AVANT Recognized by 8×8 as 2023 Global TSD of the Year

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High-profile accolade celebrates AVANT’s success in helping Trusted Advisors go to market and grow their CCaaS business successfully with 8×8.

CHICAGO, July 25, 2023AVANT, a channel sales enablement company empowering the Trusted Advisor, is pleased to announce it has been awarded 8×8’s Global Technology Solutions Distributor (TSD) of the Year Award.

Presented earlier this month, the prestigious honor recognizes AVANT’s continued commitment to driving unparalleled growth and expansion in next-generation cloud communications with today’s Trusted Advisors using 8×8’s XCaaS™ (eXperience Communications as a Service™), an integrated contact center, voice communications, video, chat, and SMS solution built on one global cloud communications platform.

“We are incredibly proud to be honored by 8×8 as its Global TSD of the Year,” says Jen Gallego, EVP of Global Sales, AVANT. “The UC/CC market is highly competitive, and our team at AVANT is thrilled to be recognized for helping our mutual Trusted Advisors close more business with 8×8 than any other TSD.”

AVANT is widely recognized for empowering Trusted Advisors to navigate the ever-changing technology landscape with the knowledge and support to prepare for the future. Through its partnerships with today’s leading Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) vendors including 8×8, AVANT is helping Trusted Advisors provide a customer experience that goes beyond voice calls and enables them to adopt digital channels including chat and SMS to expand with customer preferences.

“8×8 CCaaS solutions break down silos between sales, service, help desks, and customers to get people working together to solve problems, identify opportunities and deliver a better experience for everyone,” says Gallego. “Taking advantage of AVANT’s customer-facing Pathfinder platform and team of Engineers fluent in CCaaS and 8×8, we’re adding more value for our partners’ clients, identifying more opportunities, and winning more business across the industries we serve.”

AVANT and 8×8 have been working together since 2018. The win marks the 2nd for AVANT and comes after a record-setting year of success with 8×8.

8×8 will be attending AVANT’s 6th annual Special Forces Summit, taking place October 2-5, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona. To learn more about the event, or to register, visit: https://goavant.net/sfs23.

AVANT is a sales enablement company dedicated to empowering the Trusted Advisor to win more business and close more deals. Acting as a force multiplier, AVANT accelerates the revenue potential of the Trusted Advisor through PATHFINDER, a platform for Technology Decision Making™ and industry-leading resources including the best sales engineers; unparalleled live and on-demand channel sales training; unique, client-ready co-branded research that supports intelligent, data-driven decisions; world-class back-office support for pricing, registration, post-sale order tracking and commissions management; and, a growing portfolio of today’s most relevant and channel-ready technologies, services and solutions.

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