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Nectar Services Corp.

Nectar Services Corp.

November 16, 2015 10:00 ET

Nectar Recognized for Skype for Business Network Tool With CRN 2015 Tech Innovator Award

UC Network Solutions Provider Simplifies UC Implementation, Monitoring and Management for Partners and Their Enterprise Clients

FARMINGDALE, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2015) -  (Click to Tweet this news) Nectar Services Corp., a leader in the development and deployment of proactive network monitoring and management software for the Unified Communications (UC) industry, has been named one of the IT industry's leading tech innovators by CRN®. The 2015 CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognizes standout companies that have brought to market hardware, software or services which have substantially impacted the industry. In compiling the Tech Innovator list, a panel of CRN editors evaluated 200 products across 19 categories based on a number of factors, including technical advances, unique features and ability to empower solution providers to solve end-users' IT challenges. Nectar's Unified Communications Management Platform (UCMP) took top honors in the Networking for Voice, Data, and Unified Communications category. 

"There are a host of moving pieces when it comes to providing managed services for a UC environment including network health analyses, implementation, monitoring and management," said John Dusek, UC Practice Director at Emergent Networks. "With Nectar, we are able to ensure that every element of our customer's UC network has the end-to-end visibility that enables us to pinpoint any issue, anywhere in the network in real-time. Nectar's UCMP has allowed us to offer our customers a proactive approach to UC network management."

Nectar provides advanced UC software solutions that offer the best in comprehensive monitoring, management, and diagnostics to enhance application performance and end-to-end visibility across the UC network. Nectar is a qualified Microsoft IT Pro Tools Partner under the Skype for Business Program, a Microsoft Depth Partner under the Microsoft Software Defined Networking (SDN) API program and a Microsoft Gold Partner. Nectar's UCMP solution integrates with the Microsoft SDN API and when combined with the unique capabilities of Nectar's UC Diagnostics (UCD) module provides managed service providers and enterprises unprecedented insight and visibility for Skype for Business performance. In addition to rapid issue identification, isolation and resolution, Nectar is able to provide enhanced reporting and trending across the Skype for Business ecosystem.

"Aside from ensuring that the proper foundation is in place to support a UC network, having the ability to diagnose, perform root-cause analysis and remediation of the underlying issues are integral elements to successfully maintaining a UC environment," said David Giangano, CEO of Nectar. "UCMP allows our partners to offer best-in-class Skype for Business support to their customers and we are excited to receive this recognition from CRN for our solution."

"In this rapidly evolving tech marketplace, it's critical that vendors are bringing products to the channel that help solution providers quickly deliver value to their customers," said Robert Falter, CEO of The Channel Company. "The products chosen for this year's Tech Innovator Awards are solving difficult IT problems, reducing complexity or otherwise contributing to the growth of enterprises worldwide."

The annual Tech Innovator Awards are showcased in the December issue of CRN magazine, and the complete list of winners and honorable mentions is available at crn.com/techinnovators.

About Nectar Services Corp.
Nectar, a global market leader in providing the most comprehensive monitoring and diagnostics software solution for Unified Communication services enables IT and operation organizations to proactively ensure the end-user experience. Our flagship offering, the Unified Communications Management Platform (UCMP), improves visibility and service delivery across integrated voice, video and data application solutions by providing unique and critical performance information. Nectar provides monitoring and diagnostics for millions of enterprise endpoints to over 1,200 enterprises in over 86 countries -- including some of the largest global banking, search engine, service provider, healthcare, and manufacturing organizations in the world.

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