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TMCNet:  Avaya Cloud Solutions Now Available Through Intelisys With Avaya Master Agent Program

[April 23, 2018]

Avaya Cloud Solutions Now Available Through Intelisys With Avaya Master Agent Program

Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) today announced that it has become a Supplier Partner of Intelisys, a ScanSource (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: SCSC) company and the nation's leading Technology Services Distributor, through the Avaya Master Agent program. Intelisys Sales Partners will help to accelerate sales of Avaya (News - Alert) cloud to small- through mid-market businesses, and Intelisys will connect potential customers with Avaya through its nationwide network of sales partners.

"The breadth and depth of Intelisys' network of sales partners will facilitate and enhance the delivery of Avaya's hosted cloud offerings to end-user customers," said Gary Levy, vice president, U.S. Channels, Avaya. "Together we plan to provide unified communication services to meet growing market demands, while simplifying the process of onboarding, deploying and managing the technology and customer relationship. The Master Agent program is another proof point of our commitment to make it easier to do business with Avaya."

The program enlists Intelisys Sales Partners to address the increasing demand for Avaya cloud services, and speeds the process of onboarding, deploying the customer's communications, with expert management and support delivered by Avaya. Intelisys independent sales partners can offer an industry-leading solution to customers which will include:

  • Unified communications services, fully hosted by Avaya;
  • Bundled carrier services, i.e. minutes, SIP Trunks;
  • Desktop options;
  • Delivery, management and support, and
  • Monthly, subscription-based billing.

Intelisys is the newest and one of the first Cloud Master Agents for Avaya. By expanding the Avaya relationship, ScanSource and Intelisys can provide Avaya communications solutions in the manner customers choose to consume - be it premises-based, cloud, or hybrid - and through their preferred sales partner.

"We have great respect for the longstanding relationship between Avaya and ScanSource, and are incredibly pleased to add Avaya cloud solutions," said Jay Bradley, president, Intelisys. "We have the unique privilege of being able to now collectively offer our Sales Partners a holistic and complete solution to their customers - or any individual Avaya solution components they see as a fit. We see tremendous opportunity for our Sales Partners to leverage Avaya's cloud services together with a full bundled solution."

For more information about becoming an Avaya sales agent, please email agentsales@avaya.com.

About Intelisys

Intelisys, a ScanSource company, is the nation's leading Technology Services Distributor of business communications services, including voice, data, access, cable, collaboration, wireless and cloud. Intelisys is dedicated to one thing - serving the needs and accelerating the success of the industry's top producing telecom sales agents, IT Solution Providers, VARs, MSPs and integrators, as they leverage the power of recurring revenue in their businesses. Today Intelisys is leading the way as its Sales Partners make the pivot and experience the shift away from traditional telco services into a new era of cloud-based solutions. Under contract with more than 140 of the world's leading telecom carriers, cloud services providers and technology partners, Intelisys delivers the services end users demand exclusively through a network of Sales Partners, supporting those Sales Partners via the most exceptional back office support team ever assembled in the channel. To learn more, visit www.Intelisys.com or talk to Intelisys at 800-615-8330. Intelisys was acquired by ScanSource, Inc. in August 2016. ScanSource is a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale, payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services. Founded in 1992, ScanSource is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina and ranks #647 on the Fortune 1000. www.scansource.com

About Avaya

Avaya is a global leader in digital communications software, services and devices for businesses of all sizes. Our open, intelligent and customizable solutions for contact centers and unified communications offer the flexibility of Cloud, on-premises and hybrid deployments. Avaya shapes intelligent connections and creates seamless communication experiences for our customers, and their customers. Our professional planning, support and management services teams help optimize solutions, for highly reliable and efficient deployments. Avaya Holdings Corp. is traded on the NYSE under the ticker AVYA. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com

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Source (News - Alert): Avaya Newsroom


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