The Ideacom Network Grows National Association of Voice and Data Resellers to 100+ Members

by | Aug 7, 2013 | IT, UC

Value Added Resellers offering business and residential converged voice/data solutions yield purchasing power of $300M organization, shared best practices and network of VoIP partners

Ideacom logoMurrells Inlet, SC (August 7, 2013) – A national organization of independent voice and data providers with a goal of providing its members with the highest quality products at a cost advantage, The Ideacom Network, today announced association membership recently reached a milestone of over 100 voice and data resellers nationwide. Business enterprise demand for converged solutions like unified communications, VoIP business systems, physical security apps and managed services to improve business efficiency and reduce costs is on the rise. The Ideacom Network provides value-added reseller (VAR) members to be a part of a $300M organization that pools resources to improve purchasing power for increased margins and offers educational programs, shared best practices and group health insurance.

“Business conditions and technologies are constantly shifting and can make for challenging times,” said Jeff Downey, Director of Chickasaw Telecom, Inc.  “My involvement for the past 15 years with Ideacom has been a wise one. As a telecommunications business leader, the ability to garner such attractive equipment pricing offers my business more attractive margins that allows me to pass on those cost savings to my customers.” He added, “The association allows me to draw on the expertise and guidance of other business owners around the country to help solve issues I may be facing such as an evolving workforce and positioning my business for future success.”

Ideacom Membership Benefits

  • Significant equipment and services discounts
  • Shared marketing knowledge and materials
  • Insights Newsletter Service for customers
  • WEB $EN$E Web Development for resellers
  • $treet $en$e Sales Training
  • No individual manufacturer’s quotas
  • Greater vendor bargaining power
  • Best practices information of similar, successful companies

According to The Ideacom Network Vice President Rich Gralto, “Members quickly realize the tremendous value of joining our association, especially as telecommunications products and services are now on the rebound from the recent economic downturn.” He added, “For one upfront membership fee and no recurring monthly charges, members gain access to an incredible array of tools and knowledge base to help grow their individual businesses.  As a result, we’ve seen quite an uptick in interest in our network.”

About The Ideacom Network

The Ideacom Network serves the telecommunications needs of U.S. businesses by providing its highly qualified network of voice/data resellers products and services recognized as the best in the industry.  The association was founded in 1986 by a group of dedicated business leaders with individual companies, who realized the benefit of working together in an increasingly competitive marketplace. By uniting their purchasing power, these successful entrepreneurs created an organization whose members enjoy the benefits of being part of a $300 million national organization, while retaining complete control over their own businesses.

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