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BlueWater Earns Cisco's Master Unified Communications and Security Certifications

February 09, 2010

BlueWater, a company specialized in providing organizations with Full Life Cycle services in Unified Communications, Collaboration & Video, Virtualization, Consolidation & Data Center, and Security solutions, has achieved Master Unified Communications Specialization and the Master Security Specialization, as well as the Cisco Managed Services Master Certification from Cisco.

BlueWater Communications has earned these designations for demonstrating the master-level capabilities and enhanced customer success track record. Company has even fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support highly sophisticated Cisco unified communications and security solutions.

In the release, Edison Peres, vice president and chief go-to-market officer for worldwide channels at Cisco said that the company’s investment in Master Unified Communications and Master Security Specializations ranks them among the industry's elite.

“As the network becomes the platform for driving communications and innovation, our customers are demanding an enhanced set of skills and capabilities from channel partners,” Peres added.

In addition, Bluewater has also demonstrated most in-depth technology skills and success in providing services for Cisco's more value-added security solutions which includes Cisco Security Agent, Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System, or Cisco Security MARS, Network Admission Control, and Cisco IOS Software. Partners with a highly qualified security practice can achieve a Master Security Specialization regardless of certification level.

According to Adrian Liddiard, COO of BlueWater, the Masters certification for their BLUE managed service solution provides their customers with independent assurance that company’s offering is delivered from a premium network operations center that has established ITIL processes, practices and tools to support Cisco advanced technologies.

BlueWater's managed service offering, BLUE, provides proactive support and remediation preventing costly downtime, under a flexible contract, utilizing custom technology and industry-standard tools to optimize organisation’s IT investment.

Jyothi Shanbhag is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Jyothi's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Kelly McGuire

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