RapidScale brings on a channel sales veteran to help drive sales growth for partners in emerging markets on the West coast.


RALEIGH, N.C. – Nov. 18, 2022 – RapidScale, a Cox Business company, welcomes Susan Penevolpe as a new cloud solutions consultant for Northern California. Reporting to Director of Sales West, Mark Szotkowski, Penevolpe is responsible for providing partner enablement and building strategic partnerships with agents in her region.

Penevolpe is a seasoned technology sales leader, reputable in the channel for building strong, trusted relationships with her partners. Bringing 30 years of experience to the team, she has expertise in telecommunications, VoIP, managed services, data centers, hosted services, cloud computing, and solution sales. Previously, she was a regional channel manager at Talkdesk and has held various roles at Colt Technology Services, World Telecom Group, and West IP Communications.

“I’ve had the privilege to know Susan for many years. She is very goal-driven, personal, and strategic with the partners she works with,” said Szotkowski. “I’m confident that partners in her region will benefit from her leadership and experience in technology and business alignment. Her talent and skills will certainly drive success for her partners.” 

About RapidScale

For IT and business leaders looking to scale, secure, and simplify their IT, RapidScale, a Cox Business Company, is the next-generation managed cloud services provider that aggregates best-in-class cloud technology under a single management portal, enabling IT to accomplish more and providing an exceptional end-user experience. By delivering simple and secure access to company data and applications from anywhere, any time, on any device, RapidScale sets itself apart from other cloud providers through its team of technology experts, award-winning end-user customer support, flexible co-management options, and easy-to-use management portal. For more information on RapidScale, visit http://www.rapidscale.net.

About Cox Business

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.

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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