Our Partnership with Sandler Partners


Our Partnership with Sandler Partners

Oct 19, 2017

QOS Networks (QOS), a company that helps enterprises leverage technology to drive innovation, announced a formal partnership this month with Sandler Partners, America’s fastest growing distributor of connectivity and cloud services.

Starting in November, the two organizations will join forces to increase access to the QOS bundle of SD-WAN solutions leveraging best-in-class SD WAN, Service Management, and Security solutions.

The partnership significantly extends the QOS channel presence. Frank Cittadino, CEO of QOS, will unveil the solution suite at the Sandler Partners SoCal Partner Summit on October 25 during the SD-WAN and Connectivity Panel scheduled for 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

Basics of SD-WAN

Software-defined WAN capitalizes on the flexibility and agility of SDN by shifting network monitoring and management from physical devices to the application layer. This allows for the use of public and private connections for lower-cost and highly flexible connections to the cloud.

However, unlike SD-WAN bundled with the carrier product mix, the QOS solution enables partners to establish a reliable connection regardless of provider and can extend multiple MPLS VPNs from various carriers with dedicated customer gateways all optimized for the cloud.

Taking SD-WAN Up Market

Cittadino explains how QOS adds value with a new offering: “Our expertise is in the enterprise. We developed this SD-WAN solution with an in-depth understanding of the complexities that large businesses face. Bundling SD-WAN with ServiceNow and granular security solutions enables us to provide customers with the tools they embed into their daily IT operations.”

He stresses that this “game changer for the partner community” gives them the tools to compete with systems integrators and direct sales organizations for big business.

Caleb Tucker, Consigliere for Sandler Partners, highlights the advantages of working together to drive custom solutions: “QOS is a veteran when it comes to designing highly innovative solutions for customers. Sandler Partners is excited to partner with QOS to … help our agents win more deals where a prepackaged solution may not be the best fit..”

With deep roots in the channel, QOS has experienced tremendous YOY growth. Continued investment in the business focuses on complex enterprise-wide deployments with a significant emphasis on technology, people, and project management.

About QOS and Sandler Partners

For more than a decade, QOS Networks has been helping organizations enable change and enhance performance. Focused on educating clients about innovative and emerging technology solutions, and how those solutions can enable companies to be more productive and agile, QOS is a leader in innovative cloud and network solutions. Working with businesses in all industries to advise, guide, migrate and implement complex network services, they have managed over 2,500 complex projects.

In 2017, Sandler Partners was named to the “Inc. 5000” list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the eighth straight year. Over the years, we expanded beyond our telecom roots to also deliver best-in-class cloud, colo, mobility and continuity solutions from 200+ suppliers through a network of more than 5,400 expert technology sales partners — agents, VARs and MSPs — to thousands of small, medium and enterprise organizations nationwide.

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