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Avaya Recognizes 2013 Channel Partners of the Year


Avaya announced its Avaya Connect Channel Partners of the Year for 2013.

  • Avaya Connect Channel Partners recognized for achievements in sales growth, revenue and new customer acquisition
  • Partners in key categories honored at premier Avaya Executive Partner Forum

Santa Clara, Calif. – Avaya, a global provider of business communications and collaboration software and services, today announced its Avaya Connect Channel Partners of the Year for 2013. These partners were recognized yesterday at the Americas Executive Partner Forum in Cancun, Mexico.

The Avaya Connect Channel Partner Program is a global reseller program that makes it easy for partners to get fast access to Avaya resources and innovations. The Avaya Connect channel partners receiving awards at this year's conference were:

  • Avaya Partner of the Year:   NACR (US); Telus (Canada); Telecomunicaciones VG. (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Growth Partner of the Year: VOX (US); BrantTel (Canada); Betta Telecommunicacoes E Electronica LTDA (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya New Partner of the Year: K-12 Technology Group (US); Convergia (Canada); Sagaz Tecnologia (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Customer Experience Management Partner of the Year: Carousel (US); Unity Telecom (Canada); Telecomunicaciones VG.(Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Mid-Market Partner of the Year: Gsolutionz (US); Telus (Canada); Compañía Dominicana de Teléfonos (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Networking Partner of the Year: CNI Sales (US); Combat Networks (Canada); Ikusi Mexico SA DE CV (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Services Partner of the Year:  Arrow S3 (US); Unity Telecom (Canada); Telesul Telecomunicacoes (Caribbean & Latin America)
  • Avaya Video Collaboration Partner: CDW (US); Connex (Canada); Seal Telecom (Caribbean & Latin America)

For further details on the Avaya Connect program or on becoming an Avaya Connect channel partner, visit:


"Congratulations to the U.S. Channel Partners of the Year, who have demonstrated that their investment in Avaya skills pays significant dividends helping provide our customers with a new level of value. As the face of Avaya to a large percentage of our customers, it's critical that our channel partners represent the same, high quality we endeavor to drive in our products. This year's partners of the year reflect exactly that."
--Karl Soderlund, vice president, US Channel Sales, Avaya


"We congratulate all of our Canadian Channel Partner award winners for 2013.  All of these companies are paving new paths to customer value by demonstrating incredible leadership, skills and commitment in aligning with Avaya's programs and strategies. The programs we put in place to help our partners be successful are driving tremendous results, and we’re eager to bring new innovations to market to help our Canadian partners and customers continue to realize the full potential of real-time collaboration."
-- Miles Davis, director, Channels, Avaya Canada

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About Avaya:
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information please visit

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