Vodacom recertified as Cisco Cloud, managed services master partner
By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria
Cisco has re-certified Vodafone Group Plc as a Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Partner globally. This comes after Vodafone reaffirmed its capabilities of delivering cloud and managed services using Cisco’s technology. The certification rewards partners for their expertise and investments for building, selling and delivering cloud and managed services world-wide.
Speaking on the development, Mark Shoebridge, Executive Head of Network Operations, Vodacom Business Nigeria, the operating company of Vodafone Group Plc in Nigeria, said: “We provide world-class cloud and managed service solutions to our customers and this is why we use Cisco technology. This certification validates our commitment and ability to provide the highest service levels possible and employing class leading technology to serve our customers. “Our customers can be rest assured that our Cisco powered managed service and technical capabilities, deliver a secure and reliable high level of service and performance. We are pleased to have qualified once again for this certification.”
As a Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Master Certified Partner, Vodacom Business Nigeria will deliver at least two Cisco Powered services built on the IT Infrastructure Library framework, and provide enhanced management and stewardship practices to its customers. Cisco recognizes a partner’s expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services by using a third-party audit process to validate the partner’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and post-sales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.