BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - Continuum, a leading provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) and business continuity solutions, today announced that its strategic partnership with the Technology Assurance Group (TAG) is helping unified communications partners achieve a seven-fold revenue increase by adding managed IT services to their telephony offerings. At the 12th Annual TAG Convention held in New Orleans, Sept. 9-12, Continuum is featured as an Elite sponsor. By working closely with TAG members to capitalize on the convergence of voice and data in the small- to medium-sized business market, Continuum's managed IT services provide recurring revenue that is seven times greater than the revenue for voice services.
"Our strategic partnership with Continuum, the industry leader in managed IT services, offers many benefits for TAG members looking to leverage remote monitoring and management and business continuity in order to capture IT business across their client base," said Dale Johnson, president and CEO, Technology Assurance Group. "As a result, the adoption of managed IT services by TAG members has accelerated in recent months and resulted in a 70 percent increase in Continuum's unified communications partner base."
"A growing number of unified communications providers recognize the urgent need to expand their offering beyond traditional telecomm solutions," said Michael George, CEO, Continuum. "Partnering with Continuum instantly makes TAG members IT managed services experts in the eyes of their customers. And with our highly experienced NOC and 24 x 7 Service Desk, we provide the complete supply chain of service delivery, which makes Continuum uniquely qualified to help our UC partners grow their business and increase profitability."
George added, "Clearly the relevance of our value proposition and the unmatched advantages of our end-to-end managed services solution is resonating with the unified communications community as we continue to attract an increasing number of new partners to Continuum every day."
About Technology Assurance Group (TAG)
Technology Assurance Group, LLC (TAG) is an international organization of leading independently owned unified communications companies. TAG provides its members with the competitive advantages necessary to achieve a dominant position in their marketplace. Members benefit from programs including strategic partnerships with communication solution providers, best business and management practices, and advanced sales training programs. TAG's mission is to increase its members' sales and profits through education and to ease their introduction of new technology to the marketplace by leveraging their combined intellect and purchasing power. For more information on TAG, please call 858-673-5800 or visit www.tagnational.com.
Continuum provides a leading SaaS-based managed services platform that managed Services Providers (MSPs) use to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain desktops, servers and other endpoints for small- and medium-sized businesses. The comprehensive platform provides an intelligent remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution, comprehensive 24 x 7 Service Desk and an advanced backup and disaster recovery (BDR) offering branded Continuum Vault -- all integrated with an industry-leading network operations center (NOC), delivering a single, unified managed services experience. The company currently employs more than 650 professionals worldwide, supports over 3,300 MSPs, and monitors nearly 500,000 endpoints. The principal owner of Continuum is Summit Partners (www.summitpartners.com), a Boston-based growth equity firm that has raised more than $15 billion in assets. For more information, please visit www.continuum.net.