East Lansing, MI (PRWEB) November 04, 2013
Network, voice, and cloud services provider COMLINK announced today that it is expanding its focus on the Greater Detroit area with a new regional sales and channel operations division. The company has appointed Tom Abraham—who most recently headed Comcast’s enterprise services organization in Michigan and Indiana—to oversee the effort.
“The Greater Detroit region is a extremely valuable marketplace for COMLINK, and we wanted an industry veteran who knows the landscape and the players to help lead our expansion in the area,” said John Summersett, Chief Operating Officer of COMLINK. “Tom has a track record of successfully leading sales organizations in the region, and we are thrilled he will now represent COMLINK in this important sector.”
COMLINK also has been aggressively pursuing opportunities to bolster its network presence throughout the Detroit region. Most recently, the company partnered with the city of Royal Oak to build a new, state-of-the-art fiber optic network, providing municipal buildings, schools and businesses with access to high-speed broadband connectivity. In September, COMLINK acquired the fiber network assets of Michigan Lightwave, which provided fiber and telecommunications service throughout Macomb County. COMLINK now has more than 800 miles of fiber serving business customers in the Greater Detroit region, and more than 5,500 network fiber miles throughout Michigan and the Midwest.
Abraham has more than 30 years of telecommunications sales experience. At Comcast, Tom was responsible for overseeing deployment of a broad range of data services to businesses with large bandwidth applications and demands. Prior to that, Abraham held sales and marketing positions at Wiltec Technologies, Sprint, Siemens, MCI and Telegration.
“There is a tremendous opportunity for COMLINK to provide solutions to broadband-hungry businesses and municipalities in the Detroit area with real alternatives to traditional Telecom and cable offerings,” Abraham said. “Detroit is a passion of mine, and with its expansive fiber network and state-of-the-art datacenter assets, COMLINK is very well-positioned to be the leader.”
As part of its ongoing commitment to serving the Detroit region, COMLINK is also sponsoring and participating in the TAM: Great Lakes Technology Showcase, which takes place Nov. 4-6 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. Erin Bruder, who heads COMLINK’s Medisphere healthcare division, will lead a breakout session on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. & 11 a.m. titled “Healthcare Connect Fund and Medical Tech Opportunities.”
To learn more about COMLINK’s services call (855) 410-5750, email info(at)comlink(dot)net or visit http://www.comlink.net.
With DATACENTERS that host clients residing in over 100 countries, COMLINK is a leading provider of CLOUD SERVICES, dedicated and virtual private servers, storage, and colocation all CONNECTED over a private, protected Ethernet backbone with bandwidths up to 100Gb. Using our private fiber network and multiple certified datacenters (HIPAA, SSAE 16, PCI) strategically located, COMLINK can provide your business with redundant (Hot) servers, granular backup and restore capabilities, and a true disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
COMLINK’s rapidly expanding fiber optic network is headquartered in Michigan and extends throughout the Midwest; with over 5,500 miles of fiber and metro rings extending throughout the areas major markets. COMLINK’s Network Management Center is manned 24X7x365 to ensure the security of our network, the reliability of our services, and satisfaction for our clients.
COMLINK also provides leading edge services such as Optical Wave, Ethernet, DS1, DS3, OCx, and DSL. COMLINK offers the premier neutral Access and Local Tandem in Michigan. In addition COMLINK offers an array of Voice services; PRI, SIP, Long Distance, Conferencing and Hosted VoIP.
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