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Converged Technology Group Achieves Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization from Cisco in the United States

ISLANDIA, NY – October 5, 2010 – Converged Technology Group announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization from Cisco®. This specialization recognizes the company as having the fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support advanced Cisco Wireless LAN solutions.

“Wireless networking is a key piece of our clients’ IT infrastructures and Cisco’s Borderless Networks architecture provides us with the leading tools to design, implement and operate a cutting-edge WLAN,” said Leo Galletta, one of the principals of Converged Technology Group. “That’s why we worked hard to gain their Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization and continue to deliver superior wireless connectivity solutions.”

“As a Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Specialized Partner, Converged Technology Group’s training investment ranks them among the industry’s most-qualified in providing wireless LAN solutions,” said Wenceslao Lada, vice president of worldwide channels borderless network architectures at Cisco.

The Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization is designed to help the company’s channel partners deliver the wireless solutions their customers need to increase their productivity and responsiveness, extend applications beyond the wired network, and overcome obstacles encountered with traditional wired communications. Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Specialized Partners are able to build solutions based on the entire suite of Cisco wireless LAN products, including Cisco access points, Cisco Unified Wireless LAN Management solutions, Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers, Cisco wireless bridge solutions, Cisco wireless LAN client adapters and Cisco Unified IP Phone 7900 Series handsets.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required to build sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills, and then validates their skills through a third-party audit. Cisco resale partner certifications—Select, Premier, Silver and Gold—represent an increasing breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner’s ability to deliver integrated networking solutions. Cisco resale partner specializations—SMB, Express, Advanced and Master—reflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies. Achieving Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Specialization also provides Converged Technology Group with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.

About Converged Technology Group
Converged Technology Group is the leading provider of co-managed advanced technology solutions that improve IT performance, end-user productivity and organizational efficiency for commercial organizations. Located in Islandia, NY, Converged Technology Group provides network infrastructure, unified communications and virtualized data center solutions and services to multinational enterprises headquartered in the greater New York area. For more information on Converged Technology Group, please visit www.ctg-solutions.com.

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