November 16, 2022 — CHICAGO — AVANT, a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier Technology Services Distributor, announced it has been recognized as Zoom Video Communications, Inc.’s Global Partner of the Year.
Presented annually, the Zoom Partner Awards recognize organizations that have strategized impactful business plans with Zoom, resulting in increased alignment and distinguished sales and marketing accomplishments. AVANT received the Global Partner of the Year award at the 2022 Zoomtopia Partner Connect, a partner-focused event designed to inform and inspire partners on Zoom’s vision, how they can better sell, learn about new program updates, and celebrate their successes.
“Our partners continue to do incredible things, and Zoom’s annual Partner Awards recognize their ongoing commitment to deliver happiness to our customers,” said Todd Surdey, Head of Global Channel and Business Development, Zoom. “With hybrid work here to stay, our partners play an integral role in delivering Zoom’s platform to our global customers. From chat, phone, meetings, and much more, our partner community has worked tirelessly to help customers reimagine work and stay connected. We commend their dedication, innovation, and impressive results.”
With presence in the US and the UK, AVANT is leading the rapid acceleration and growth of the emerging technology market. Powered by Pathfinder, the industry leading platform for IT decision making, and its world-class Engineering and Customer Support teams with consistently 90+ NPS scores, AVANT’s Trusted Advisors are achieving accelerated year-over-year growth across security, CCaaS, and UCaaS. AVANT is also well-recognized for its channel sales enablement with its highly acclaimed Special Forces Summit and regional Bootcamp events that drew hundreds of Trusted Advisors for education, training, and networking during 2022.
“The rapid move to the cloud, the widespread adoption of hybrid work, and the growing emphasis on customer experience is making IT decision-making more complex than ever before,” said AVANT President, Drew Lydecker. “AVANT provides our Trusted Advisors with a robust portfolio of curated technology offerings, including Zoom’s video communications platform, so that they can quickly identify solutions that align with their customers’ key business objectives. Partnering with Zoom has elevated the success of our UCaaS business, as well as that of our Trusted Advisors, and we are thrilled to be recognized as their Global Partner of the Year for 2022.”
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 goavant.net, or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.