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Digium Presents Pinnacle Awards to its Outstanding Channel Partners

Annual Awards Recognize Partners who Deliver Unparalleled VoIP Solutions and Services and Excellent Customer Service

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, today announced its annual Pinnacle Partner award winners, recognizing the company's outstanding channel partners around the world. Award winners were selected based on their annual sales from 2012 and commitment to excellent customer satisfaction.

These Pinnacle Partner 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 Communications Solutions or Asterisk Custom Communications Solutions. Partners are certified to sell Digium's full offering of unified communications (UC) and VoIP solutions, Asterisk hardware, IP phones, gateways, telephony cards and redundancy appliances.

Awards were presented to partners in the following categories:

Partner of the Year
The Pinnacle Partner of the Year has achieved the highest revenue, the top certifications and highest level of qualification in our partner program in their respective geographic territory.

Direct Marketing Partner of the Year
The Direct Marketing Partner of the Year operates a business model focused heavily on internet marketing and fulfillment. They have achieved the top certifications and highest level of qualification within our partner program. They have achieved the highest annual revenue across all Digium solutions, in their respective geographic territory.

Distributor of the Year
The Distributor of the Year has achieved the highest annual revenue across all Digium solutions, in their respective geographic territory.

Rising Star Distributor of the Year
The Rising Star Distributor of the Year has achieved the highest annual revenue growth over the prior year, across all Digium solutions sold in their geographic territory.

Pinnacle Circle of Excellence
The Pinnacle Circle of Excellence is comprised of Digium's top 25 value added reseller (VAR) partners worldwide. They represent those who have generated the highest revenue across all Digium solutions and have achieved the highest levels of qualification and certification in our channel partner program.

"These awards demonstrate Digium's commitment to the growth and recognition of our channel partners who are contributing to our remarkable growth," said Jim Butler, director of worldwide channel sales for Digium. "We are happy to have the opportunity to present these awards to those organizations that have shown a commitment to growing their Digium business and expanding our worldwide customer base. We have seen significant growth of our Switchvox UC solutions because customers are looking for feature-rich, affordable alternatives for their business phone systems."

Digium Pinnacle Partner Award Winners - 2013

Partner of the Year

Dynamic Solutions Group
Partner of the Year – North America

Partner of the Year – Europe

Partner of the Year – Middle East

ATS Design, LTD
Partner of the Year – Asia Pacific

Clarotech Consulting
Partner of the Year - Africa

Partner of the Year – Latin America

Tango Technology
Partner of the Year - Australia

Direct Marketing Partner of the Year

VOIP Supply
Partner of the Year – North America

Telephony Depot
Rising Star Partner of the Year – North America

Partner of the Year - Europe

Rising Star Partner of the Year – Latin America

Distributor of the Year

Distributor of the Year - North America

Rising Star Distributor of the Year – North America

Distributor of the Year – Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East

Rising Star Distributor of the Year - Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East

Distributor of the Year – Europe

Rising Star Distributor of the Year - Europe

Pinnacle Circle of Excellence Winners

Dynamic Solutions Group, Inc.
ATS Design, Ltd.
Midwest Telecom Consulting, Inc.
LeBlanc Communications Group, Inc.
NetWorks, Inc.
Secure Datacom
Teledynamic Comm, Inc.
Golden Integrated Solutions, Inc.
Monarque Telecom
Chromis Technology, LLC
Dicar Networks
Alliance Infotech Pvt Ltd
DVI Consulting, LLC
The Fulcrum Group
Clarotech Consulting
BEMA Information Technologies LLC
EasyTEL Communications
Brightstar Communications, Inc.
DCNET Solutions India Pvt Ltd
Creative Solutions SC, LLC
New Age Telecom, Inc.
Line 1 Partners, Inc.

Partner Program Advantages
Digium's award-winning Partner Program provides opportunities for resellers to sell the full line of Digium's award-winning Switchvox® Unified Communications systems, or build custom communications solutions with Asterisk, the world's most popular open source telephony software. Partners also can sell Digium phones, hardware and third-party products designed to build custom communications solutions. The program features three tiers—Select, Registered and Affiliate, with incentives, benefits, training and promotions designed to help authorized Digium partners have a competitive advantage in today's growing VoIP and business phone market.

"It is rewarding to celebrate the success of these top partners who have shown such commitment to our joint success—they are some of the most innovative partners in the VoIP market today," said Steve Harvey, vice president of worldwide sales for Digium. "We have attracted some of the best and brightest to bring our products to market around the world. Together, we are delivering Switchvox UC and Asterisk custom solutions for customers who want the best value for their business phone systems."

To learn more about Digium's Partner Program, apply online or to find a partner in your area, visit: www.digium.com/ucpartner.

About Digium
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware and Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project, the world's most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium's business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at http://www.digium.com and http://www.asterisk.org.

The Digium logo, Digium, Asterisk, Asterisk SCF, Switchvox, AsteriskNOW, Asterisk Appliance and the Asterisk logo are trademarks of Digium, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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