Telesphere Honored as One of the State's Top 50 Largest Private Companies at Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards Night

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telesphere, the nation's leading provider of fully hosted VoIP and unified cloud communications services for businesses, today announced that it has made the 2014 Top 50 List of Arizona's largest private companies, compiled each year by the Phoenix Business Journal's Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards, honoring the state's "largest and liveliest private companies."

Telesphere is the only telecommunications company to make the list, and was thrilled to receive the ACE Award, the third time it has been honored. The ACE Awards selects winners on the basis of revenue, innovation and community impact. This year's winners were announced Thursday evening, September 18 at a celebration at the Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts.

"Telesphere is one of the most innovative cloud communications companies in the nation, and one of the most sought after places to work in Arizona," said Telesphere CEO Clark Peterson. "As an Arizona company, we believe that being based in this state offers many benefits in terms of a qualified and dedicated workforce, a geographically beautiful area, and an affordable cost of living that helps us attract and retain outstanding employees. We're grateful to have made the list this year and are very pleased to be in the company of the other ACE Award winners."

Telesphere has had an impressive year and continues to receive recognition from both industry and state organizations. In addition to making the 2014 ACE Award List of Arizona's Largest Private Companies, Telesphere has also received the following honors this year:

  • Top-Ranked Telecommunications Company on Gartner's UCaaS Magic Quadrant
  • Inc. 500/5000 list for the fourth consecutive year
  • Arizona's Most Admired Companies by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ
  • CareerBuilder and BestCompaniesAZ Top Company and Best Place to Work
  • TMCnet – Unified Communications Product of the Year – MobileConnect
  • TMCnet – Communications Solution Product of the Year – ChannelSphere
  • Internet Telephony Magazine's – Channel Partner Excellence Award
  • IMPACT Awards, Phoenix Chamber of Commerce -- Finalist
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ – Semifinalist, Desert Mountain Region

About Telesphere

Telesphere, the nation's leading provider of fully hosted VoIP and unified cloud communications services for businesses, has headquarters in the Phoenix area, and a regional presence in Seattle, California, Las Vegas, Denver, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and New York. Offering carrier-grade performance and support for wireline and mobile devices to businesses over its private IP MPLS network, one of the largest in the nation, Telesphere's cloud-based services allow businesses to enjoy all the latest voice, video, data, mobility and collaboration features of large enterprise systems without the costly investment of on-site equipment.

CONTACT: Telesphere Media Contact: Stephanie Burchfield Burchfield & Wolin 480-460-4111 Office 602-418-2501 Cell

Source: Telesphere