Cisco awards BT Ireland for outstanding work in network solutions
March 31, 2011: BT Ireland has won four prestigious Partner Awards from Cisco, highlighting the importance of a relationship between two companies that are market leaders in delivering networked IT solutions that are the bedrock of modern business.
The 2011 awards are Gold Partner of the Year, Borderless Network Partner of the Year, Enterprise Partner of the Year, and Services Partner of the Year.
The awards are an endorsement of BT’s technical expertise. The BT services team has the largest number of Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) in Ireland, the highest level of Cisco certification that can be achieved. The training programme continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies, setting the standard for internetworking expertise.
BT is also a Cisco Certified TelePresence partner and the only local re-seller of the market-leading video conference solution.
Colm O’Neill, Managing Director, Business, BT Ireland, said, “Our success with Cisco is driven by customers putting in best-in-class IP data networks, the foundation for delivering voice and applications as a service, saving money and increasing efficiency.”
Kim Majerus, General Manager of Cisco in Ireland, commented, “We have seen some outstanding work from BT Ireland, with best-practice deployments that have helped our customers get the most out of Cisco technology.”
As well as being No1 in Ireland, BT is also the largest Cisco partner in the UK, Europe and No.3 worldwide. As a Global Gold Partner, BT deploys Cisco services and solutions to customers around the world.
The companies have been working together since the early 1990s, offering world-leading IT and communications technology. They share a mutual understanding of complex network environments and managed service solutions, and work together to deliver superior capability, service and value for money. BT and Cisco have a shared vision for the future of IP services, offering unrivalled expertise to customers around the world as they migrate towards a converged platform.