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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Bridgitt Rhodes of Verizon Wireless.

Bridgitt Rhodes is a Managing Partner with the Verizon Agent Channel. She has been with Verizon for 15 years in various leadership roles. 

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver June Channel News.

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TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel Megan Giarelli from TBI

As a senior commissions analyst at TBI, Megan analyzes revenue data from our carriers throughout the month and makes sure our partners are paid accurately and in a timely manner. 

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This article was originally published on Mitel's Blog.

Whether you work in a multi-hospital healthcare system or a private dentist’s office, protecting personal health information (PHI) is essential. HIPAA’s rules and requirements are clear — no matter what, PHI must be kept completely confidential.

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CHICAGO – June 5, 2019 – TBI announced a new member to its executive team with the addition of Scott Whalen as Vice President, Strategic Partnerships. The former CenturyLink sales executive joins the Master Agent to further align vendor programs and emerging solutions with TBI partners.

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Although unified communications (UC) systems and contact center solutions have previously been thought of as separate entities, cloud technology has increasingly facilitated collaboration between the two. The Cloud removed the restrictions of on-prem hardware which enables the contact center solution's remarkable versatility and fluidity - both crucial strengths required to provide the increasingly personalized and convenient services demanded by customers in the digital age.  

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As you continue to evolve your portfolio to keep up with the evolution of technology, learning how to bundle next-gen technologies, such as network and Unified Communication (UC), can help you make a more organic transition to selling digital transformation solutions, which can be easier to manage and scale as you grow your business.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Carla Looper of CXT180. 

Carla is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of CXT180 with 20 years of IT professional experience.

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TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel Sue Pero from TBI

Sue is currently an Omni Center Support Trainer at TBI. Sue came to Chicago about five and a half years ago to pursue better opportunities, thinking she may get a job in biotech and ended up getting a job in the call center instead as part of the old Time Warner team. She was in the call center for one and a half years before eventually working on the Leapfrog campaign (TBI’s old Inbound Team).

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Chicago, IL, May 20, 2019 – TBI, The largest, privately-owned technology distributor, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jackie Landuyt, Director of Finance to its prestigious 2019 Women of the Channel list. The leaders on this annual list are from all areas of the IT channel ecosystem; representing technology suppliers, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organizations. 

Each is recognized for her contributions to channel advocacy, channel growth and visionary leadership.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Tina Gravel of Cyxtera.

An award-winning executive with more than 25 years of experience in the IT outsourcing, cloud, security and SaaS industries, Tina is SVP of Global Channels and Alliances at Cyxtera. Prior to Cyxtera, Tina was a Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Strategic Alliances for Cryptzone, a Cyxtera Business. Before joining Cryptzone, Tina held the role of General Manager and Vice President for Dimension Data’s Cloud Services Business in the Americas. Tina also served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Nirvanix, leading the company’s sales, marketing and indirect channel programs.

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The annual TBI Big Event was held in Chicago at the historic Soldier Field on May 9th, bringing together some of the largest vendors and most knowledgeable industry experts in the channel.

At the event kick-off, Granite Telecommunications, a $1.4 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, presented a ceremonial check to JDRF representatives and announced a $10,000 donation to JDRF to fund diabetes research.

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Telecom Master Agent and technology distributor TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Joy Alfafara of Comcast. 

Joy is a Partner Sales Manager in the Chicago region working within the Indirect Channel Sales Organization for Comcast Business for the last four years. She works with local solutions providers supplying sales support and helping to grow their business through the Comcast Business portfolio with offerings that include SD-WAN, Ethernet, Advanced Voice Services, and SMB products.

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Cloud is changing the network. According to Frost & Sullivan, almost 70% of IT decision makers in the U.S. report that they will be replacing branch routers with an SD-WAN appliance. Additionally, nearly three-quarters of US respondents report that they plan to include cloud-based security services with their SD-WAN solution.

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This article was originally published on Comcast Business Community. 

The rate at which technology is evolving is increasing almost exponentially. In the business sector, hardware has given way to software-defined everything, while many on-premises technologies are now offered as a service. Much of the advances in technology over the last few years have been the direct result of the growing ubiquity of the cloud and faster connectivity speeds, both of which have enabled companies to adopt digital transformation technologies to help them work smarter and more efficiently.

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Chicago, IL, May 1, 2019—TBI, the largest, privately-owned master agent and technology distributor, announces today that they’ve signed a distribution partnership agreement with Talkdesk, an enterprise contact center platform. Talkdesk's Contact Center Platform has been named a visionary (for second year in a row) in Gartner's most recent Contact Center Magic Quadrant, as it empowers companies to make the customer experience a competitive advantage.

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The Master Agent names their first woman to join the executive team

CHICAGO – MAY 1, 2019 – The largest, privately-owned master agent and technology distributor, TBI (formerly Telecom Brokerage Inc.) announced the promotion of Corey Cohen from Director of Marketing to Vice President of Marketing. This promotion makes Corey the first woman to join the master agent’s now seven person executive team.

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TBI's Emily Ball and Bryan Reynolds deliver May Channel News.

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Master Agent and technology distributor TBI Highlights Woman of the Channel, Leah Bromley of AT&T. 

Leah is currently a Regional Director for AT&T in the Alliance Channel. She has more than 20+ years experience working at AT&T, all within in the channel programs. She leads a team of channel managers and technical sellers that provide local support for master agents in the Western Region of the United States.

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Blogs are informal articles written for the purpose of showing your thought leadership and expertise on a topic. Blogging provides a myriad of benefits not only to your website, but to your business overall.

Here are five quick tips to help you get started on the path to blogging.

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