Cable & Wireless Communications Recognized as Avaya Central America and the Caribbean Mid-Market Partner of the Year

Posted May 7th, 2015

award(1)May 7, 2015 – Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) today announced it has been recognized as Avaya Central America and the Caribbean Mid-Market Partner of the Year for 2014. In addition to this win, Cable and Wireless received nominations for Project of the Year, Salesperson of the Year and Pre-Sales Engineer of the year. The company received the award during Avaya’s recent Partner Engage Week Event in Miami, FL.

“We are honored to receive this award from Avaya that serves as a testament to our team’s hard work and dedication in serving our customers with excellence. The Small and Medium enterprise segment is one of the largest growing in the Caribbean and Latin America and thus a vital piece of our business plans. We look forward to continue working with key partners, such as Avaya, in helping small and medium companies grow in the region, while providing them with the best ICT products and solutions”, said John Maduri, President Cable & Wireless Business.

CWC has been Avaya’s platinum Partner for the past five years, the highest partner status level in Avaya’s Channel Relationship hierarchy. With this award, Avaya recognizes CWC’s commitment to the region shown through increased synergy and collaboration as well as the launching of new initiatives such as myOFFICE, a business solution that helps small and medium companies achieve faster and more efficient communications, improve productivity, and cut costs.

“With the integration of Columbus, Cable & Wireless Communications is positioned to excel as one of the region’s top ICT providers. As Avaya’s first and longest running Platinum Partner in the Caribbean and Central America, we are glad to be one of Cable & Wireless’ partners of choice and continue working together to deliver innovative solutions to companies and governments in the region” said Galib Karim, Managing Director, Avaya LATAM.

About Cable & Wireless Communications:
Cable & Wireless Communications Plc is a full service communications and entertainment provider, operating in the Caribbean and Latin America. With annual sales of over $2.4bn, it operates both mobile and fixed networks, supported by submarine and terrestrial optical fibre backhaul capacity. Through the acquisition of Columbus International Inc. on 31 March 2015, C&W now delivers superior high-speed mobile data, broadband and TV/video services. It has leading market positions in Mobile, Fixed Line, Broadband and TV consumer offers.
Through its business division, C&W provides data centre hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customised IT service solutions, utilising cloud technology to serve business and government customers. The company also operates a state-of-the-art subsea fibre optic cable network that spans more than 42,000 km – the most extensive in the region – as well as 38,000 km of terrestrial fibre providing wholesale and carrier backhaul capacity.
C&W has more than 7,500 employees serving over 6 million customers (Mobile 3.8m; Fixed Line 1.1m; TV 430k and Broadband 650k) as well as over 125k corporate clients across 42 countries. The Company’s leading brands include; LIME and Flow in the Caribbean; BTC in The Bahamas; Mas Movil in Panama; C&W Business and C&W Networks. C&W is the market leader in most products offered and territories served. It is a major contributor to local communities through its corporate social responsibility programmes.
Cable & Wireless Communications’ shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CWC. The company is headquartered in London with its operational hub located in Miami, within close proximity to the Caribbean and Latin America. For more information visit: http://www.cwc.com

About Avaya
Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible premises-based and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Development Platform enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage. Avaya’s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services. For more information please visit www.avaya.com.

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