CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 3, 2010) – Peak 10 Inc., a managed services company with world-class data centers, announced today it has been named a Stevie Award finalist in the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year category. Additionally, two members of its customer service team were named finalists in the individual categories of Customer Service Manager of the Year and Customer Service Leader of the Year.
The awards are presented by the Stevie® Awards, which organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala banquet on Monday, Feb. 22 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries are expected to attend.
“Being named a finalist in the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, the president of the Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of international recognition. We congratulate all of the finalists for their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”
More than 500 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted in this year’s competition. Of the various award categories for customer service professionals, Peak 10 was selected for three. Peak 10’s senior vice president of service delivery, Dan Wixon, is a finalist in the Customer Service Leader of the Year category. Jeffrey Brooks, senior manager for Peak 10 Support, is a finalist in the Customer Service Manager of the Year category and lastly, Peak 10’s Support team is named a finalist in the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year category.
“Because we place such a high priority on impeccable service delivery to our customers, we are very pleased that our Support team has been nationally recognized for their outstanding work,” said David Jones, the president and CEO of Peak 10.
Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place Jan. 25 through Feb. 3, 2010. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/sales.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Sponsors of the 4th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include official publications Sales & Marketing Management (SMM) and Training magazines, as well as the Sales Association, SalesLabs, and ValueSelling Associates.
About Peak 10 Inc.
Peak 10 is a managed services company with world-class data centers. It delivers scalable, economical and reliable solutions for hosting and managing complex information technology infrastructure. The company’s expert team embraces the industry’s evolving technologies by adopting and tailoring solutions such as virtualization and cloud-based services as part of its robust managed services offering. Its strong customer focus, financial stability, geographic diversity and technical strength attract market-leading companies such as LendingTree, Global Knowledge, Pergo, Healthways, Churchill Downs and The Fresh Market. Peak 10 is SAS70 Type II compliant and helps companies meet the requirements of various regulatory compliance acts such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, PCI and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLBA). For more information on data center solutions from Peak 10, visitwww.peak10.com.