NCR Achieves Gold Certification from Cisco in the Gulf
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced it has achieved Gold Certification from Cisco®. Cisco Gold Certified Partners must meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.“Being the first Cisco Gold Partner in the Middle East, we are delighted to carry on our partnership with Cisco” said Ahmad Qawasmeh, Managing Director, NCR Gulf. “For more than a decade NCR has taken a leading role as a Global Service Partner & Integrator in helping our customers enjoy the latest state of the art IP solutions from Cisco.”, he added.“We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that help drive partner growth, differentiation and profitability,” said Edison Peres, vice president and chief go-to-market officer for worldwide channels at Cisco. “With specializations in Unified Communications, Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN, NCR has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions today’s customers demand.”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—Gold, Silver, Premier and Select—represent an increasing breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner’s ability to deliver integrated networking solutions. Cisco resale partner specializations—Master, Advanced and Express—reflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies.As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, NCR has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving the four following Cisco advanced specializations: Unified Communications, Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN. In addition, NCR has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides NCR access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.