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Earlier this month, TierPoint hosted its annual Channel Advisory Board in Chicago. This session brought together TierPoint’s executive leadership team and a group of industry-leading partners to set strategic priorities and shape opportunities for joint success. Through a series of interactive discussions, participants shared industry trends as well as highlighted their expertise and experiences. Many recommendations were made to help further the development of TierPoint’s channel programs and partner resources.

The leaders in attendance represented a subset of key partners that had tremendous traction with TierPoint in 2017 and were able to provide strategic feedback and recommendations that are crucial to the continued improvement of our overall channel program and client experience. In addition to the discussions, we used this opportunity to recognize two partners that have been key to our success in the channel.

AVANT was presented the Sales Enablement Partner of the Year award thanks to the large volume of business they brought to TierPoint. Their support and enablement programs for their large ecosystem of sub-agent partners fostered numerous successful deals with our team.

AVANT Sales Enablement Partner of the Year 2018 | TierPoint

Pictured, left to right: TierPoint Chief Strategy Officer Andy Stewart; TierPoint Vice President, Channel Kenny Ash; AVANT President and Co-Founder Drew Lydecker; AVANT CEO & Co-Founder Ian Kieninger; TierPoint Chairman & CEO Jerry Kent; TierPoint Chief Revenue Officer Tony Rossabi; TierPoint Chief Legal Officer Wendy Knudsen

CDW received the National Partner of the Year award in recognition of their overall contribution to closed business with TierPoint in 2017. Additionally, the CDW team successfully completed numerous TierPoint Channel Enablement Certifications.

CDW National Partner of the Year 2018 | TierPoint

Pictured, left to right: TierPoint AVP, Channel Alvaro Gonzalez; CDW Principal Solutions Architect Moosa Matariyeh; TierPoint Chairman & CEO Jerry Kent; CDW Senior Manager, Aggregation, Infrastructure & Managed Services Andy Ballema; TierPoint Vice President, Channel Kenny Ash; TierPoint Chief Strategy Office Andy Stewart; TierPoint SVP, Sales John Holland

We’d like to thank all of our partners that participated in the Advisory Board and that are committed to the continued improvement and success of the TierPoint Channel Program. We are keenly focused on making strategic decisions to provide even more enablement and collaboration within TierPoint’s partner ecosystem. It is our goal to ensure that our partners benefit from an industry-leading channel program that is not only invested in them but also exemplifies our culture and has the people to provide a superior experience.

If you’d like to learn more about the channel program at TierPoint and to discuss how we might work towards a partnership, reach out to our team here.

Heading to Vegas for Channel Partners Conference and Expo? Check out Optimizing the Hypercloud, a Cloud Conference Track panel session featuring TierPoint AVP Alvaro Gonzalez on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10:25am. If you’d like to connect, reach out to our team. We hope to see you there!