Greenville, SC – November 12, 2014 – Green Cloud Technologies announced today that it has achieved the Cisco®Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certification. This certification recognizes Green Cloud Technologies as having the capabilities to sell and deliver cloud and managed services to help accelerate time to market and time to revenue. Additionally, the certification rewards partners for their expertise and investments for creating, selling and delivering cloud and managed services with financial incentives and go-to-market benefits in all countries of legal presence.
“Everyone on the Green Cloud team is excited about our ongoing commitment to Cisco and what it means for our 190 channel partners and the many more VAR’s and MSP’s that will one day utilize Green Cloud’s portfolio of IaaS solutions, “ said Shay Houser, CEO, Green Cloud Technologies. “Achieving this Cisco certification is a key milestone in our cloud strategy and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Green Cloud team.”
The Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certification is part of the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program, focused on helping partners such as Green Cloud Technologies to envision, build, market, and sell cloud and managed services with business acceleration tools and services, sales training and the Cisco Cloud Marketplace to address the varied needs of its customers. As a Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certified Partner, Green Cloud Technologies will offer at least one Cisco Powered service (either a managed or a cloud service with the Cisco Powered services designation), built on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework, and provide basic management capabilities that support Cisco technologies.
In addition, Green Cloud Technologies has achieved Cisco Powered services designations in Cisco Powered Cloud (IaaS). Cisco Powered is establishing 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 assure superior levels of service, security, and 24/7 support, Cisco partners offering Cisco Powered services must undergo a rigorous certification and third-party audit of their solutions.