Trusted Advisor

Most Enterprises Turn to Trusted Advisors

82% of enterprise customers work with Trusted Advisors to help make and execute technology purchasing decisions. State of Disruption Study.


Why? Because the rate of change is too fast for most IT organizations to do it all alone.


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What is a Trusted Advisor?

A Trusted Advisor is an extension of your team, helping you navigate the confusion in the market caused by the accelerating pace of change in IT. They are a change agent that understands the technology trends in the industry and can help you make sense of what it all means to your business. Trusted Advisors help you harness IT to give your company a competitive advantage. They know the strengths of key service providers and can agnostically help you choose the right one for you. They’ll work side by side with your team to design, procure, implement, and support even the most complex IT solutions. Quite simply, a Trusted Advisor is the best friend a CIO will ever have.

Enterprises Get Better Outcomes With Trusted Advisors


Find the right solution for your specific needs the first time.


Faster evaluation and procurement process.


Get a broader view of the solution and vendor landscape.


Evaluate options side-by-side with our industry matrices.


Leverage best practices learned through thousands of transactions.

Process and Tools of the Trusted Advisor 


Your Trusted Advisor and AVANT will work with you to determine business goals, challenges, pain-points, and criteria.

Interactive Quick Assessment Tool

Fiber Locator

Data Center Locator


We’ll leverage our institutional knowledge to find a select few best-match solutions for you to consider.

Solutions Provider Knowledgebase

Dynamic Solution Matrices

Expert Engineers


We’ll coordinate and facilitate vendor meetings, facility tours, and product demonstrations.

Pathfinder Technology Centers

Data Center Tours

Service Provider Executive Briefings

Insights and Service Provider



Real-world experience and market intelligence converge to give you a unique perspective in your decision-making journey.

Primary Research and Analyst Reports

Direct Access to Service Provider

Engineers and Product Managers

Thought Leadership Content

White Papers


Your Trusted Advisor and AVANT will collaborate with you to help you reach a decision that meets your immediate needs and future-proofs your network.

Case Studies


Solution Consultation

Relentless Innovation Has a Cost

The high velocity of innovation in technology today is driving an equally rapid evolution in the IT marketplace. The rate of change is unforgiving to the IT organization and it is increasingly more difficult to keep up. Building a nimble and scalable IT infrastructure that can fuel growth requires vision and execution. How do you do it alone? You can’t.


Change Your Playbook

The dynamically changing landscape in IT requires entirely new thinking. The solutions of today are built on emergent technology that was adopted into the mainstream faster than any other in the history of our industry. These solutions come from providers you would have never heard of just a few years ago.

Stay Focused on the Future

IT decision makers like you are turning to objective third-party experts that guide and facilitate planning, decision making, and procurement processes. These are the Trusted Advisors™. Trusted Advisors are laser-focused on the future, day in and day out, helping you make smart decisions.


Gain Embedded Expertise

Working as a part of your team, Trusted Advisors help you manage day-to-day operational tasks and guide you through the strategic, long-term initiatives that will create value for your enterprise. They bring the experience and institutional knowledge of thousands of transactions to every project for you.


Powering the Trusted Advisors

Trusted Advisors™ count on AVANT to help them keep their finger on the pulse and their eye on the horizon of technology change. Innovative technology demands an innovative approach. Our ecosystem of best-of-breed solution providers, IT decision-making tools, and deep analyst insights have disrupted the standard IT distribution model.


Find Your Trusted Advisor

Before you start your next IT planning or procurement project, find a Trusted Advisor™ powered by AVANT to empower your decision-making process. Just fill out the form and we’ll schedule a quick discovery call to help pair you with a Trusted Advisor that will best fit your unique needs.

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