Airespring Launches Master Agency Partnership with Avant


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AireSpring just added a master agency to its list of partners.

Avant Communications and its agents will sell the carrier’s solution portfolio. That includes unified communications and managed network and IT services.

Avant president Drew Lydecker said partners face a customer landscape of “accelerated demand and rapid digital transformation.”

Avant's Drew Lydecker

Avant’s Drew Lydecker

“We are pleased to deepen the portfolio of solutions available to our network of trusted advisors through this partnership with AireSpring,” Lydecker said. “… Through AireSpring’s breadth of innovative services we look forward to helping enterprises navigate the decision-making process to further their success now and into the future.”

SD-WAN Portfolio

AireSpring uses VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud for its SD-WAN architecture. AireSpring noted in May that the number of customers seeking its SD-WAN service increased by more than 100% last year.

AireSpring's Daniel Lonstein

AireSpring’s Daniel Lonstein

Daniel Lonstein, AireSpring president and chief revenue officer, said Avant agents showed “immediate interest” in its global managed SD-WAN solution. The carrier also offers a global private network and managed security services.

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“We believe our broad collection of innovative voice and data solutions, and our highly developed managed services portfolio coupled with our high-touch personalized, white-glove service, align extremely well with Avant’s philosophy and focus on next-generation IT solutions and their growing community of trusted advisers,” Lonstein said. “Together we look forward to driving growth for our combined portfolio of services to the entire channel community while helping enterprises navigate today’s fast-changing IT landscape, empowering customers to make the right technology choices that solve today’s digital transformation journey.”

AireSpring earlier this year hired Scot Hailey to coordinate the company’s relationship with master agency partners. It also announced new channel managers in July.

Avant recently announced a partnership with software-defined networking vendor PacketFabric. The master agency also earned platinum honors with 8×8.

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