Cisco Helps Channel Partners Develop Technology Expertise to Penetrate New High-Growth Market.
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CSCO Chief Supply Chain Officer ), the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, today unveiled a Wireless LAN Specialization as part of its continuing effort to help channel partners penetrate new high-growth markets. The Wireless LAN Specialization provides channel partners with a structured training roadmap and verification process to ensure that the partner has the expertise to plan, design, implement and support Cisco award-winning(a) Aironet(R) wireless LAN solutions.
"Customers in the small-and medium-sized business and enterprise markets are turning to channel partners for guidance on how to employ the flexibility, mobility and cost savings benefits of wireless LAN products," said Tushar Kothari, vice president Worldwide Channels at Cisco Systems. "This represents a new growth opportunity for our channel partners. By achieving our new Wireless LAN Specialization, channel partners earn more credibility and are recognized for having a proven expertise in Cisco end-to-end wireless LAN solutions."
Ensuring Customer Satisfaction
The Cisco channel specialization training roadmap provides a complete list of Cisco recommended training courses that are designed to provide channel partners with the knowledge to successfully pass the required specialization exams. This extensive list of training courses is offered in a wide variety of formats including on-line, instructor led and CD-based, providing partners with both traditional and self-paced learning options. Cisco utilizes the training roadmap and exam-based verification process to help ensure channel partners gain the technology specific expertise to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction.
"To succeed in the Internet economy The Internet Economy refers to conducting business through markets whose infrastructure is based on the Internet and World-Wide Web. An Internet economy differs from a traditional economy in a number of ways, including: communication, market segmentation, distribution costs, and price. partners must focus on improving customer satisfaction," said Kevin MacRitchie, vice president of Worldwide Channel Technical Operations at Cisco Systems. "By supplying partners with a training roadmap and verifying ver·i·fy
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2. their skills in a specific technology area, our channel specializations will help them improve customer satisfaction."
Channel Specialization Program
The new Wireless LAN Specialization is the latest addition to the Cisco Channel Specialization Program, which encompasses key 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. , VPN/security, WAN switching, voice access, SNA/IP integration and network management. The specializations require channel partners to fill the following job roles with individuals who have met specific Cisco testing requirements: an account manager, responsible for the sales and customer engagement processes; a sales engineer, responsible for the network planning and design Network planning and design is an iterative process, encompassing topological design, network-synthesis, and network-realization, and is aimed at ensuring that a new network or service meets the needs of the subscriber and operator . ; and a field engineer, responsible for the implementation and support of the specified Cisco solution. Specific training roadmaps, exams and applications for all Cisco channel specializations, are available on-line at www.cisco.com/go/specializations.
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