Smarthost Design Technologies Achieves Select Certification from Cisco in USA

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Lanham, MD – August 3rd 2011 – Smarthost Design Technologies announced today it has achieved Select Certification from Cisco. The Select Certification recognizes Cisco® resale channel partners that focus on meeting the technology and services needs of small businesses.

It’s been a long journey and it’s definitely the right one. This certification will empower our consultative practice access to the resources and enable our engineers to properly match our client business challenges with the right technology solution which ultimately add value to our SmartManagedIT support services.

“The Cisco Select Certification was created in response to customer demand for channel partners capable of designing and implementing Cisco solutions purpose-built for small businesses," said Andrew Sage, vice president of Worldwide Small Business Sales at Cisco. “With the Select Certification, Smarthost Design Technologies has made an investment in obtaining the training, skills and knowledge necessary to play a pivotal role in meeting this growing demand.”

To earn Select Certification, Smarthost Design Technologies fulfilled the training and exam requirements for the Cisco Small Business Specialization. Smarthost Design Technologies also met the personnel, training and postsales support requirements set forth by Cisco.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for channel partners to build the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program's specializations and certifications, Cisco recognizes a channel partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates channel partner qualifications such as technology skills, business best practices, customer satisfaction, and presales and postsales support capabilities -- critical factors for customers choosing a trusted channel partner.

About Smarthost Design Technologies LLC

Smarthost Design Technologies LLC is a leading Information Technology (IT) design, implementation, integration, support and managed services solution provider in the Washington DC metro area with a unique focus on small mid-size businesses (SMB) with less than 50 employees in the profession services, government contractors transportation and health services industry. Our SMB solution offering includes but not limited to managed IT system administration and support services, helpdesk, network infrastructure design, network security management, Voice-over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions, system integration services and, hosted/cloud solutions.

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