Avant, Trustwave Partner to Increase Security Sales in the Channel

Focus on managed security

CHANNEL PARTNERS EVOLUTION — Avant Communications has forged an alliance with Trustwave, an MSSP that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce risk.

The alliance, announced Tuesday at Channel Partners Evolution in Philadelphia, gives Avant’s thousands of channel sales professionals access to Trustwave’s portfolio of managed security services covering threats, vulnerabilities and compliance.

Avant's Ian Kieninger

Avant’s Ian Kieninger

“Introducing Trustwave to the channel ecosystem is a game-changer for the industry, enabling trusted advisers for the first time to offer a comprehensive portfolio of security services from this laser-focused security provider,” said Ian Kieninger, Avant’s CEO and co-founder. “Avant continues its tradition of pushing the agent channel community into new high-growth areas.”

Avant also has joined the Trustwave Partner Program, which offers resources designed to help partners launch sales and marketing campaigns, and support for customers’ ongoing needs. Trustwave offers multiple levels of engagement to give channel partners a range of collaboration options from simple referrals to joint planning for the development of mutually beneficial relationships.

Avant is the first master agent to have a channel sales relationship with Trustwave. 

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Using threat intelligence paired with in-house security experts, Trustwave helps businesses assess risks, and protect networks and data against evolving attack methods and the rapidly expanding threat landscape.

“We are pleased to add Avant to our growing community of managed security services partners,” said Rick Miller, Trustwave’s general manager of the Americas. “Working with leading technology distributors like Avant is a core growth strategy for Trustwave as we continue to offer customers compelling and effective solutions that help fight cybercrime. Avant’s fully enabled and aggressive network of resellers and agents will extend our reach and help us to continue to meet the large managed-security market opportunity before us.”

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