CABLE & WIRELESS ACHIEVES
FROM CISCO SYSTEMS
Cable & Wireless, the global telecommunications
company, today (30 July 2002) announced that it has achieved Gold
Re-Certification from Cisco Systems, Inc. for its expertise in selling,
implementing and supporting Cisco network solutions, as part of
the Cisco partner programme.
The purpose of our Certification Program is to build channel
partner expertise, said Nick Watson, Director of Operations,
Unified Channels organisation, Cisco Systems UK & Ireland. Gold
Re-Certification status provides strong recognition of Cable &
Wireless ongoing commitment to delivering superior network
knowledge and customer service.
The Cisco Partner Certification Program offers world-class technical
and sales training. The program also ensures the consistent delivery
of industry-leading support by maintaining rigorous standards for
network expertise and support capabilities.
The Re-Certification follows Cable & Wireless success
at the Cisco EMEA Awards 2001, where it was named Global Service
Provider and Reseller of the Year. Eamonn Dullaghan, VP indirect
& partner sales, Cable & Wireless, said, Re-certification
is a strong endorsement of Cable & Wireless expertise
in IP. By working with Cisco, we are well positioned to deliver
managed solutions that meet the needs of our customers.
Cisco certified partners enjoy several program benefits. These
include a listing on the Cisco Partner Locator, making it easy for
potential customers to find the company, access to password protected
Cisco web sites (which have training information, marketing and
sales tools as well as event and seminar information) and increased
access to Cisco technical support teams and product information.
About Cable & Wireless
Cable & Wireless is a major global telecommunications
business with revenue of over £5.9 billion (US$8.6 billion)
in the year to 31 March 2002 and customers in 70 countries. The
company consists of two core and complementary divisions: Cable
& Wireless Regional and Cable & Wireless Global. Cable &
Wireless Regional offers a full range of telecommunications services
in 33 countries around the world. Cable & Wireless Globals
focus for future growth is on IP (Internet protocol) and data services
and solutions for business customers. It has developed advanced
IP networks and value-added services in the US, Europe and the Asia-Pacific
region in support of this strategy. With its financial strength
and the capability of its global IP infrastructure, Cable &
Wireless holds a unique position in terms of global coverage and
services to business customers. For more information about Cable
& Wireless, go to www.cw.com.
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