SOURCE: United Network Services, Inc.
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2012) - United Network Services, Inc. (UNSi), a next generation carrier and provider of "intelligent & flexible" internet and managed services, announced today at the IT Expo Conference held in Austin, Texas, that it has named Stephen John as Vice President of Sales, responsible for growing and managing the UNSi sales team. Mr. John has a twenty-five year background in the technology, cable and telecommunications industries and will play an important role as UNSi continues to redefine the telecom landscape with its leading MPLS and VPLS exchange platforms.
This appointment represents a second term with UNSi for Mr. John, as he was the original founder and primary driver behind the early entrepreneurial success of the company when it became one of the largest broadband aggregators in the US. Most recently, Mr. John was the President and CEO of Cheetah Technologies which provided management systems to broadband network providers and video service providers. He has previously served in management roles at both Charter Business Networks and Advanced Telecom. "Stephen's heart has always beaten for the success of UNSi, and it's great to get his enthusiasm and passion solely back in our court. The depth of his knowledge and maturity within the cable company space will be invaluable over the coming years as the telecom industry continues to consolidate and the lines between Cable and Telecom become less clearly defined," stated Allan Schwartz, SVP of Strategic Planning & Business Development. "We are thrilled to have him back at the company playing a strategic role in supporting our aggressive growth strategy," added Mr. Schwartz.
UNSi currently has 18 strategic POPs located nationwide with over 150 NNIs, and agreements with 2,000 networks providers. UNSi is a Corporate Sponsor at the CVx Expo, collocated with IT Expo in Austin, Texas, October 3-5 -- Booth # 734.
ABOUT UNITED NETWORK SERVICES (UNSi)
UNSi is a national carrier with a next generation network providing extensive MPLS and Ethernet solutions. Leveraging a flexible and intelligent network with unparalleled reach, UNSi offers custom managed services to layer on top of transport services -- offering a total network solution all on one bill, for businesses with multiple locations. UNSi's services are backed by 24x7 US-based NOCs, 18 strategic regional POPs, over 100,000 lit buildings, 150+ NNI's, and the largest broadband aggregation database.
UNSi provides intelligent carrier grade solutions with the industry's most extensive reach, to enterprise and carrier customers alike. UNSi sells through direct & indirect channels, including wholesale, as well as directly to tech savvy companies of all sizes and IT Professionals who rely on UNSi to provide reliable and efficient solutions for their network infrastructure. For more information about UNSi, visit www.unsi.net or call 888.UNSi.999.