Multinational network services provider and global vendor Cisco South Africa has named Integr8 as its Best Services Partner of the Year for 2014. The coveted award was presented to the national managed ICT services provider at an event held recently in Kloofzicht, Muldersdrift in Gauteng.

Integr8 is a well-established and long-time affiliate to Cisco’s international Partner Program, and the company has continued to strengthen their Cisco partnership status and skills over the past few years.

Integr8 has proved its credentials as a channel partner capable of designing and implementing Cisco solutions purpose-built for businesses.

Integr8’s focused commitment to knowledge of Cisco technology, the benefits of its product range and its ability to sell both Cisco branded services as well as collaborative services has earned the Company the title of Best Services Partner for 2014.

The recognition reflects Integr8’s determination to raise the level of Cisco brand integration and skills into its portfolio and offering to the market.

The Company’s strategy facilitates the immediate transfer of value from Cisco networking infrastructure and solutions directly to the client. This has yielded positive results for operators under pressure to handle collaboration, data management, the cloud and mobility, amongst other key technology forces.

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Bennie Strydom, CSO Integr8 IT

Bennie Strydom, Chief Sales Officer at Integr8, says the company has enjoyed a long and mutually beneficial relationship with Cisco, via its established Partner Program, and the strategic alliance continues to add value to its growing market. “Our model is based on transferring benefit and value to the core infrastructures of our clients. We have always placed a premium on housing the most advanced and up-to-date skills sets and products available, and  to offer our clients solutions aligned to their specific business requirements

Strydom describes the recognition of the Company as Best Services Partner for 2014 as “a superb achievement” and one that will reinforce Integr8’s ongoing strategy to sustain the highest levels of service and skills in order to enable their clients develop and retain a competitive edge in the market place.

The objective is to position clients to easily integrate and leverage off Cisco infrastructure and also adapt growth strategies based on global best practices,

Chantel Davy, representing marketing at Cisco South Africa, says the partnership between Integr8 and Cisco continues to add lasting value to the market and empowers the client with control over their infrastructure and the ability to leverage off features and functionality that exists in next generation solution development and integration.