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Managed IT services, voice and network provider adds voice and network executive to leadership team

Dallas, TX (April 30, 2019) –  Magna5, a national provider of managed IT, voice and connectivity services, today introduced Jason Cummins, a tenured voice and network engineering services executive as its new senior vice president of voice networks. Cummins brings over 20 years of voice and network experience to Magna5, leading organizations in the optimization of their voice and network infrastructures.

In his role at Magna5, Cummins will oversee the strategic direction of the integration and consolidation of the voice and data network to improve overall efficiency and quality of service to our customers. He also will lead network-related automation development activities that promise to improve Magna5’s productivity. Additionally, he will lead the efforts to enhance Magna5’s unified communications platform and product offering.

“We are elated to welcome a talented voice and network engineer such as Jason to the Magna5 leadership team, where his deep knowledge and hands on experience will greatly improve our network infrastructure,” said Rick Lottie, Executive Chairman and CEO, Magna5. “He’s a seasoned and passionate leader, who will provide a unique perspective into our network, which we continue to grow and optimize to provide an exemplary service experience to our customers.”

Prior to joining Magna5, Cummins served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Teliax, based in Plano, Texas.  As Senior Vice President of Operations, Cummins was responsible for consolidating Unified Communications platforms to enhance the solution, a network wide conversation to Ribbon SBC’s from open source software, as well as the design and implementation of business strategies, plans and procedures in the oversight of the engineering, development, support and service delivery teams.

Cummins has also served in in operations and leadership positions at ANPI, Rio Communications, Bluestreak Connect and Access Networks.  At ANPI, Cummins served as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operation where he was responsible for transitioning ANPI from switchless wholesale company to leading network provider with a coast-to-coast network spanning 6 locations.

“I am excited to have the opportunity join the leadership team at Magna5, and be a driving force in enhancing and improving the voice and data network,” said Jason Cummins. “Magna5 has a reputation of being a leader in providing voice and network solutions and I look forward to creating a customer experience that is unrivaled in the industry.”

Magna5 is a cloud and managed IT services provider that supports mid-market and large enterprise organizations. The company’s expansive portfolio includes business continuity, managed security services, business voice and data services, hybrid network services, in addition to unified communications (UCaaS), infrastructure (IaaS), and software (SaaS) delivered from the cloud. Following acquisitions of X5 Solutions in Seattle, WA, CornerStone Telephone Company in Troy, NY, NovaTel Ltd. in San Antonio, TX, and NetServe365 in Pittsburgh, PA, Magna5 stands alone as the partner organizations across the country count on for enterprise IT and communications, cybersecurity, cloud and managed IT services.

ABOUT MAGNA5

Magna5, a NewSpring Holdings portfolio company, of managed IT, voice and connectivity solutions to more than 7,500 mid-market and enterprise customers nationwide, including leaders within the education, healthcare, government, financial services and beyond. Magna5 offers voice and data services, as well as a host of “above the net” cloud services and operates a proprietary, secure network designed to leverage diversified carriers and infrastructure in targeted points-of-presence (PoPs) throughout the United States, a key strategy for network reliability. Within the managed services offerings, Magna5 provides security services, data backup, recovery management, hosting services, and IT Consulting from their 24/7/365 fully staffed Operations Center.  Headquartered in Plano, TX, Magna5 operates office and network facilities across the country, including Albany, NY; Los Angeles; New York City; Pittsburgh; Portland, OR; San Antonio; Seattle, and Troy, NY.  Magna5 is NewSpring Holdings’ voice, data, infrastructure and managed services platform.

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ABOUT NEWSPRING HOLDINGS

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