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Avaya, Pyrios Partner to Proliferate Cloud Presence

March 27, 2018

The cloud is a global phenomenon, with Gartner projecting substantial growth in the coming years placing a valuation of $411.4 billion by 2020 on the public cloud services market. Cloud services providers are jockeying for position in this ripe market, many by moving products into new markets.  

Avaya announced a partnership with Pyrios bringing ‘Powered by Avaya’ to New Zealand. The Software-as-a-Service stack providing flexibility fit for a medium sized business seeking cloud migration for unified communications or contact center.

Delivering a subscription-based model, businesses can select a fully hosted, hybrid-cloud or on premises. Pyrios will offer systems integration expertise in developing communications solutions, and partners can enhance the package with value add services to provide a complete cloud solution.

Aimed at the midmarket, ‘Powered by Avaya’ joins the Avaya Breeze, Oceana and Equinox platforms seeking to ride the wave of transformation. Gartner noted and increase in market size by nearly 20 percent globally in 2017, with more to come. Mature markets like New Zealand serve as fertile ground.

Pyrios Chief Executive Officer, Robyn O’Reilly, explained, “As a nation, New Zealand is among the leaders in the adoption of cloud-based services; from day-to-day applications right through to specialized solutions. Much of this can be attributed to the densely-populated midmarket, which inspires innovation and adaptability as organizations devise advanced strategies to compete in the fast-moving technology climate.”

The cloud is a global phenomenon, and those capable of providing the keys to future forward technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), big data, machine learning and more will be those with the last laugh.

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Edited by Mandi Nowitz