Houston, Texas – August 30th, 2011 – Meriplex Communications announced today it has achieved Cisco Gold Certification. To earn Gold Certification, Meriplex Communications had to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction.
“Becoming a Cisco Gold Partner was the next natural step in our evolution and is a great achievement which exemplifies the complete customer satisfaction Meriplex Communications brings to every opportunity,” said Dusty Corning, Director of Network Architecture at Meriplex. “By combining our strengths as an ISP, CLEC and now a Cisco Gold Partner, Meriplex continues to be the leader in High-Speed Data and Voice Networks.”
“We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that facilitate partner growth, differentiation and profitability,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president of worldwide channels at Cisco. “With specializations in routing and switching, security, datacenter, wireless LAN and Masters Certification in unified communications, Meriplex Communications has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions that today’s customers demand.”
The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for 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 partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates a partner’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and postsales support pabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.
As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner Meriplex Communications has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specializations in routing and switching, security, wireless LAN and a Masters Certification in unified communications. In addition, Meriplex Communications has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides Meriplex Communications with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco. For more information, visit www.Meriplex.com.