Custom Computer Specialists Achieves Cisco Gold Certification in United States

Hauppauge, NY (January 21, 2015)–Custom Computer Specialists (“Custom”) announced today it has achieved Cisco® Gold Certification.  To earn Gold Certification, Custom had to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction.

“Achieving Gold Partner status is the result of our unwavering commitment to providing our customers with access to a broad range of expertise and services,” says Gregory Galdi, President and CEO of Custom. “This designation strengthens our credibility and allows us access to resources that will ensure we continue to deliver high value solutions combined with the highest level of service. Custom is proud to be among the top 1% of all Cisco partners.”

“We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that facilitate partner growth, differentiation and profitability,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president of worldwide channels at Cisco. “With specializations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN, Custom has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions that today’s customers demand.”

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for partners to build the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program’s specializations and certifications, Cisco recognizes a partner’s expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates a partner’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and postsales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.

As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner Custom has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specializations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN. In addition, Custom has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides Custom with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.

About Custom Computer Specialists, Inc.

Founded in 1979, Custom Computer Specialists is a leading technology solution provider to public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Hauppauge NY, with locations in Rhode Island, New Jersey and NYC, Custom’s unique combination of privately owned flexibility and extensive IT capability empowers it to create client-centric solutions that deliver expected results.

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