Avant Communications Inc. has partnered with NaviSite so agents can offer managed hosting services.
Chicago-based Avant is an IT consulting firm and master agent targeting enterprises. Teaming with NaviSite – owned by Time Warner Cable – keeps that focus intact, since NaviSite specializes in managed hosting, applications, messaging and cloud services for enterprise customers.
“Our goal is to help companies navigate this complex marketplace, and enable them to make informed decisions about how to prescribe the right IT solutions, while allowing them to stay focused on their core businesses," said Ian Kieninger, CEO of Avant Communications.
NaviSite said its model allows Avant agents’ clients to reduce capital and operational expenses.
“We are witnessing an incredible shift in the IT delivery model where the need for secure, robust, and on-demand IT services is fast becoming a minimum expectation," said Craig Sandman, senior director of strategic alliance and channels for NaviSite. “We are excited to have Avant Communications join our partner program."