from the floor of ITExpo…
ITExpo Miami 2013 Beach DigiumIt has been a great week talking with customers and IT folks who are looking for ways to solve their phone system challenges.

Even though we have spent the week in beautiful Miami, for ITEXPO 2013, we didn’t see much of the beach.

For that matter, we didn’t even get to see much of  the pool at the hotel. ITExpo Miami 2013 Hotel Digium

But we did get to see a lot of our Digium booth, located in Asterisk World at ITEXPO.

That’s a good thing! Because it gave us the chance to meet so many new people.… Continued

Recycle and get some green when you save with Digium

November 15th is America Recycles Day. Yes, it seems there is a day for everything – including one encouraging recycling. As it turns out, we were ready for it. We had already launched a Trade-In Trade-Up program before we knew there was an official day. I guess that means we continue to stay ahead of the curve here at Digium, ready for anything. Well, maybe not National Cliché Day, which was earlier this month. That’s all water under the bridge now. But, we do have a program that’s worth its weight in gold that we want to make … Continued