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Walter Andri leaving Avaya Canada; no permanent replacement named

Walter Andri Avaya Canada

ChannelBuzz has learned that Walter Andri, who has been President and Managing Director at Avaya Canada, is leaving the company. Andri, who had been senior vice president of sales at Primus Telecommunications Canada, joined Avaya a little under a year ago, in late February 2015. His telco background made him highly attractive to Avaya, which…

New products and plan in place: Avaya now needs to execute

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After a long restructuring, Avaya now has its two core next-gen offerings available, and has a systematic and well thought out plan to take them to market, leveraging both its channel and internal resources better than in the past. They still have to execute on these better than in the past however.

Network visibility vendor ForeScout turns to distribution with Arrow and Westcon

Brian Gumbel LG

ForeScout has shown strong recent growth that has begun to strain its old policy of dealing directly with its partners, so it has signed North American deals with the two VADs which best complement their product set. The company is already fairly strong in Canada, and is looking to distribution to strengthen Canadian presence further.