SunGard Availability Services Wins Cisco Cloud Partner of the Year at Cisco
Partner Summit 2012
London, April 23, 2012 — SunGard Availability Services today announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theatre award for Cloud Partner of the Year in the service provider category. Cisco unveiled the award at its annual channel partner conference in San Diego, California.
SunGard’s cloud solutions, including Enterprise Cloud Services, are delivered on a highly available and secure cloud infrastructure. SunGard cloud solutions are a suite of compute, network and storage resources delivered on a resilient cloud infrastructure. SunGard’s Cloud services are pre-integrated and delivered on Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS).
“Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organisations, and it is an honour to recognise SunGard Availability Services as a Cisco Partner Summit theatre award winner,” said Jim Sherriff, senior vice president, Americas Partner Organization at Cisco. “The Cloud Partner of the Year award presented to SunGard recognises its performance and expertise as a Cisco channel partner in 2011.”
“The Cisco Cloud Partner of the Year award is strong validation for SunGard’s Cloud strategy of providing secure, fully managed offerings for production and recovery,” said Rob Walters, vice president of product management, SunGard Availability Services. “Delivering our solutions on premium Cisco UCS infrastructure is essential to us in providing highly available cloud services.”
SunGard is a certified Cisco Cloud Provider to offer Cisco Powered IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) Cloud, which recognises SunGard’s delivery of exceptional cloud services in a multi-tenant environment to end customers. SunGard is also certified as a Cisco Master Managed Services Channel Partner, which designates SunGard’s Cloud offerings as meeting the highest level of achievement for partners delivering Cisco technologies as a managed solution.
Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geo, and theatre. Cisco Partner Summit US and Canada theater awards reflect a partner’s performance in a given geographic region of the United States or Canada. SunGard’s Cloud-based IaaS offerings are currently available across North America and Europe.