Avant partners have some new services they can offer customers.

Craig Galbraith, Editorial Director

September 15, 2022

2 Min Read
Cloud security

Partners can now sell Akamai services through their relationship with Avant Communications. The cloud security provider and tech services distributor announced their new partnership on Thursday.

Akamai says the relationship with Avant will expand its reach to the midmarket and with commercial businesses.

Drew Lydecker is president and co-founder of Avant.


Avant Communications’ Drew Lydecker

“The evolving cybersecurity landscape and ongoing threats from ransomware, malware and other cyber incidents are fueling demand among our trusted advisors and their customers for innovative security solutions,” said Lydecker. “Organizations are increasingly moving their workloads to the cloud to realize cost and agility benefits. Our team is first to market with Akamai’s … cloud computing and security solutions and will continue expanding our portfolio of services and solutions with the industry’s top performers so our trusted advisors can sell with confidence knowing we’ve done the heavy lifting and are only bringing the best of the best in every category to market.”

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Dave Allen is VP, Americas partner sales and services, Akamai.


Akamai’s Dave Allen

“The market reach, expertise and influence of Avant and its trusted advisors runs deep,” said Allen. “It is exactly what we’re looking for to expand the reach of our cloud and security services to help midmarket and commercial organizations.”

Avant partners now can offer the following products and services from the Akamai portfolio: API and application security; zero-trust security and segmentation; account takeover protection; DDoS protection; and Akamai Linode cloud computing.

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Craig Galbraith

Editorial Director, Channel Futures

Craig Galbraith is the editorial director for Channel Futures, joining the team in 2008. Before that, he spent more than 11 years as an anchor, reporter and managing editor in television newsrooms in North Dakota and Washington state. Craig is a proud Husky, having graduated from the University of Washington. He makes his home in the Phoenix area.

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