Westcon lays out plan for Ireland push with Avaya Cloud Office

Westcon has announced a new partner recruitment drive in Ireland with Avaya. Ahead of a go-live on 29 September, Westcon intends to build on the successful launch of Avaya Cloud Office in the UK, which took place in June, by both enabling its partner community and creating end user demand in the Irish market.

Avaya Cloud Office continues to gain momentum with users globally, enhancing the way organisations communicate with customers, partners and colleagues through an all-in-one solution that delivers seamless collaboration across multiple channels. By enabling voice calls, team messaging, meetings, conferencing and file sharing in a single solution, Avaya Cloud Office reduces cost and complexity while empowering workforces to call, meet and message across any device from wherever they are.

As European Master Agent for Avaya Cloud Office, Westcon has so far recruited and enabled a UK-wide partner base with free sales and technical training, marketing assistance and legacy user migration campaigns. The Master Agent opportunity for UCaaS is compelling to VARs and consultants of all types, not only those with voice backgrounds, as it requires only opportunity qualification and delivers monthly commissions for the lifetime of the customer contract to the partner.

Antony Byford, managing director, Westcon UK & Ireland, said: “Avaya Cloud Office represents a solution that is best in class, delivered by two of the most respected names within Unified Communications in Avaya and RingCentral. Both vendors are built on a strong brand legacy that continues to grow, and we’re proud to have the opportunity to be a part of that.

“We believe that Avaya Cloud Office presents a great opportunity to serve the advancing needs of the Irish market as it moves towards cloud based UC and our on-boarding programme will make it easy and profitable for partners.”

Aidan Furlong, General Manager – Ireland, Avaya, said: “As a strategic distribution partner of Avaya, and having already established a partner base for Avaya Cloud Office in the UK, we’re excited to see Westcon help Irish partners and customers realise the benefits of this new UCaaS solution. Westcon’s long held relationships within the market and the value it brings to its customers will certainly help us to drive adoption for Avaya Cloud Office.”

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