Cisco Recognizes Groupware as Advanced Security Architecture Specialization Partner

By CIOReview | Thursday, January 7, 2016
717
1273
233

FREMONT, CA: Groupware, a provider of data center infrastructure solutions, announces that it has achieved the Advanced Security Architecture Specialization from Cisco. The Cisco Security Specializations enables companies to develop sales, technical, and service capabilities for security solutions, raise technical competency and acquire recognition as a specialized partner in the Cisco Partner Locator.

As a Cisco Specialized Partner, the solution provider will work with new and existing technologies to align components of Cisco security architecture with their customers’ strategic goals, helping transform business processes, boost organizational efficiency and accelerate the time to market.

The Advanced Enterprise Networks Architecture Specialization provides training needed to sell Cisco Unified Access and Intelligent WAN solutions. For receiving the specialization certification from Cisco, Groupware has fulfilled the training requirements for selling designing, installing, and supporting integrated network security solutions. As a Cisco Specialized Partner, the solution provider will work with new and existing technologies to align components of Cisco security architecture with their customers’ strategic goals. Such a collaborative approach will help in transforming business processes, boost organizational efficiency and accelerate the time to market.

There are three required roles for the Cisco Advanced Security Specialization: Account Manager (AM), Systems Engineer (SE), and Field Engineer (FE). Each of the roles provide a targeted roadmap with training content and exams tailored to the types of jobs these individuals would fill in a company.

“Today’s connected technologies, like cloud and mobile, increase security threats and vulnerabilities. Enterprise customers look to us to provide business-driven, holistic security solutions for modern data center architectures. Cisco’s security portfolio offers increased visibility and control with enhanced protection from threats that span the extended network and the full attack continuum,” says Mike Thompson, President and CEO, Groupware.