The 2017 Chorus Carriers Ball Nominees Announced


Vote today and see who will be recognized as an industry leader in Austin, Texas.

Our annual Chorus Carriers Ball is one of the most important events of the year in the telecommunications and cloud services industry, taking place during the Cloud Partners “Evolution” Conference. Carriers, agents, vendor, suppliers, and providers from all over will be attending this momentous occasion to honor the best in the business.

On Wednesday, September 27, we are hosting the 2017 Chorus Carriers Ball in Austin, Texas. We are taking over the Rooftop Lounge as well as the VIP Gibson Lounge at the famous music venue Maggie Mae’s. This red-carpet event will host award-winning actress and country music star Jamie Lynn Spears – who is performing live!

Here at Chorus Communications, the top agents for cloud hosting services, we are excited to announce the 2017 Chorus Carriers Ball nominations. Continue below to check out the full list of nominees.


Best Cloud Orchestration –

Which Cloud orchestration platform enables the most effective cross-cloud and cross-stack management? Arrangement and coordination of automated tasks? Consolidated processes and workflows? Sophistication and customer support?

• CenturyLink
• Datapipe
• QTS Data Centers
• Unitas Global


Best IoT –

The “Internet of Things” is taking the world by storm! Nearly $6 trillion will be spent on IoT solutions over the next five years. Businesses will be the top adopter of IoT solutions. Which company can help your clients the most by lowering operation costs, increasing productivity and expanding to new markets? Who has the best IoT ecosystem? Implimentation?

• AT&T
• Cisco
• Google
• M2M Networks
• Microsoft


Best SD-WAN –

While the hype around software-defined networking has worn off, software-defined WAN continues to generate plenty of buzz. Which provider in this crowded market stands out to you? Who gives clients the best-of-the-best when it comes to network benefits and security? Which solution is the most versatile and unique? Purchase options? Are the price points appealing? Who is the most efficient when it comes to visibility?

• Comcast Business
• Masergy
• Silverpeak
• Spectrotel
• Windstream


Best Channel Manager –

Who is your passionate channel champion? The one that provides world-class management, expertise, and leadership? Who helps you close deals, increase revenue, and is the voice that resolves issues? Who is your “go to” professional that facilitates your opportunities and effectively supports ongoing and growing partner sales?

• Bob Williamson – Spectrotel
• Brian Buchman – Line Systems
• Drew Malloy – TPX Communications
• Matt Laskowski – QTS Data Centers
• Maureen O’Connell – Comcast Business


Best Cloud Security –

Helping businesses move to the cloud, is not always sunny! As you plan your clients move to cloud, security companies are now stepping up to the plate with new offerings to protect public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Solving a wide range of challenges, including data protection, traffic visibility, segmentation, application security and more. Which company do you feel most safe with today?

• Level 3
• Masergy
• Netwolves
• NTT Communications
• XO Communications


Best Colocation Services –

Which colo service is the most secure, reliable, and scalable for mission critical workloads in widespread locations? Who has the most skilled IT engineers and hands-on technicians? World-class IT facilities, network, power and IP address space?

• Cologix
• Netrality
• Qts Data Centers
• Rackspace
• Tierpoint


Voting will take place across the globe from August 22 until September 18. The voting process is open to all agents, sub agents, master agents, carriers, and vendors worldwide.

To vote on the 2017 Chorus Carriers Ball nominees, click here!

We received over 20,000 votes last year! Along with our premier partners, we concentrated this year’s selections on products and solutions that are both cutting-edge and innovative.

We are working alongside leading telecom media resources like Channel Vision, IAgent, and Jamie Scotto & Associates to utilize video, email marketing, press, and social media with the hashtag #2017CarriersBall.

If you are interested in attending the 2017 Chorus Carriers Ball, click here!

You can network with peers, sponsor the event to market your brand, win an award, and most of all, enjoy yourself. It will be a night to remember. If you’re thinking about becoming a sponsor for this event, please call 215-259-5890 for more information.

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