News Release

Cisco Announces Top Global and Theater Channel Partner Award Winners

Cisco Press Release

14 Channel Partners Honored for Excellence Worldwide, 5 Partners for Being Top Theater Performers

SAN FRANCISCO (Cisco Partner Summit), April 29, 2010 - To recognize the performance of its top global and theater channel partners in 2009, Cisco unveiled its Partner Summit award winners today in San Francisco.

The 19 global honorees were selected from more than 60,000 Cisco channel partners worldwide for their outstanding performance in 2009. Fourteen were recognized for global excellence, and five for excellence in a specific geographic region.

The Cisco® Partner Summit global award winners are:

Award

Winning Company

Collaboration Partner of the Year

ECCOM

Solution Innovation Partner of the Year

Servion Global Solutions

Enterprise Partner of the Year

Dimension Data

Green Partner of the Year

Atea Danmark

Services Partner of the Year

INX

Technology Excellence Partner of the Year

World Wide Technology

Technology Excellence Partner of the Year

ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corp. (CTC)

Technology Excellence Partner of the Year

PromonLogicalis

Service Provider Partner of the Year

Deutsche Telekom

Small Business Partner of the Year

Fujisoft Technology

Public Sector Partner of the Year

NCS

Commercial/Mid-market Partner of the Year

Presidio Networked Solutions, Coleman Technologies

Global Learning Partner of the Year

NIIT

Global Distribution Partner of the Year

D&H Distributing

Japan Partner of the Year

Net One Systems Co.

Emerging Markets Partner of the Year

Magyar Telekom

Asia Pacific Partner of the Year

Alphawest and Optus Business

U.S. and Canada Partner of the Year

CDW

European Markets Partner of the Year

TD Azlan

"Cisco is dedicated to helping our partners make the bold moves to transition from navigating in the economic downturn to accelerating growth in the upturn," said Keith Goodwin, senior vice president for Cisco's worldwide partner organization. "It has been an honor and privilege to recognize our top 2009 global performers this week at the Cisco Partner Summit."

The Cisco Partner Summit global and theater award winners are nominated by their Cisco theater sales teams. Nominations are reviewed by a group of Cisco worldwide and theater channel executives.