Presidio Receives Cisco Powered Service Designation and Re-certifies Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Badge
June 3, 2014 - Greenbelt, MD
Presidio announced today that it has successfully met the program requirements and achieved re-certification as a Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner. Additionally, Presidio has achieved multiple Cisco Powered Services designations for both the Managed Security and Business Communication categories.
Cisco Managed Security service is a combination of standard network stateful firewall functions, remote access and site-to-site virtual private network support, and secure Web or Network intrusion prevention focused on workstation protection. Cisco Managed Business Communications Services transform business and communications experience with managed services. These services unify voice, video, data, and mobility communications at a fixed cost with less risk.
"We are pleased to have met the top tier of Cisco's partner certification for our managed services offering," stated Dave Hart, Chief Operating Officer at Presidio. "These offerings along with our Presidio Managed Cloud offering enables our clients to extend their private cloud to a hybrid IT environment and manage both private and public cloud assets from a single portal."
Presidio Managed Cloud provides cloud management services and self-service portal for single-tenant private and hybrid cloud resources. By taking a fully managed approach and starting first with the private cloud, Presidio Managed Cloud helps organizations not only address the challenges of Shadow IT but also realize the significant benefits of cloud computing. The portal allows organizations to leverage a cloud service catalog which in turn enables a hybrid IT environment that is oriented an IT as a Service model.
Cisco Powered is the industry standard for cloud and managed services. To become certified in Cisco's Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP), Presidio met various Cisco requirements to prove the ability to develop, deliver, manage, and support Cisco based cloud and managed service solutions. Presidio also demonstrated IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation processes, practices, and tools to support Cisco technologies at all lifecycle phases.
"Clients are looking for more than just a commodity offering to host their applications," stated Ricky Santos, Senior Vice President of Presidio Managed Services and Presidio Managed Cloud. "It should always be about a service catalogue that meets a client's specific requirement." Presidio is able to offer best-in-class Cisco Powered services which are validated to insure security, reliability, and performance. Presidio has passed a third-party architectural and services audit that reviews engineering capabilities and multiple proven customer references.
Presidio is the leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we architect enduring technology solutions that address their business needs. Our approach blends the credibility to deliver practical results today, with the creativity to drive the business visions of tomorrow. More than 2,400 Presidio IT professionals, 1,500 of which are engineers with over 2,000 industry leading certifications, are based in 50+ offices across the US. We serve our clients through a unique, local delivery model while capitalizing on our scale as a multi-billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. For more information visit: www.presidio.com.