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VITAL NETWORK SERVICES ACHIEVES CISCO MANAGED SERVICES MASTER CERTIFICATION
Company Recognized as Having Highest Level of Expertise in Developing and Delivering Managed Services
TAMPA, Fla. -- July 18, 2012 -- VITAL Network Services, Inc. (VITAL) announced today it has again achieved the Cisco® Master Managed Services Certification. This certification recognizes VITAL’s investment in the ITIL® processes, practices and tools necessary to provide high-quality managed services.
"By once again achieving this prestigious distinction, we are able to further demonstrate our on-going commitment to delivering a robust portfolio of managed services backed by a highly skilled delivery team, best-in-class systems and proven, ITIL®-based processes," said John Koehler, president and CEO of VITAL. "Cisco partners without a Network Operations Center can continue to count on VITAL’s "white label" network operations to expand their capabilities and augment their revenue with high margin managed services while continuing to maintain their customer relationships."
As a Cisco Master Managed Services Certified Partner, VITAL has demonstrated the ability to deliver sophisticated solutions, met stringent requirements that reflect a depth of capabilities, and undergone an independent audit by an objective third-party auditor. VITAL was also required to offer at least two managed services using the resources and procedures necessary to deploy, manage and support Cisco solutions.
"VITAL’s investment in the Cisco Master Managed Services Certification ranks it among an elite group of channel partners with the resources to deploy, manage and support services for multiple technologies," said Edison Peres, senior vice president of worldwide channels at Cisco.
VITAL offers "white label" network operation services to Cisco partners, reflecting the ability to support partner-to-partner collaboration in the deployment of Cisco based managed services.
In addition, VITAL has achieved a Cisco Powered managed services designation in Cisco Powered Managed Unified Communications.
About VITAL Network Services
VITAL Network Services (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.
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