HATFIELD, 14-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Computacenter announced today that it has achieved Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) designation from Cisco. The designation recognises Computacenter as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure products and solutions.
Participation in the Cisco ACI ATP Program allows Computacenter to offer their customers a new data center architecture designed to simplify operations and greatly reduce provision time through automation for their applications.
“Computacenter is extremely pleased to gain what is such an important and pivotal accreditation within Cisco’s portfolio,” says Mark Riddy, Cisco Alliance Director at Computacenter. “As our clients’ needs evolve and demand more from their platforms increases, Cisco ACI will undoubtedly become the standard in years to come. Therefore as a key partner we need to be investing early, in turn enabling us to add value to this market change through the course of time in partnership with one of our most strategic partners, Cisco. We are extremely excited with the opportunity this will bring to us and look forward to moving forwards with Cisco over the remainder of 2015 onwards.”
To earn the ACI ATP designation, Computacenter fulfilled Cisco application centric infrastructure training and exam requirements. Computacenter also met the personnel and post sales support requirements set forth by Cisco.
The Cisco Authorised Technology Provider Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. The program helps Cisco to define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support an emerging technology practice.
About Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure
Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) in the data center is a holistic architecture with centralised automation and policy-driven application profiles. ACI delivers innovative software flexibility with the scalability of hardware performance. An ACI network is deployed, monitored, and managed in a fashion that supports DevOps and rapid application change. ACI does so through the reduction of complexity and a common policy framework that can automate provisioning and managing of resources.
SOURCE: Computacenter PLC