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April 19, 2012 07:00 ET

WTG Names Latisys as Premier Managed Services Provider

WTG's Large Account Team to Showcase Latisys' Flexible and Scalable Outsourced IT Infrastructure Solutions

ENGLEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - WTG, a premier Master Agent providing exceptional service to agent partners since 1996, today announced it has signed a Premier Partner Agreement with Latisys, Inc., a leading national provider of outsourced IT solutions -- from colocation to cloud.

WTG is a leading master agent distributor delivering business-class communications services through a nationwide network of over 2500 telecom consultants, VARs, and Independent Sales Agents. As a member of Latisys Partner Pathway's Program, WTG's Agent Community will present Latisys' managed hosting services, as well as colocation and cloud infrastructure solutions to clients nationally.

WTG has one of the most diverse portfolios in the industry, including local, long-distance, data, internet and associated equipment. WTG features specialty divisions with dedicated extra support: LEC, Wireless, Wholesale and Cost Containment (TEM, Logistics and all other Cost Containment).

Latisys' Partner Pathways program facilitates sales of its award-winning managed IT infrastructure services by channel partners making its services more readily accessible to the broader business market. It is designed to enable partners to target enterprise customers, create new revenue streams, and develop win-win business relationships.

"With Latisys rapidly establishing itself as a leading, national provider of innovative managed and cloud IT infrastructure services, we are pleased to recognize them as a premier managed services provider," said Mark Sondergaard, Vice President of Sales for WTG. "Managed IT infrastructure services are no longer differentiated by technology. Latisys' innovative approach to solution design and service delivery will be featured by our team selling large enterprise solutions."

With an emphasis on rapid time-to-value, Latisys' flexible IT infrastructure solutions address customers' current and future business requirements with services backed by leading quality of service (QoS) and technologies that provide unmatched scalability.

"WTG's long history of telecom sales expertise will enable Latisys to compete with the world's largest infrastructure service providers," said Michael Keefe, National Director, Channel Sales for Latisys. "By broadening our sales channels with business partners like WTG, we can ensure that our colocation, managed, and cloud service offerings reach enterprises nationally."

Latisys recently announced that it is adding 72,000 square feet of highly secure, high density, carrier grade IT infrastructure space along with significant power upgrades. Latisys' total data center footprint now exceeds 500,000 square feet across six data centers in four major markets.

About Latisys
Latisys is a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services, disaster recovery and private cloud solutions to medium-sized businesses, enterprise customers and government agencies. With a heritage of serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high-density data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. As a client-centric company -- with state of the art data centers in Ashburn, Virginia, Chicago, Denver and Irvine, California -- Latisys is quickly becoming the IaaS solution provider of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more_'. Call 1-866-956-9594, visit www.latisys.com or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/latisys for additional information.

About WTG
WTG is the #1 Master Agent in the US (source: most recent Telecom Association Members Choice Awards) providing exceptional service to agent and VAR partners since 1996. WTG has the most diverse portfolio in the industry with over 100 Providers, including local, long-distance, data and internet. It also includes the following specialty Divisions with dedicated extra support: LEC, award winning wireless/mobility, Wholesale, Cost Containment (TEM, Logistics and all other Cost Containment) and the newest venture, Energent, which is the Energy Division (Electricity, Natural Gas and DSM). WTG Agents have the ability to sell and consistently expand their business without revenue commitments or quotas. WTG is 100% partner driven and pays top commissions in the industry. WTG exceeds expectations with a dynamic approach to automation, partner support and its commitment to success.

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