SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FusionStorm — a national provider of IT consulting, technology solutions, cloud offerings and managed services — announced today that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit Global award for Cisco Capital Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners at a Global awards reception during its annual partner conference last week in Boston.
Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize exemplary channel partners who demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, application successes, unique programs, problem solving and sales approaches.
"The success of our partners is a top priority for Cisco, and it is an honor to acknowledge FusionStorm as a Cisco Partner Summit Global award recipient," said Edison Peres, senior vice president, Worldwide Channels, Cisco. "The Cisco Capital Partner of the Year award presented to FusionStorm recognizes its outstanding achievement as a Cisco channel partner globally."
"I was extremely proud to accept this award on behalf of FusionStorm at an intimate evening session hosted by Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers," said Dan Serpico, CEO, FusionStorm. "This is an extraordinary accomplishment and a wonderful recognition of the value our team brings to our relationship with Cisco. By partnering with Cisco Capital, we are able to help customers preserve capital, manage costs, avoid obsolescence and meet their business and IT goals. Leasing is a powerful component of our technology solution suite and a real value-add for our customers."
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.
FusionStorm is a national provider of IT consulting, technology solutions and 24x7 cloud/managed services for enterprises of all sizes. The company assists organizations by providing complete solutions for system infrastructure, storage, networking, IP communications, security, database and disaster recovery, both onsite and in FusionStorm data centers.
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CONTACT: Tony Balistrieri Vice President of Marketing and Partner Strategy (P) (858) 638-1305 (C) (619) 849-9099 TBalistrieri@FusionStorm.com