CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cisco today announced that Network Data Systems has been re-certified as a Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner (CMSP) worldwide. Additionally, Network Data Systems has achieved the Cisco Powered Service designations of Hosted Collaboration Solutions (HCS) under Cisco Powered Cloud Services and Business Communication under Cisco Powered Managed Services. With these certifications, NDS has proven capabilities to sell and deliver cloud and managed services employing Cisco technology.
“With the recertification, NDS has become one of eight US Cisco Gold Partners that have achieved both the Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) accreditation and that hold customer satisfaction excellence. NDS has held Cisco customer Satisfaction Excellence for over sixteen consecutive quarters!” expounded Jeff Gray, VP of Managed Services. “The Cisco HCS platform was the missing link to a mature unified communications transformation and managed services capability to deliver a differentiated level of service to our clients moving to the cloud.”
The Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Master certification recognizes an exclusive group of partners with the highest level of competency to build and showcase the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to successfully deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Cisco recognizes a partner’s expertise by using a third-party audit process, validating a partner’s technical skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, and presales and post-sales support capabilities.
In addition to this re-certification, Network Data Systems is also a Gold Certified Partner with Advanced Borderless Network, Collaboration & Data Center Architecture Specializations, along with being an Authorized Technology Provider Partner. Network Data Systems also holds the high distinction of achieving Cisco Customer Satisfaction Excellence status for 6 consecutive years.
Network Data Systems, some say, is the industry’s best kept secret, a world-class specialist in providing IT infrastructure professional and managed services. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, IL, NDS is trusted to serve some of the nation’s largest, most complex corporations and government agencies.