Converged Technology Group Achieves Advanced Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco in the United States
ISLANDIA, NY – February 10, 2011 – Converged Technology Group announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco®. This specialization recognizes the company as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support comprehensive Cisco Unified Communications solutions.
“At Converged Technology Group, we pride ourselves on designing and delivering the ideal solutions for our clients to solve their communications and collaboration needs,” said Leo Galletta, one of the company’s principals. “By becoming a Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partner, our experienced team of engineers can harness the latest Cisco technology to provide high quality communications at every client endpoint.”
“As a Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partner, Converged Technology Group’s investment in the training required to provide integrated, collaborative and adaptive unified communications solutions rank them among the industry’s most qualified,” said Richard McLeod, director of unified communications for worldwide channels at Cisco.
The Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization is designed to help Cisco resale channel partners—whether small to medium-sized businesses or enterprise-scale organizations—meet a wide range of customer needs. It allows partners to focus on unified communications market opportunities that require advanced product knowledge and the ability to deploy solutions over multiple sites and geographies. Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partners are specialists in building solutions based on the industry-leading Cisco Unified Communications portfolio. These products include Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Unity voice messaging and unified messaging, and Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Unified Contact Center Express, Cisco Unified Videoconferencing and Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.
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 Unified Communications 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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