NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 9, 2009) - Nectar Services Corp, an IP communications services firm and wholly owned subsidiary of Juma Technology Corp (OTCBB: JUMT), today announced the appointment of Joanne Russo as Director of Channel Sales.

Joanne Russo brings with her over fifteen years of channel management experience. In this new role, she will be responsible for supporting Nectar's reseller partners and promoting channel sales to significantly grow revenue.

"From the inception of Nectar's Channel Program, our guiding principals have been grounded in a strict adherence to technical excellence and unparalleled expertise," said David Giangano, President of Global Channels. "Our commitment to quality extends into every facet of the Nectar organization, from our solutions to our partners, and of course to our executives. With such rapid growth, we looked to bring on additional managers that would live up to our high standards.

"Joanne Russo is a seasoned professional and a highly regarded channel manager. She is a tremendous addition to our team," continued Giangano. "Our partners expect only the best from Nectar. They have truly hit the ground running, so we needed a channel executive that could do the same. Joanne Russo is that person."

Russo joins Nectar from Motorola where she served as a National Channel Account Manager for five years. Previously, she served in Channel Account Management positions at both Avaya and Lucent Technologies. Russo began her career in the telecommunications field in 1988 as a Senior Account Executive with AT&T. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Connecticut State University and completed her Master's degree at Stony Brook University.

"The Nectar Channel Program is ripe with opportunity," said Joanne Russo. "I look forward to putting my years of experience to work for our partners and helping them to capitalize on the great demand that exists in the marketplace for manage services offerings, powered by Nectar," said Russo.

About Nectar Services Corp. (

Nectar Services Corp is an IP communications firm specializing in managed services for voice and data networks. Nectar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Juma Technology Corp. (OTCBB: JUMT), maintains a suite of service platforms: Enterprise Session Management (ESM), Hosted Telephony Systems (HTS) and the Converged Management Platform (CMP). The Nectar offerings preserve investments in existing telecommunications systems while transitioning to IP and provide advanced monitoring and management for complex networks. These innovative solutions deliver significant cost savings, inherent business continuity, intelligent call routing and the centralization of both applications and management. Follow us on Twitter:

Contact Information: Contact: Nectar Services Corp. Melissa Nacerino 646-291-8264