Micro Strategies Achieves Premier Certification from Cisco in U.S.
Parsippany, N.J., - February 23, 2016 – Micro Strategies announced it has achieved Premier Certification from Cisco®. To earn Premier Certification, Micro Strategies had to meet standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.
“We are excited to work with Cisco and feel our combined efforts will enable us in meeting changing industry demands as companies move to a digitized workplace and a more interactive customer experience. Our partnership will enable us to offer best of breed solutions therefore driving business results for our clients.” says Sotiris Sergiou, Director of Sales – Mid-Atlantic Region and Cisco Alliance Manager, Micro Strategies.
As a Cisco Premier Certified Partner Micro Strategies demonstrates a range of technical expertise. To achieve Cisco Premier Certification Micro Strategies was required to achieve the Cisco Express Foundation Specialization. This specialization includes tests on technical competency in the integration of basic routing and switching, wireless LANs, and security technologies. In addition, Micro Strategies was required to integrate a base level of Cisco Lifecycle Services into their offerings and demonstrate measurably high levels of customer satisfaction based on independently audited customer satisfaction surveys.
The Cisco Channel Partner Program helps our partners build the sales, technical and services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions and a customer’s business outcomes. 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 postsales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.
Leveraging our extensive business, process and IT expertise, Micro Strategies utilizes technology to deliver business results. Our consultative and customer-centric approach allows us to tailor end-to-end solutions, from infrastructure to line-of-business software, for organizations of all sizes and industries.