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Chicago-Based Managed IT Firm, Framework Communications, Named 2014 Channel Partners 360? Top 10 Winner

Framework Communications recognized for excellence in providing comprehensive IT and telecom services to businesses.

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions, is pleased to announce that Framework Communications, a Chicago-based managed IT firm, has been named as a Top 10 winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360⁰ Business Value Awards.


Fifty winners were honored during an awards ceremony on Feb. 26 at the Spring 2014 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, for providing holistic telecom and IT solutions that deliver business value to their customers.  In addition, Channel Partners recognized the Top 10 companies, which received the highest scores from the judging panel, including Channel Partners editors and leading channel analysts.

"The Channel Partners 360o showcases next-generation channel partners -- the cream of the crop. The Top 10, then, truly represent the best of the best," said Khali Henderson, Editor-in-Chief of Channel Partners.

The Top 10 will be featured along with the other winners in Channel Partners' March digital issue, May/June print issue as well as an Immersion Center at The 2014 program was underwritten by AT&T.

To determine the winner of Channel Partners 360⁰, companies completed an application that asked them to demonstrate how they are addressing the convergence of IT and telecom services and how they are creating business value for their customers. Channel Partners editors and an expert panel evaluated and scored all applications to determine the Top 50 candidates that exemplify the Channel Partners 360° values.

Framework Communications' Vice President, Adam Barney, said of the firm, "We strive to provide businesses with cost-effective technology solutions and a client-friendly, simple support model so they can spend time growing their businesses instead of getting wrapped up in the minutiae of running the technology of a firm. With our services, we free up companies' time so they can focus on other essentials of running a business." Working with partners including Netgear, Cisco, Avaya, Microsoft, NetApp, and many more, Framework Communications offers companies fully managed IT and networking services that allow businesses to be CareFree™ and concentrate on what matters most.

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Channel Partners magazine is the leading publication for telecom and IT distribution channels. For more than 25 years, Channel Partners has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry. In addition, Channel Partners online ( delivers a constant content stream of unique and breaking industry news, feature articles and premium downloadable content. As official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo ( and Cloud Partners (, Channel Partners is the market leader that channel professionals turn to first.

About Framework Communications

Since 2008, Framework Communications has focused on telecom and networking support for businesses.  Established in 2008, Chicago-based Framework Communications works with a wide range of leading IT and networking partners, offering companies the opportunity to spend their time and energy on moving their businesses forward rather than on IT solutions. For more information about managed IT services offered by Framework Communications, visit

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