AVANT Named Global Partner of the Year by Zoom

For the second year in a row, Zoom honored AVANT for its leadership in empowering Trusted Advisors to make data-driven decisions that drive business growth and optimize the customer experience.

CHICAGO, October 9, 2023AVANT, a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier Technology Services Distributor, announced today that it has been named Zoom Video Communications, Inc.’s Global Partner of the Year. This marks the second consecutive year that AVANT has earned this recognition as part of Zoom’s Partner Sales Awards program, which honors organizations that have strategized impactful business plans with Zoom, resulting in increased alignment and distinguished sales and marketing accomplishments.

AVANT was presented with the Global Partner of the Year award during the 2023 Zoomtopia Partner Connect event in San Jose, California. Partner Connect is a partner-focused event at Zoomtopia designed to inform and inspire partners on Zoom’s vision and how they can elevate their Zoom practice, take advantage of new program updates, and celebrate their successes.

“At Zoom, we recognize the tremendous value our partners bring to both our company and customers, which is why we are excited to highlight their ongoing commitment and dedication to Zoom through our annual Partner Awards,” said Todd Surdey, Head of Global Channel and Business Development at Zoom. “Zoom’s partners are pivotal as we expand our all-in-one intelligent collaboration platform. From Zoom Contact Center, Zoom Team Chat, Zoom Phone, and more, our partner community has worked tirelessly to help customers stay connected. We commend their innovation, dedication, and exceptional results.”

AVANT is widely recognized for empowering the Trusted Advisor to successfully navigate the ever-changing technology landscape and prepare for what lies ahead through Pathfinder, its decision-making platform, along with industry-leading research and intelligence that provides empirical guidance that can be used to make purchasing decisions.

“AVANT was first to the channel with Zoom, and having the opportunity to play a pivotal role in developing their channel program has been a game-changer for us and for our UCaaS business,” said Ian Kieninger, CEO, AVANT. “Through this collaboration, we are helping our Trusted Advisors grow their businesses and close more deals with AVANT. Being named Zoom’s Global Partner of the Year for the second year in a row is a testament to our dedication to driving innovation and excellence. We are confident that this partnership will continue to yield incredible results, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

AVANT is a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier distributor for next-generation technologies. AVANT provides unique value to its extensive network of Trusted Advisors with original research, channel sales assistance, training, and tools to guide decision-making around IT services that promote business growth. From complex cloud designs to global wide-area network deployments to the latest in security services, AVANT sets the industry standard in enabling its partners and clients to make intelligent, data-driven decisions about services, technology and cost-effective communications. For more information, visit www.goavant.net, or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.