SOURCE: Tallard Technologies

Tallard Technologies

April 15, 2010 13:33 ET

Tallard Expands Its Regional Offerings in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tallard Channel Partner Network Will Now Offer Customers the Former Nortel Enterprise Solutions (NES) Portfolio, Through Its Longstanding Strategic Relationship With Avaya

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) -  Tallard Technologies, the largest value-added distributor of information technology solutions in Latin America, will now be offering the Nortel Enterprise Solutions portfolio due to the recent acquisition of this division by Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The portfolio includes an array of voice and data solutions that will be added to the existing Avaya portfolio that Tallard has been distributing throughout the region for several years.

Due to the longstanding relationship with Avaya, the Nortel channel partners will have the benefit of taking advantage of the core of Tallard's offering; to offer partners the value-added distribution support needed throughout the sales process including pre-sales support to the design and configuration by certified engineers. Tallard has the widespread experience in the Latin America and Caribbean region of offering unified communications technical solutions and the NES portfolio will add-on to the various solutions they currently offer.

 "We are pleased to extend our offerings to our current and potential customers throughout the region. As a true value-added distributor, Tallard's business model is built to deliver a complete solution to its channel partners. I am confident that this will have a significantly positive impact in our business as the Nortel Portfolio offers excellent solutions that will complement to our existing Avaya platform," said Sergio Farache, CEO and president, Tallard Technologies.

"Tallard is prepared and looking forward to welcome the Nortel channel partners and support them throughout this process of change," added Sergio.

"Avaya's growth in the region depends fundamentally on its successful partnerships in the region. Tallard is one of our strategic Master Distributors and has been since 1998. Their value added distribution offer is vital in our ultimate goal of continuing to expand in the region. We are confident that through this relationship we will definitely be providing our customers with the advanced communications capabilities they need to manage and grow their businesses," confirmed Javier Cuellar, Channel Director for Caribbean and Latin America, at Avaya.

About Tallard Technologies

Tallard Technologies is part of Grupo Itautec, a publicly-traded, Brazilian-owned company that specializes in developing information technology and automation products and solutions. Tallard is the largest value added technology distribution company offering 100% coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean and has in-country presence in the regions key IT markets. Tallard is the preferred Value Added Distributor for IBM, Avaya, Apple, Extreme, NICE, Polycom and salesforce.com. Tallard's headquarters are located in Miami and has local offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela.

For more information see http://www.tallard.com.

About Avaya

Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The company provides unified communications, contact centers, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world. Enterprises of all sizes depend on Avaya for state-of-the-art communications that improve efficiency, collaboration, customer service, and competitiveness. For more information please visit www.avaya.com

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