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Avaya Receives Channel Influencer Award From Channel Partners


Company appears on the inaugural list of influencers shaping the channel in 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) today announced that it has been recognized by Channel Partners and Channel Futures as a winner of the industry’s first Channel Influencer Awards. Selected by editors of the publications, the Channel Influencer Awards recognize the people, technologies, trends and organizations that will shape the new channel in 2018.

Specifically, Avaya was named as an Organization to Watch, a category which is made up of the top suppliers, consultancies, distributors and master agents moving the channel forward in 2018.

Avaya was honored at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo award ceremony, which was held on April 18th. Gary M. Levy, Vice President of Americas Channels accepted the award on behalf of Avaya.

“We are honored to receive this award in recognition of our commitment and demonstrated results in giving partners the best programs, resources, and tools that enable partners to help customers navigate digital transformation and create the best customer experiences in the industry,” said Levy. “Our partners are critical to creating lasting value with customers and our mutual success.”

Since the beginning of the 2018, Avaya has launched a number of products, solutions and programs that extend channel opportunities. Among the programs directly benefitting the channel is a new, Cloud Master Agent program that enables partners to take advantage of the growing demand for Avaya Cloud, without investing in their own data center deployment. Avaya has also stepped up training and skills development for partners offering and integrating Avaya unified communications and contact center applications as a service to customers who evolve premises-based installations with new capabilities delivered via the cloud.

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

About Channel Partners

Channel Partners is joining forces with Channel Futures — new home of MSPmentorThe VAR Guy and Talkin’ Cloud — to provide the industry’s broadest and deepest coverage of the new channel that comprises both traditional partners reinventing themselves for a digital future and an array of newcomers that see opportunities to deliver customer value. For more than 25 years, Channel Partners has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry. In addition, Channel Partners online ( delivers a constant content stream of unique and breaking industry news, feature articles and premium downloadable content. As official media of Channel Partners Conference & Expo ( and Channel Partners Evolution (, Channel Partners is the market leader that channel professionals turn to first.

Channel Futures is devoted to helping the architects of the digital revolution better manage their operations and deliver higher-value business solutions to end customers. Leveraging the best of The VAR Guy, MSPmentor, Talkin’ Cloud and more, Channel Futures provides inspiration, insights and tools to the diverse ecosystem of companies that comprise the “new channel,” which includes managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, born-in-the-cloud companies, telecom agents, VARs and other market specialists that operate outside of the traditional information and telecommunications technology (ICT) ecosystem.

Source: Avaya Newsroom

Avaya Holdings Corp.
Deborah Lewandowski, 630-245-2720

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