Sundog Achieves Select Certification from Cisco
For Immediate Release
Sycamore, IL – 10/20/2011 – Sundog announced today it has achieved Select Certification from Cisco. The Select Certification recognizes Cisco® resale channel partners that focus on meeting the technology and services needs of small businesses.
"We are excited to have advanced our partnership level with Cisco" says Cohen Barnes, President/CEO of Sundog. "The increased technical knowledge our engineers have gained and additional product knowledge obtained by our sales team expands the value we bring to our customers."
"The Cisco Select Certification was created in response to customer demand for channel partners capable of designing and implementing Cisco solutions purpose-built for small businesses," said Andrew Sage, vice president of Worldwide Small Business Sales at Cisco. "With the Select Certification, Sundog has made an investment in obtaining the training, skills and knowledge necessary to play a pivotal role in meeting this growing demand."
To earn Select Certification, Sundog fulfilled the training and exam requirements for the Cisco Small Business Specialization. Sundog also met the personnel, training and postsales support requirements set forth by Cisco.
The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for channel 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 channel partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates channel partner qualifications such as technology skills, business best practices, customer satisfaction, and presales and postsales support capabilities -- critical factors for customers choosing a trusted channel partner.
Sundog is based in Sycamore, IL, and offers Computer Support, Network Services, and IT Consulting in Rockford, DeKalb, Beloit, Sycamore, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Belvidere, Rockton, Sandwich, and Dixon. Their experienced team can partner with businesses to provide IT solutions of almost any type. Sundog delivers powerful and flexible technology solutions designed to bring the reliability and performance needed to get the most out of business technology investments.
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