Involta announced today that it has achieved the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP) Advanced certification. This certification from Cisco recognizes Involta as having achieved an elite level of expertise to sell and deliver cloud and managed services. To be able to offer this service as a Cisco Powered™ Service, Involta completed a rigorous third-party audit of its services. This audit confirms that Involta delivers best-in-class services to meet the growing demands of its clients.
The Advanced designation also recognizes Involta’s investment and commitment to providing superior services in regards to cloud and managed services. The shared standards of delivery, from Cisco and Involta, help to solidify the promise made by these organizations to realize faster time to value. It is this type of certification that helps Involta hold itself accountable to the company’s promise of Operational Excellence and continued innovation in the ever changing world of technology.
“Involta continues to provide efficient high performance disaster recovery and hosting solutions for our clients. This ever evolving model allows our clients to put a laser focus on their business initiatives without concern of the platform performance and resiliency. We thank Cisco for recognizing our efforts in this and value our on-going partnership,” said Mike Meloy, Chief Sales Officer and General Manager for Involta.
This partnership will also allow education amongst Cisco and Involta of the variety of product offerings and, in turn, the ability to confidently sell cloud services powered by Cisco. With this certification, Involta is now able to guarantee the deployment and support of sophisticated Cisco solutions. Involta is committed to expressing its promise of continued innovation in this marketplace and desire to seek new opportunities with partners like Cisco.
Involta is an award-winning national provider of IT intelligence and end-to-end infrastructure, including fiber connectivity, managed services, technical services, carrier services, Service Desk, NOC Event Management, expert consulting and colocation in our world-class, multi-tenant data centers. Our data centers are located in Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania. We serve clients in healthcare, technology, manufacturing, education, public safety, government and other industries where IT is mission-critical.
About the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP)
CMSP helps Cisco 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 presence in the Cisco Cloud Marketplace. Financial benefits include global discounts and incentives to help maximize profitability, build customer loyalty and differentiate a partner’s cloud and/or managed 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 achieveing faster time-to-value, experiencing assured performance and leveraging ongoing innovation built on open standards.