Equinox Egypt Achieves Silver Certification from Cisco in Egypt
“Such step not only empowers Equinox’s regional and continuous growth achievement in the Middle East and Africa region, but also reflects our continuous commitment towards our partnership with Cisco. Equinox is a Cisco Silver partner in the Gulf, as well,” commented Lee Haynes, Chief Operating Officer of Equinox International.
“At Equinox, we will continue seeking total customer satisfaction through providing our customers with world-class networking products, services and solutions that meet the highest international standards in the market today,” added Lee Haynes.
“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 Advanced Routing and Switching and Advanced Wireless LAN, Equinox Egypt has made an investment in delivering the integrated and customized technology solutions today’s customers demand.”
As a Cisco Silver Certified Partner, Equinox Egypt has met requirements for attaining a broad range of expertise. To achieve Cisco Silver Certification Equinox Egypt was required to achieve either two from the following four Cisco advanced specializations: Unified Communications, Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN, or the Cisco Express Unified Communications Specialization and one of the following advanced specializations: Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN. In addition, Equinox Egypt was required to integrate Cisco Lifecycle Services into their offerings and maintain 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, 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—Express, Advanced and Master—reflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies.