July 14, 2022, A Note from Pat Cassella, executive director, US Distance Learning Association: We are incredibly grateful to our partners and sponsors who not only support USDLA but provide insight and education to our members about exciting developments in the distance learning community.
It’s a pleasure to give a shout out to Vyopta: The Collaboration Intelligence company is a global leader in comprehensive monitoring and analytics for Collaboration Performance Management and Workspace Insights. By integrating insights from multi-vendor Unified Communications & Collaboration vendors and IOT devices, the Austin, TX-based company helps organizations deliver the best UC user experience and optimize their UC and real estate investments. In fact, Vyopta helps hundreds of organizations worldwide spanning 20+ industries monitor 6 million endpoints and over 20 billion meeting minutes a year.
Scroll down for our Q&A with Alfredo Ramirez, the company’s president, CEO, and founder.
USDLA: Your company announced last February that the Vyopta Partner Community grew by 75 percent in 2020, as has become integrated into its partners’ broader IT and UC managed service offerings. Tell us about that amazing accomplishment.
Alfredo: Programmatic support for MSPs has led to a 200 percent increase in the number of MSP partners. Indeed, our Partner Program allows Certified Partners to deploy Vyopta on behalf of their customers, many in the Global 2000.
USDLA: To support the Vyopta reselling and managed service partner community, you held an inaugural Collaboration Intelligence Partner Summit to educate and empower our global partner ecosystem.
Alfredo: Yes. The event was held virtually on March 4, 2021. It included three educational and interactive sessions that are customized to executive, sales, and sales engineering audiences.
USDLA: As you know, next week USDLA is about to celebrate its 35th anniversary at our National Convention in Nashville and look forward to showcasing Vyopta . What is it that you’d like our members to know about your company?
Alfredo: We have seen that when partners, and ultimately customers, understand Vyopta’s value proposition, it becomes an exciting conversation about what’s possible, and the opportunities are endless. We help our partners deliver higher value solutions while attaining high gross margin recurring revenue subscription sales. We also continue to drive customer revenue retention and expansion through aggressive product innovation.
USDLA: Thank you so much for your time and insights, Alfredo. We look forward to introducing you and Vyopta to our thousands of members at the 2022 USDLA National Convention. We’ll see you there!
About Alfredo Ramirez: A seasoned entrepreneur with direct experience in building early-stage software technology companies, which is why he proudly serves Vyopta as CEO and Co-Founder. A nod to his passion for pushing the button of innovation, Alfredo previously co-founded Vitalz (a venture backed enterprise software company acquired by Oracle) and Daman Consulting. He also held positions at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and Trilogy Software and as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Reddwerks Corporation. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more at Vyopta.com.