ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cbeyond (Nasdaq:CBEY), the technology ally for more than 60,000 small and mid-sized businesses, today announced a partnership with Avant Communications, a leading telecommunications consultant, making Avant the newest addition to the Cbeyond Master Agent Program.
Avant Communications offers a neutral, consolidated approach to helping businesses find the right telecommunications provider. Drawing from relationships with over 60 carriers and 400 data centers worldwide, Avant consults with businesses and providers to come up with the highly strategic technology solutions.
“Avant Communications is unique from other master agents. They focus on next generation services and cutting edge providers to empower customers and partners to be technology leaders within their industry,”
said CBEYOND’s Director of Partner Sales Melanie Sunahara. “They have strategic partnerships with Value-Added Resellers allowing us to go through the market faster.”
As a Cbeyond Master Agent, Avant can now access Cbeyond’s all-inclusive array of IT and communications solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, including cloud services, voice, broadband, mobile, messaging, security and marketing solutions.
“I am continually impressed with Cbeyond’s agent support and product portfolio,” said Ian Kieninger, Avant’s president. “I look forward to Avant and Cbeyond working together to leverage the industry expertise that both companies provide. I believe this partnership will prove advantageous to us both.”
Cbeyond’s Channel Partner Program offers Master Agents the best training in the industry through live and virtual learning opportunities on the latest technology, such as cloud services.
Additional benefits of Cbeyond’s Channel Program include a one-time, upfront honorarium for every new customer, and simple plans with bundled offerings delivered with world-class support.
More at www.cbeyond.net.