Avant Honors 8x8, Masergy for European Success

The master agent is chasing revenue across the pond.

James Anderson, Senior News Editor

November 25, 2019

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2019 award winners

Avant Communications said its partners are leading a UCaaS and SD-WAN “revolution” in Europe.

The Chicago-based master agent honored five partners for their performance across the pond. Avant President Drew Lydecker said UCaaS and SD-WAN have proven more disruptive in Europe than any other technology.

“We are thrilled to honor our partners who are spearheading that revolution both at home and abroad,” Lydecker said.


Avant’s Drew Lydecker

CDW earned Partner of the Year recognition, while 8×8 scored the most sales for a vendor.

Avant recognized the winners at its Special Forces Summit Europe in London last month. The company ranked channel partners on ths basis of sales performance, and channel partners voted for vendor winners.

“The pace of change in IT has never been faster, and business customers are seeking advice on how to keep up and stay ahead of the competition,” said Lydecker said. “Our trusted advisers are firmly committed to helping their customers address real-world business solutions through effective digital transformation strategies. We observed that commitment first-hand at our most recent Special Forces Summit in London.”

The winners are listed below.

Avant last week opened its Dallas office. The company last year announced its expansion into Dallas and the South Central region.

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About the Author(s)

James Anderson

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

James Anderson is a news editor for Channel Futures. He interned with Informa while working toward his degree in journalism from Arizona State University, then joined the company after graduating. He writes about SD-WAN, telecom and cablecos, technology services distributors and carriers. He has served as a moderator for multiple panels at Channel Partners events.

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