AVANT Launches Enhanced Security

AVANT, a national technology services distributor, has launched an enhanced security practice, naming a senior director of security, Stephen Semmelroth, to lead the initiative.

The enhanced security practice division of AVANT provides its network of technology and channel professionals, known as Trusted Advisors, with reliable resources to keep them ahead of the constant pace of change in security technology services across the IT landscape.

As security becomes increasingly more important in technology, the enhanced security offering includes the launch of a Security Task Force comprising a diverse group of industry experts from the channel to provide fresh perspectives to ensure Trusted Advisors are armed with the most up-to-date and impactful tools and resources.

Additionally, the practice will build on existing resources including expert engineers, robust training and certifications and a portfolio of more than 50 top security providers to offer their customers comprehensive security protection in the channel. Key providers include eSentire, Alert Logic, Comcast Business/Masergy, Cloudflare and Trustwave.

To date, more than 900 Trusted Advisors have completed the AVANT security certification program. The company ended 2021 with a 183 percent increase in revenue compared to 2020 driven in part by the expert insight provided by AVANT sales engineers.

The AVANT team will be at the 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo taking place April 11 through April 14 in Las Vegas. The AVANT Security Zone, located at the expo entrance, will provide attendees an opportunity to network and review research from the AVANT Analytics team, connect with AVANT’s engineers, experience the newest Pathfinder features and learn more about the company’s industry-leading Security Taskforce and vision for supporting Trusted Advisors.

A Security VIP Session with AVANT will take place at 2:30 p.m. (PT) in the main keynote ballroom. Visit here for more information and to reserve your spot.

To learn more about AVANT, visit https://goavant.net/.