Managed 24/7 announces it has achieved Cisco®Gold Certification. To earn Gold Certification, Managed 24/7 had to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction.
“We are very proud to have achieved Gold Certification, and the fact that we have done so well ahead of our target date of the end of 2015 is testament to the depth and breadth of technical capability within the organization.” comments, John Pepper, Managing Director at Managed 24/7.
He continues: “The Gold Certification means that we will get access to new, leading edge technology as it is developed, which will enable us to stay at the forefront of delivering innovative and high quality solutions. This announcement coincides with a £1.5 million investment in our new network operations centre in Milton Keynes, which will also create up to 150 new employment opportunities.”
The Cisco® Channel Partner Programprovides a framework for partners to build the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program's specializations and certifications, Cisco recognizes a partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates a partner’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and post-sales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.
As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Managed 24/7 has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specializations in the four following areas enterprise networks architecture, security architecture, collaboration architecture and data center architecture. In addition, Managed 24/7 has integrated Cisco Hybrid IT, the resale of cloud and managed services, into it's offerings and is required to ensure high customer satisfaction in collaboration with Cisco. Cisco Gold Certification provides Managed 24/7 with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.