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Presidio Recipient of Global Award for Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year in Security at Cisco Partner Summit 2015

NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Presidio announced today that it has received a Cisco® Partner Summit Global award, recognized as Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year: Security. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference that took place last week in Montreal, Canada.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches. Presidio received the global award along with 12 other theatre and region awards including cloud and services categories.

"It gives me great privilege to recognize our partners for blazing new trails and making amazing things happen for our customers on delivering business outcomes and true value," said Bruce Klein, senior vice president, Worldwide Partner Organization, Cisco. "I am honored to present the Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year in Security to Presidio in recognition of its outstanding achievement in boldly leading customers to their next phase of business productivity and growth."

"We are honored to receive Cisco's global award for security. Every one of our solution offerings, from collaboration to hybrid cloud architectures, depend on a secure architecture", stated Bob Cagnazzi, CEO of Presidio. "In today's connected world, helping protect our clients' most valuable assets has to be an underlying component of every technology solution we are implementing to help them solve business problems."

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives. For more information on Presidio's security solutions visit www.presidio.com/cybersecurity.

Awards received were as follows:

Global – Architectural Excellence: Security

Americas: Partner of the Year – Cisco Services

US Cloud Builder Partner of the Year

US Architectural Excellence – Security

East: Architectural Excellence – Collaboration

East: Enterprise Partner of the Year

East: Area Partner of the Year

US National: Cloud Builder Partner of the Year

US National: Services Partner of the Year

US National: Meraki Elevate Partner of the Year

South: Area Partner of the Year

Public Sector Architectural Excellence – Security

About Presidio

Presidio is the leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we architect enduring technology solutions that address their business needs. Our approach blends the credibility to deliver practical results today, with the creativity to drive the business visions of tomorrow. More than 2,400 Presidio IT professionals, 1,500 of which are engineers with over 2,000 industry leading certifications, are based in 55+ offices across the US. We serve our clients through a unique, local delivery model while capitalizing on our scale as a multi-billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is owned by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO). For more information visit: www.presidio.com.

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Source: Presidio