About the author

Pete Engler is the Channel Marketing Manager at Digium. He joined the company in 2008 as the Product Manager for Asterisk hardware products before moving to Marketing. Prior to Digium, he served as a Product Manager in the Enterprise and SMB teams with Avocent Corporation, Applications Engineering at ADTRAN and 10 years in Information Technology as a Desktop and Network Administrator. As Channel Marketing Manager, Pete 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 portfolio of telephony products, including Switchvox Unified Communications phone systems and Switchvox Cloud; and products for custom communications projects with open source Asterisk.

Join Digium at the Cloud Partners Conference

Looking to grow your SMB customer base while maximizing commissions in the rapidly growing cloud services market? Join Digium at the Cloud Partners Conference and let us introduce you to Switchvox Cloud. A full-featured Unified Communications (UC) solution, Switchvox Cloud offers powerful UC features to your clients, including presence, instant messaging, conferencing and mobility – all for a low monthly rate.

The Cloud Partners event takes place September 8th – 10th, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The conference schedule is already packed with great content and plenty of networking opportunities. Of course, I hope you take time to … Continued

CRN 2014 Women of the Channel Recognizes Digium’s Leslie Conway

Leslie Conway CRN Women of the Channel
Leslie Conway, 2014 Women of the Channel

Congratulations to Leslie Conway, vice president of global marketing, who has been recognized by The Channel Company’s CRN magazine as one of the top Women of the Channel.

CRN’s annual list recognizes female executives across vendors’ channel organizations, distributors and solution providers for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward. This year’s Women of the Channel were chosen by the editors of CRN based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology … Continued

A Winning Partner Program: CRN 5-Star Rating is about the Partners

It’s been a fantastic month, filled with great partner news – including the announcement of our Pinnacle Awards. (Did I mention how much we appreciate all of our partners?)  So let’s share more good news…

Digium Awarded CRN 5 Star Rating Partner ProgramWe’re excited to say that Digium received a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide!

Truth be told, we usually don’t make a big deal out of the awards we receive; but this one is different. The annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The … Continued

Recognizing top Digium channel partners in growing UC market

Digium channel partners awards

Here at Digium, we take great pride in our channel and without doubt our partners are the best in the industry. Each year, we have the honor to present our Digium Pinnacle Awards, which are given to the top channel partners based on sales and commitment to excellent customer satisfaction. These companies are unparalleled in developing and growing their partnership with Digium, and driving customer success for Switchvox business phone systems and Asterisk custom communications solutions.

We’re committed to the growth of our channel partners, and are excited to recognize those companies that have excelled in working with … Continued

Meeting the Challenge of Redundancy: Protecting Your Network and Your IT Hero Status

The Asterisk community is filled with passionate users dedicated both to the open source Asterisk project and to the way in which they use it in their organizations. It’s part of my job, at Digium, to make sure users have all the tools needed to make their project implementations successful and one challenge that consistently shows up is that of a redundancy.

As an Asterisk user, you can probably relate to the following scenario:

The Asterisk system you built is a masterpiece. Everyone in the organization is more efficient since deployment of it. It’s your baby and the boss … Continued