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AVANT Communications’ Business Surges Globally with 8×8; Named an 8×8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner

8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, announced that AVANT Communications ("AVANT"), a platform for IT decision-making and the premier distributor for next generation technology, has been named as an 8x8 Open Channel Program Platinum Partner. This recognition highlights AVANT’s commitment and success in delivering the 8x8 Open Communications Platform™, which uniquely combines cloud voice, team chat, video meetings and contact center in a single solution, through its global network of Trusted…

3CLogic Partners With Avant Communications to Expand Its Cloud Call Center Solution to More Partners and Enterprise Customers

3CLogic, a leading provider of cloud contact center software, announced its latest partnership with AVANT Communications, a platform for IT decision-making and the nation’s premier distributor for next-generation technologies. 3CLogic’s solution seamlessly enables enterprise organizations to natively integrate voice and contact center features with leading enterprise platforms, such as ServiceNow and Microsoft Dynamics. Acting as a platform-enhancing blade, the company specializes in complementing existing digital channels…

AVANT Communications Deploys 8×8 to Modernize Its Communications and Video Collaboration

Premier Distributor of Next Generation Technologies and 8x8 Master Agent Enhances Their Employee Experience for Mobile and Remote Workforce In the US and UK 8x8, Inc. , a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced that AVANT Communications (“AVANT”), a platform for IT decision-making for next generation technologies, has deployed the 8x8 X Series Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution to help enhance the employee experience for their mobile and remote workforce in the United States and…

AVANT Communications and Zoom Partner to Offer Unified Communications Software Solutions Through AVANT’s Network of Trusted Advisors

AVANT will introduce Zoom’s cloud-based video-first unified communications solutions through its subagent community AVANT Communications (“AVANT"), a platform for IT decision-making, announces that it has joined forces with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to offer the company’s video-first unified communications platform, which aims to bring people together to get more done in a frictionless video environment, through AVANT's network of Trusted Advisors. This partnership significantly expands AVANT’s video-first unified…

Master Agent, AVANT, Expands Technical Leadership with the Addition of Director of Cloud Engineering

Newly Appointed Director of Cloud Engineering, Brent Wilford, to bring enterprise engineering skills to enterprise customers, enabling implementation of next generation technologies AVANT Communications, a platform for IT decision-making for next generation technologies, announces the addition of Brent Wilford to its leadership team as Director of Cloud Engineering. As AVANT works to make strategic investments to enable Trusted Advisors to help businesses navigate the fast-paced IT market, they are focusing on…

Dialpad Expands to Tap EMEA Cloud Communications Market, Opens New London Office

Office Opens with Seasoned Channel Sales Team and Plans to Aggressively Scale Presence in Europe Dialpad, the only AI-driven, cloud-native business communications platform, announced an aggressive expansion of its global presence, opening a London office with new channel sales leadership, expanding partnerships with ScanSource and Avant, and a new extended digital based footprint. The company's London team will specifically focus on building channel sales momentum to meet the growing demand for cloud communications…

Avaya and RingCentral Announce Avaya Cloud Office is Now Generally Available, to Meet Growing Global Need to Work, Meet and Collaborate From…

Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and RingCentral Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration and contact center solutions, announced general availability of the highly anticipated Avaya Cloud Office by RingCentral solution. Marketing Technology News: MatchCraft’s CEO Wins the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award Avaya Cloud Office enhances the way organizations communicate with customers, partners and…

Zoom Introduces Referral Partner Program for Master Agents

New Program from Video-First Unified Communications Leader Includes Zoom Phone Referrals Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced it is expanding its Global Channel Partner Program with the launch of a new Referral Partner Program and partnerships with industry-leading Master Agents AVANT Communications, Intelisys, Pax8, and Telarus. The new partnerships with Master Agents expand Zoom’s Global Channel Partner Program, and the Referral Program marks the first time Zoom’s Channel Partners have an opportunity to take…

Talkdesk Launches Talkdesk Boost to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Talkdesk Boost eases transition to the cloud by augmenting existing on-premises systems with intelligent, cloud-based contact center applications Talkdesk, the cloud contact center for innovative enterprises, at Customer Contact Week in Las Vegas unveiled Talkdesk Boost, a new way to accelerate corporate digital transformation by augmenting existing voice systems with AI-infused, cloud-based contact center applications to boost agent productivity, operational agility, and customer experience. "The number one driver of…

Survey Reveals Most Businesses Overestimated Their Digital Readiness to Adapt to the Pandemic

74% said the crisis exposed more IT gaps than expected 54% admit they should have done more to help their customers 71% are accelerating their DX plans as a result New research from Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering digital transformation (DX) at the world's leading enterprises, reveals most business leaders overestimated the state of their digital transformation efforts – which hampered their ability to adapt to the pandemic. Nearly three quarters (74%) of business decision makers said the crisis exposed…

The Australian Institute for Machine Learning & Sia Furler Institute at the University of Adelaide Shape Future of AI & Art…

Centerpiece of the new initiative includes the Art Intelligence Research Program, pairing world-class AI and machine learning engineers with leading artists, such as Laurie Anderson, who will be the first artist-in-residence in 2020 The Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) and the Sia Furler Institute at the University of Adelaide announce new initiatives to gather the best artists and AI scientists in the world to change the future of art through AI. New initiatives include MURMUR, the world’s-first AI Art…

FMG Suite Adds New AI-Powered Content and Announces Record Business Growth

FMG Suite, LLC, a private San Diego-based company delivering the leading cloud-based marketing automation platform for financial service professionals, announced the addition of Curator™––an artificial intelligence-powered engine––to its content library. With this addition and other planned product enhancements in 2020, FMG Suite is poised to continue its solid growth trajectory. In the last four years, the company added thousands of financial service professionals as customers, executed Enterprise License Agreements with…

Commvault Joins Powerful Business Avengers Coalition to Deliver on Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Commvault, a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, announced at Commvault GO 2019 its participation in the recently formed "Business Avengers" coalition. In a historic tour de force, the coalition unites 17 global companies together representing more than $500 billion in revenue and 900,000 employees to deliver on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agreed to by every UN nation by 2030. Leaving the elaborate costumes, long colorful capes…

Fireside Chat with Mitch Ratcliffe, Marketing Partner at Metaforce

Mitch Ratcliffe talks about how Sales Professionals should train themselves to master MarTech skills Know My Team Which personality trait has helped you excel as a Marketer? Skepticism is essential for a good marketer. While they need to believe what they are communicating on behalf of a client, marketers cannot be too accepting of the assumptions a client brings to customer engagements. If we don’t apply active and constructive skepticism about client assumptions, agencies reinforce the client’s worst decisions.…

VIX Rides the Surge of Massive Video Adoption Reaching Its Largest Digital Audience Ever

Platform Ranks Among the Largest Video Views, Per Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings Report VIX, one of the largest multi-cultural video publishers globally, has announced that it currently reaches 67.5% of all multicultural and 64.8% of all millennials on Facebook (57.3 million), per Facebook’s Touchstone Report covering Q2 of 2017. Additionally, VIX ranks fourth among media brands with the largest video views, according to the latest Digital Content Ratings report from Nielsen. Read More: Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires…