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CLOUD PARTNERS — X4 Solutions (Booth 218 and a Premier Sponsor) has partnered with Avant Communications to take better advantage of cloud and data center opportunities.
Avant has built a portfolio of providers who can offer customers colocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery, hosted Exchange, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and more. X4 sales partners now have access to Avant’s entire portfolio of providers.
“We look forward to assisting X4 and their agents, to diversify their revenue streams while offering additional value to their end customers," said Ian Kieninger, president of Avant.
“By partnering with Avant, we achieve global reach into the data center for our sales partners as well as a full portfolio of hosting and infrastructure as a service plays on day one. Delivering this depth and spread of solutions with the support and favorable terms and conditions our partners expect, we will make a large impact on all of our businesses," said Curt Allen, president of X4 Solutions.