COL partnering with Avaya as Distributor to
Extend Reach in the Hong Kong Market
For Immediate Release: 31 March 2017
Hong Kong – Avaya, a global leader in business communications, software, systems and services, announced today it has signed an agreement with COL Limited, a subsidiary of Wharf T&T Limited, appointing COL as its distribution partner for the Hong Kong region.The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s innovative technology solutions and helping organizations in Hong Kong to achieve their digital transformation.
COL will provide the full range of Avaya products and solutions to resellers in Hong Kong initially, expanding later to the wider region. Through COL, resellers will be able to provide enterprises of all sizes with Avaya products and solutions for unified communications and collaboration, contact center, cloud-based communication applications and networking.
Digital transformation is top of the corporate agenda for organizations across Asia, while CIOs are facing budget constraints in challenging market conditions. Avaya helps remove the uncertainty caused by digital disruption, with cutting-edge solutions designed to enable businesses to improve their operation excellence, enhance customer satisfaction, and drive greater competitive differentiation.
COL is a leading IT services company in Hong Kong, with over 40 years of experience enabling customers to enhance their business performance and create value through the adoption of quality solutions and services. The Company offers a full range of unified communication solutions, IT infrastructure, system integration, business continuity and disaster recovery services to its customers. COL’s data center and business continuity solution is its flagship product, holding an 80% market share in the financial industry and MNC sector.
Kam Poon, Vice President, Business Market of COL, said “This distribution agreement signals the start of an exciting time for the industry and for us. Avaya has the reputation, the reach and the commitment to deliver quality communication applications. Together and through our resellers, we will make a highly positive impact in delivering future-proof communications solutions to business customers with proven competence to design, build, implement and operate.”
Chen Wei, Managing Director of Avaya Greater China, commented “As the only company specializing in complex business communications built on open and mobile software platforms, Avaya is uniquely positioned to help organizations in Hong Kong as they face unprecedented challenges to evolve digitally and deliver richer customer experiences. By partnering with COL, we will extend our reach in the market and build lasting relationships with customers and partners.”
Chen Wei, Managing Director of Avaya Greater China (left) and Kam Poon, Vice President, Business Market of COL (right) at the signing ceremony of Avaya COL Networking Event.
Timothy Mak, Managing Director of Hong Kong, Taiwan of Avaya (left one), Chen Wei, Managing Director of Avaya Greater China (left two), Kam Poon, Vice President, Business Market of COL (right two) and Albert Lee, Senior Manager, Technology Consultancy Services, Engineering Services of COL (right one) at the networking event.
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