Callisma Names Cisco Senior Vice President to Its Board of Directors; Doug Dennerline Deepens Callisma's Enterprise Networking Acumen.
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Callisma, Inc., the premier provider of network consulting services Noun 1. consulting service - service provided by a professional advisor (e.g., a lawyer or doctor or CPA etc.)
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" , today announced that Doug Dennerline, senior vice president, U.S. Enterprise and Federal Sales for Cisco Systems “Cisco” redirects here. For other uses, see Cisco (disambiguation).
Cisco System,Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO, HKSE: 4333 ) is an American multinational corporation with 54,000 employees and annual revenue of US $28.48 billion as of 2006. , Inc., has joined its board of directors.
"In today's challenging economic climate, it's crucial that enterprises make the right network decisions to help them achieve their business objectives both effectively and efficiently," said Ralph Troupe, Callisma president and chief executive officer. "Doug's extensive background in selling to the enterprise market, as well as his ties to one of the industry's leading network technology suppliers, provides us with a tremendous resource as we continue to expand Callisma's world-class network services capabilities."
Callisma and Cisco established a strategic alliance to help customers more quickly adopt integrated networking solutions that can improve business operations Business operations are those activities involved in the running of a business for the purpose of producing value for the stakeholders. Compare business processes. The outcome of business operations is the harvesting of value from assets and profitability.
"Callisma will play a key role in enabling major enterprises to effectively implement emerging technologies such as IP telephony The two-way transmission of voice over a packet-switched IP network, which is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite. The terms "IP telephony" and "voice over IP" (VoIP) are synonymous. , content and storage networking," said Doug Dennerline. "I am pleased to be associated with Callisma's talented management team who can effectively address customer needs and offer exceptional delivery capabilities. With their extensive track record in designing and building major enterprise networks, Callisma will assist clients to effectively adopt and leverage new, strategic technologies."
Dennerline has more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise market, displaying a well-rounded management style that arises from his diverse background. He joined Cisco in 1998 and is responsible for field operations in the U.S., which encompasses all enterprise and federal field sales and marketing, productivity and support functions. His previous executive management experience includes serving as Cisco's regional vice president of sales for the Western United States Noun 1. western United States - the region of the United States lying to the west of the Mississippi River
Santa Fe Trail - a trail that extends from Missouri to New Mexico; an important route for settlers moving west in the 19th century . Prior to Cisco, Dennerline held a number of sales and marketing positions at 3Com, Global Village and Hewlett Packard.
Callisma is setting a new standard for network consulting, helping today's enterprises and service providers design and deploy networks that deliver strategic business value. By providing its clients with a broad base of technical practices, a flexible, results-oriented engagement style and the highest quality documentation and communication, Callisma delivers superior solutions -- on time and on budget. Callisma's practices include IP Telephony, Internetworking, Optical Networking Communications between computers, telephones and other electronic devices using light. An optical network is far more reliable and has far greater potential transmission capacity than networking in the electrical domain. See optical fiber. , Operations Management Operations management is an area of business that is concerned with the production of goods and services, and involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient and effective. , Project Management, Security and Storage Networking. Callisma is headquartered in the Silicon Valley, with offices located throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
For more information, visit the Callisma website at www.callisma.com or call 888/805-7075.