Zones, Inc., a provider of notebooks, desktops, displays and other technologies, recently announced its placement as Authorized Digital Media System (DMS) Partner status from Cisco. Through the new status Zones is recognized for fulfilling training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco Digital Media System solutions.
To qualify for Cisco’s Authorized DMS Partner status, Zones had to meet multiple requirements, including sales and technical training. The company also had to deploy the DMS Practice Accelerator Kit, and participate in services training, which is designed to enhance and aid overall end-user satisfaction and experience. The Cisco Authorized Partner Program is part of Cisco’s go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies, and is open to all partners. Through the program, partners will be able to define the knowledge, skills and services necessary to successfully sell, deploy and support a subject technology effectively.
“Cisco Authorized Partners are instrumental in helping our customers successfully deploy some of the most sophisticated networking solutions in the market today,” said Steve Benvenuto, Director of Business Development, Worldwide Channels Go-to-Market Group for Cisco. “As a Cisco Authorized DMS partner, Zones has made an investment in the training necessary to fully sell, deploy and support Digital Media System solutions to customers.”
The Cisco Digital Media System was designed to allow organizations to create, manage and access digital media, optimizing engagement for customers, employees, partners, and students, among others. Through the solution suite, users can publish content to on-premises digital signage displays with Cisco Digital Signage and personal desktops Cisco Desktop Video. Using the network as the platform, the Cisco Digital Media System was developed to offer customers across industries with effective tools for marketing, sales, education and training, communication, and collaboration.
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