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NextNet Partners: In the Business of Making Clients More Successful in the Digital Age

NextNet Partners is in the business of making clients more successful by bringing them the best technology and brightest people in the industry. NextNet Partners was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. An IT Consulting Company, NextNet Partners diffentiates through an innovative approach while focusing on providing business outcomes for their clients using next generation network technologies partnered with the best people in the industry.
‘The Next Generation of IT Consulting’
NextNet offers “Next Generation Services” in four main practice areas: Collaboration, Customer Collaboration, Converged Infrastructure/Cloud and Core Networking. NextNet Partners has developed multiple frameworks that are business focused to deliver business outcomes to clients. They offer services in the areas of:
Consulting, NextNet Partners has developed a transformational consulting methodology that delivers the business results their clients need. Transofrmational, in that they take clients current non digital processes and transform them into the digital age. Consutling is NextNet’s heart and soul of the business.
Managed Services, NextNet Partners help clients increase their uptime and operationalize their standards, while executing pro-actively to make sure the client’s business is always available. With services custom built for clients needs and resources that can be local or remote.
Cloud/Hybrid Consulting, NextNet Partners’ transformational consulting methodology gets cloud, mobile and other next generation technologies under control.
Core Networking, Networking is their “core” business, NextNet Partners has an extensive background and experience connecting people to interactions using a secure, scalable and stable network foundation.
Collaboration, NextNet Partners can project manage or create strategies for a variety of large-scale collaboration projects such as video conferencing, Telepresence, instant-messaging, call center and general unified communications.
Converged Infrastructure, NextNet Partners develop platforms for their client’s most crucial applications, networks and storage.
While serving the best to the clients from the beginning, NextNet Partners’ core values have been ‘a rock in the storm of growth’. Some of the key core values that helped them to overcome the roadblocks/challenges the company faced were: People First, Candor, Empowerment, Frugality, Teamwork, Giving Back, Fearlessness, and Growth/Results Driven.
 Phil Calzadilla, Founder and CEO of NextNet Partners, recently named ‘One of the Most Admired CEO’s of 2015’, is committed to client satisfaction and building an empowered and diverse culture of customer-focused teams at NextNet Partners.
Phil is an industry veteran with a strong background in leadership and growth. Since the company’s founding in October 2011, Phil has passionately led NextNet Partners through multiple stages of growth. Under his leadership the company has developed a very strong team culture, while seeking to create ‘raving fan’ clients and doubling sales revenue year after year.
Prior to starting NextNet Partners, Phil worked for Cisco Systems for 14 years, progressing to regional leadership positions over enterprise, retail, healthcare and state, local, and education (SLED) teams in the Southwest. In his last three years at Cisco, Phil was an Operations Director leading the services team for Cisco’s SLED team in the South and West areas of North America.
Prior to Cisco, Phil was consistently a technology sales leader with roles at Microtest, Automatic Data Processing, and MicroAge. He is a member of various boards and councils, including Cisco Partner Advisory Board, Comstor Partner Advisory Board, Tech Data Direction of Industry Council, PEN-Phoenix (Parents Education Network of Phoenix), ASU Center for advancing business through IT (CABIT), AZ Eagles, and the AZ chapter of ACT! (Autism Care and Treatment).
Talking about the future of NextNet Partners, Phil revealed, “There are endless opportunities in the information technology business due to the lack of resources and importance of technology for businesses’ today. Solving business problems for our clients, using the best technology coupled with the best people in the business is very exciting.”