Cloud expert supports channel partners in the Appalachian region to grow their revenue by selling innovative cloud solutions from RapidScale

RALEIGH, N.C. – December 3, 2020 – RapidScale, a Cox Business company, welcomes Tyler Smith to the team as a cloud solutions consultant for the Appalachian region. Smith supports agents in the area, covering Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, and parts of Pennsylvania, and reports to Andrew Laughter, Director of Channel Sales in the East region.

“With the increasing rate of market adoption around cloud computing services and the partner community continuing to mature, RapidScale is laser-focused on providing the best resources and support for Appalachian partners looking to grow their cloud businesses,” said Laughter. “Tyler is very passionate, and the partners will benefit from having a local and seasoned consultant guide them in driving and winning more cloud opportunities. We are thrilled to have him on our team.”

Smith has eight years of experience working in the infrastructure and cloud space with expertise in managed cloud, data center, and networking solutions. He has a wealth of knowledge managing national accounts and developing businesses. His specialty in account management, business development, and technical recruiting and staffing brings tremendous value to the relationships with his partners. With IT certifications including VMware, Zerto, and Amazon Web Services, Smith continues to consult with enterprise and SMB technology departments and help optimize their IT infrastructure through innovative cloud solutions. 

“As local businesses are quickly realizing, the reliance on trusted partners is more critical now than ever before. As we grow our newly formed Appalachian region, I’m most excited to identify opportunities throughout various Tier 2 markets that are surging with economic interest,” said Smith. “Along with the expected growth through RapidScale’s partner base, I look forward to adding new and strategic relationships that benefit both organizations.”

In today’s new business landscape, companies are pivoting to the cloud and are looking for experts that can offer the simplest path. Smith plans to identify top partners and develop a “shoulder-to-shoulder” mindset as they transform and enhance their operating landscape. Partners can contact him at (615) 419-4892 or connect with him on Linkedin by visiting https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-smith-profile/. 

About RapidScale

Flexible enough for the SMB and powerful enough for the enterprise, RapidScale, a Cox Business company, is a global managed cloud services provider helping organizations increase IT productivity, improve security, and empower remote workforces. Some organizations partner with RapidScale to manage portions of their IT, while others offload it all. Through our global network of data centers and our 24/7/365 high-touch support team, we obsess over creating an exceptional IT experience through a human approach to managed cloud. For more information on RapidScale, visit http://www.rapidscale.net.

Cox Communications owns Cox Business and is a facilities-based provider of voice, video, and data solutions for commercial customers. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at http://www.cox.com.

About Cox Business

The commercial division of Cox Communications, Cox Business provides voice, data, and video services for more than 355,000 small and regional businesses nationwide, including health care providers; K−12 and higher education; financial institutions; and federal, state, and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top-tier wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division. For more information, please visit www.coxbusiness.com.

 

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