CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - IntelePeer, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications, today announced a partnership for SIP trunking services with AVANT Communications, a premiere distributor of next-generation technologies. AVANT's partnership with IntelePeer provides its solution provider partners, including systems integrators and communications resellers, with the ability to rapidly deploy IntelePeer SIP trunking services with the confidence of premium performance, reliability and seamless integration with leading unified communications (UC) and enterprise PBX systems. IntelePeer will be demonstrating CoreCloud SIP trunking solutions in booth #329 at the Cloud Partners Conference September 11-13 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill.

IntelePeer CoreCloud UC SIP Trunking is qualified for all major hosted UC platforms and on-premise telephony equipment vendors, including Microsoft Lync, Avaya, Cisco, Shoretel and Siemens UC systems. For AVANT's service provider agents, IntelePeer Fluent Federation-as-a-Service works over private and public networks to ensure that advanced features, including high-definition (HD) audio and video, are supported across the peering network, delivering seamless, quality connections for members that benefit providers and business customers. IntelePeer also provides flexible pricing through its CoreCloud SIP trunking bundles that are built for small to large customers and tailored to meet the most complex needs of each business.

"IntelePeer is a great addition to the AVANT Communications portfolio, offering a vital component for delivering complete communications solutions with pricing packages that allow our partners to deliver tremendous value to their business customers," said Jennifer Gallego, EVP of Sales for AVANT COMMUNICATIONS. "IntelePeer's extensive international presence also ensures that businesses can seamlessly connect to customers, partners and associates overseas, a key factor for organizations that have a global presence."

IntelePeer's proven CoreCloud SIP Trunking services provide seamless connectivity between legacy and next-generation solutions to offer rich multimodal communication features such as HD audio and video that are beyond the capabilities of legacy services. Additionally, IntelePeer SIP trunking provides industry-leading encryption for commercial deployments, giving enterprises the confidence to embrace a cloud-based communications solution.

"Through this partnership with AVANT Communications, some of the largest solutions providers in North America will be able to provide IntelePeer CoreCloud SIP trunking services to their business and enterprise customers," said Michael Jerich, chief commercial officer (CCO) for IntelePeer. "We see tremendous demand for our superior value and premium performance, which position IntelePeer for accelerated growth in the enterprise SIP trunking market."

About AVANT Communications
As the nation's premiere distributor of next generation technologies, AVANT has the resources and relationships needed to successfully navigate the ever-changing world of communications and IT infrastructure. From complex cloud design to global wide-area network deployments, the company empowers its partners with the valuable business tools they need including back-office support, engineering guidance, strategic consulting and ongoing training.

AVANT's goal is to set the industry standard for knowledge and navigation of the global technology marketplace. The company is dedicated to aiding its partners and clients in making informed choices about services, technology and cost-efficient communications. For more information visit

About IntelePeer
IntelePeer, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand, cloud-based communications services that deliver high-quality voice, video and unified communications for enterprises and service providers. The IntelePeer CloudWorx™ platform combines the SuperRegistry® database, an intelligent routing solution with a global directory of more than 450 million telephone numbers and end point identifying IP addresses, an extensive Media Peering Grid™ service, and the AppWorx® development environment and tools. IntelePeer enables customers to rapidly and cost-effectively transition to IP-based communications, improving their return on investment on communications equipment and services, and federate their global networks. For more information visit:

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