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Press Release -- July 24th, 2013
Source: Masergy Communications

Masergy Names Avant Communications Top Channel Partner for Third Consecutive Year

Avant Crosses the $1 Million Mark in Monthly Revenue for Masergy’s Managed Network Services and Cloud Communications Solutions

DALLAS – July 23, 2013 – Masergy Communications Inc., a global leader in managed networking services and cloud communications, today announced that Avant Communications is the  company’s top channel partner for the third consecutive year. The premiere technology  distributor crossed the $1 million mark in monthly revenue for Masergy during fiscal year 2013  which ended on June 30.

Avant Communications is the top Platinum Level Member in the Masergy Global Partner Program which includes more than 100 IT solution providers, equipment resellers and independent consultants from around the world.

Masergy also announced today that it has grown its Global Partner Program by 20 percent in year-over-year revenue growth and has expanded its number of FY 2014 Platinum and Gold Level program members doubling Platinum level partners over last year.

“The channel partners in our Global Partner Program play a vital role in the success we experiencein the marketplace, and Avant has been a significant contributor to that success,” said John Dumbleton, senior vice president of business development at Masergy. “Avant’s ability to attain top-partner status for three consecutive years speaks to the quality of people within their
organization, as well as the services they provide.”

“Masergy’s superior technology, customizable solutions and world-class customer service was recently validated with the company’s industry leading Net Promoter Score. That achievement, combined with our team of dedicated industry experts, has created a recipe for joint success today and in the future,” said Ian Kieninger, Avant Communications CEO. “The credit for this accomplishment belongs to our elite partners and agents who work hard each day bringing new clients to Masergy, and of course the Masergy channel support team who we have come to think of as family in our organization.”

Masergy works in close collaboration with its Platinum and Gold partners to develop strategies for joint-marketing initiatives and revenue growth opportunities. Along with booking bonuses and supplementary co-marketing funds, Platinum and Gold partners are eligible to receive special services such as participation in Masergy’s Partner Advisory Board, co-branded collateral, as well as joint participation in and sponsorship of special programs and events.

To learn more about Why Partners Prefer Masergy go to:

To inquire about partner opportunities in the Masergy Global Partner Program contact Masergy’s Global Channel team at

About Avant Communications
As the nation’s premiere distributor of next generation technologies Avant has the resources and relationships needed to successfully navigate the ever-changing world of communications infrastructure. From complex cloud design to global wide-area network deployments the company empowers its partners with the valuable business tools they need including backoffice support, engineering guidance, strategic consulting and ongoing training.

Avant’s goal is to set the industry standard for knowledge and navigation of the global technology marketplace. The company is dedicated to aiding its partners and clients in making choices about services, technology and cost-efficient communications. For more information visit

About Masergy
Masergy is a managed network services and cloud communications provider delivering customized, high-performance platforms that help businesses compete in the global marketplace. The company pioneered one of the first global IP/MPLS networks in 2000 that could deliver a pure Ethernet experience to any location worldwide. Masergy has sinceexpanded its offerings and today operates the largest independent global network platform, a fully integrated cloud communications offering, cloud-based security and managed network services. These solutions deliver a superior customer experience with guaranteed performance, scalability and reach. Masergy’s award-winning technology, flexible solutions and unmatched passion for customer care are why a growing number of the world’s largest companies rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. For more information about Masergy visit or follow the company on Twitter @Masergy.

edia Contacts:
Scott L. Bender
Masergy Communications, Inc.

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