Arelion Partners with ITEXPO Diamond Sponsor AVANT to Expand Enterprise Channel Strategy

By Greg Tavarez May 20, 2024

Making informed decisions about IT solutions is a burden for many. Luckily, they have the likes of ITEXPO (News - Alert) Diamond Sponsor AVANT to step in.

Think of AVANT as a one-stop shop for navigating the world of IT. They offer a unique value proposition through their extensive network of "Trusted Advisors." These advisors are armed with AVANT's original research, along with channel sales assistance, training and specialized tools. This equips them to expertly guide businesses towards IT services that directly translate to growth.

AVANT's expertise spans a wide range of technologies. Whether you're tackling complex cloud infrastructure, building high-performance global networks or fortifying your defenses with the latest security solutions, AVANT has you covered.

Their commitment goes beyond simply offering products. They prioritize data-driven decision-making. By leveraging AVANT's platform and network of Trusted Advisors, businesses gain the insights and support needed to make intelligent choices about IT services, technology and cost-effective communication solutions.

And while on the topic of AVANT’s “Trusted Advisors” or partner network, telecommunications company Arelion announced a partnership with AVANT to expand its existing channel program and focus on enterprise customers.

Through the agreement, AVANT will offer Arelion's full suite of high-bandwidth IP and optical connectivity services. This includes access to Arelion's global internet backbone (AS1299) and direct connections to major cloud providers. Notably, Arelion was recently recognized as a gold-tier Google (News - Alert) Verified Peering Provider.

AVANT's extensive resources in Europe, Middle East, and Africa will further support Arelion's global expansion plans. AVANT will integrate Arelion's offerings into its Pathfinder platform, which equips advisors with data-driven insights for client consultations.

Arelion's commitment to its channel partners is highlighted by its Conflict-Free Channel Program, which guarantees no competition between channel and direct sales teams. Additionally, Arelion boasts a high Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 72, reflecting customer satisfaction.

"Our partnership with AVANT allows Arelion to build relationships with additional Trusted Advisors through low-latency enterprise connectivity services that foster business growth for their customers," said Rob Westervelt, Arelion Head of Global Channel Sales. "This collaboration is critical in supporting Arelion's continued momentum in global enterprise markets."

This partnership will also give Trusted Advisors access to Arelion's connectivity solutions and comprehensive support services, which benefits businesses seeking high-performance network solutions.

"Arelion's culture of customer excellence and technical expertise align with our mission to guide Trusted Advisors in making more informed decisions when selecting next-generation technology offerings to future-proof their customers' business operations," said Shane McNamara, EVP of Engineering and Operations, AVANT. "Their award-winning Channel program will further empower our Trusted Advisor community to deliver world-class connectivity services to their clients."

AVANT is a Diamond sponsor of ITEXPO 2025. For the latest in business communications and technology tools, solutions, and strategies that are re-shaping how businesses operate and communicate, join the conversation at ITEXPO, taking place in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 11-13, 2025. Part of the #TECHSUPERSHOW, ITEXPO combines educational conference programming with a robust exhibit hall, networking events, and other activities, bringing together buyers and providers of business technology products and services.

Edited by Alex Passett
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