ITogether has achieved Premier Certification from Cisco. To earn Premier Certification, ITogether had to meet standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.
Simon Richardson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, ITogether, comments: "It's a great achievement to be awarded Partner status by the world's largest network communications company, and is testament to our fantastic team who have worked so hard to get here. As a channel Partner we are now in a position to be able to offer our clients the best of everything, enabling us to provide even better value in our pricing with our products and services, allowing us to keep costs down for our customers. Our next goal is to achieve Silver Certified Partner status which will help drive even greater business benefits."
"Cisco is committed to providing tools, training and programs to help drive partner growth, differentiation and profitability," said Surinder Brar, senior director of worldwide channels at Cisco. "With specializations in network security and managed services, ITogether has made an investment in delivering the integrated and customized technology solutions today's customers demand."
As a Cisco Premier Certified Partner ITogether demonstrates a range of technical expertise. To achieve Cisco Premier Certification ITogether 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, ITogether 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 Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required to build sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills. Cisco resale partner certificationsGold, Silver, Premier and Selectrepresent an increasing breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner's ability to deliver integrated networking solutions. Cisco resale partner specializationsMaster, Advanced and Expressreflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies.