Telarus Named to CompTIA Telecom Advisory Committee

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Robert Butler, VP of Sales for Telarus, begins his new term in office on July 1, 2013.

We are excited and honored to accept the invitation to participate in CompTIA's 2013 Telecom Advisory Council.

Telarus, distributor of commercial data, voice, and cloud solutions, today announced that it has joined the CompTIA Telecom Advisory Committee for 2013. CompTIA is a non-profit trade association focused on advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies through education and certification. The CompTIA TAC is a council of eight members who work together to shape the priorities and budgets of CompTIA's outreach to its members and faculty who focus on telecom engineering and sales.

"We are excited and honored to accept the invitation to participate in CompTIA's 2013 Telecom Advisory Council," commented Adam Edwards, president of Telarus. "In our very short time as a CompTIA member we’ve already been on the receiving end of tremendously valuable live training and we look forward to the chance to 'give back', to share our experiences and expertise with the other members of the CompTIA TAC for the betterment of our Channel."

Telarus will serve on the TAC until August 31, 2014, at which time a four new members will be considered. The TAC is comprised of 8 industry leads who serve either one or two year terms, and shape the direction and priorities for CompTIA training events, outreach initiatives, and live conferences.

"The boundaries between telecom and IT, once clear and distinct, have virtually disappeared due to emerging technologies, changes in business models and customer demand for simplified buying processes," said Annette Taber, Vice President, Channel Strategies, CompTIA.

"This change presents great opportunities accompanied by tough challenges," Taber continued. "Our Telecom Advisory Council brings together industry experts and thought leaders to help us identify the factors that lead to success and to guide the development of training, research, credentials and other resources for the industry. We're pleased that Telarus has joined us in this important initiative."

About Telarus

Telarus, Inc., a value added distributor that holds contracts with the world's leading commercial telecommunication carriers which includes Comcast Business, makes it easier and more profitable for solution providers, VARs, and MSPs to sell and source voice and data t1 line WAN solutions. Our patented GeoQuote platform combines real-time carrier pricing with advanced research features and branded proposals. Telarus' experienced Sales staff is strategically focused on enterprise WAN and high-capacity bandwidth solutions, making it easier to find the best offer, every time. For its part, Telarus has been named the top Master Agents by the members of the Telecom Association in each of the past three years, the first and only company in the carrier channel to accomplish this feat. Whether you are a top producer or a voice-and-data expert just starting out on your own, there is a place for you in the Telarus community. For more information on the Telarus partner program, please visit or call the new partner hotline at 877-346-3232.    

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. Visit us online at, follow CompTIA on Facebook at, or follow us on Twirtter at @comptia.

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