The Channel Futures Podcast No. 9: Empire Building with Avant, Nutanix and Peak 10
In contrast to GE, HPE and AIG, which are dismantling parts of their empires, some companies are building new ones. In this episode of The Channel Futures Podcast, we take a close look at three companies in growth mode: Avant Communications, Nutanix and Peak 10/ViaWest.
First up, we talk cloud and partner evolution with Avant Communications co-founder and CEO Ian Kieninger. He shares his advice of “quoting at level one but selling at level seven.”
Ian Kieninger, Avant Communications
Then we turn to Nutanix, which recently named Inder Sidhu executive vice president of operations and customer success. Sidhu, a 20-year Cisco veteran, shares what attracted him to Nutanix and what he believes its prospects are.
Inder Sidhu, Nutanix
Finally, we get an update from Peak 10 CEO Christopher Downie. Downie provides insights on the merger with ViaWest and the company’s recent acquisition of a 200,000 sq.-ft. data center in Philadelphia.
Christopher Downie, Peak 10