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VITAL NETWORK SERVICES EXPANDS ITS MANAGED SERVICE BUSINESS WITH CISCO POWERED MANAGED BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
TAMPA, Fla. -- May 26, 2015 -- Vital Network Services Inc. (Vital) announced today that it has expanded its portfolio of Cisco Powered™ services with Business Communication. With this new service, Vital can provide its customers with a wider range of managed capabilities to help them increase their business agility.
Vital is already certified as an Advanced partner by the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP), placing it within one of the top tiers of Cisco CMSP partners. To be able to offer Business Communication as a Cisco Powered service, Vital needed to complete a rigorous third-party audit of its services. This audit verifies that services are delivered with enterprise-class reliability, security and support.
The Advanced designation recognizes Vital’s investment and commitment to providing cloud and managed services at Cisco’s highest standards. The shared goal is to help businesses and organizations realize faster time to value.
"Building out our managed services portfolio enables us to better address the needs of our customers," said John Koehler, president and CEO of Vital. "It also demonstrates our investment and commitment to our customers to provide them with a managed services experience in which they can confidently expand and transform their business."
Cisco supports Vital through enablement programs, incentives and go-to-market benefits. Vital and Cisco will continue to work together to provide ongoing innovation through these services.
About Vital Network Services Inc.
VITAL Network Services Inc. (http://www.vital-ns.com), a service-only, multivendor support provider headquartered in Tampa, Florida, delivers industry-leading network support services to integrators, value-added resellers, distributors, and carriers. The company’s comprehensive portfolio of LAN/WAN, unified communications, wireless, server, and managed broadband-based VPN solutions address all facets of the network lifecycle including network design and planning, integration, maintenance, and proactive monitoring/management.
About the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP)
CMSP helps partners to envision, build, market, and sell their cloud and managed services. The program offers partners access to an elite level of expertise, business acceleration tools and services, sales training, and the Cisco Cloud Marketplace. Financial benefits include global discounts and incentives to help maximize profitability, build customer loyalty and differentiate a partner’s cloud offerings. Three program levels give partners a flexible framework for business growth and the acquisition of new revenue streams.
About Cisco Powered
Cisco Powered is the industry standard for cloud and managed services. Based on validated architectures and end-to-end security, Cisco Powered services minimize technology lifecycle complexity to reduce cost and risk. To ensure enterprise-class service, security and 24/7 support, Cisco partners offering Cisco Powered services must undergo a rigorous certification and third-party audit of their solutions. As the power behind the cloud, Cisco Powered services enable organizations to connect with confidence while achieving faster time-to-value, experiencing assured performance, and utilizing ongoing innovation built on open standards.
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