Mt. Pleasant, SC, September 8, 2017 – eGroup, the Southeast’s leading provider of data center architecture, cloud and managed services, announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization from Cisco for the seventh year in a row. To fulfill the specialization, eGroup has met the program prerequisites and training requirements to sell, design, deploy and support Cisco products, technology and solutions that are under Cisco’s Data Center Architecture portfolio.
“For the 7th straight year, eGroup has continued to strengthen the customer data center with solutions from Cisco that enhance, protect and simplify operations. Through the Advanced Data Center Architecture specialization, eGroup continues to be an industry leading solution provider with experienced engineers with a strong background and deep knowledge of the Cisco portfolio. By building solutions based upon UCS and Nexus platforms, eGroup helps bridge the IT Resilience gap customers frequently face thru inadequate solutions not ready for their specific needs. Additionally, eGroup continues to expand into other Cisco solution areas such as FirePower, Wireless and Converged that help extend the customer data center outward, without having to give up security,” states Mike Dent, Data Center Practice Manager for eGroup.
By achieving the specialization, eGroup has proven the ability to provide sophisticated, value-added Cisco solutions through in-depth sales capabilities, technology skills and service offerings. The specialization provides an advanced level of knowledge and skill, allowing eGroup to fully meet customers’ diverse data center needs and offers the opportunity to acquire expertise in three areas: Unified Management, Unified Fabric and Unified Computing Technologies.
“With Cisco solutions in the data center, our continued investment in complimentary technologies that strengthen the Cisco data center message (FlashStack for example with Pure Storage) and our unique Cloud focus, eGroup’s ability to deliver speed and certainty with cloud and data center solutions continues to have a meaningful impact in all areas of a customer’s business operations, where certainty is defined by success, savings, and simplicity.” Dent continued.
Founded in 1999, eGroup provides innovative data center architecture, cloud, and managed services to businesses across the Southeast. Recognized by INC 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies for four consecutive years, eGroup’s solutions drive customer revenue while minimizing IT costs. With their four-phased project methodology—which encompasses consultation, design, deployment and support—eGroup prides themselves on their customer-driven approach to IT. With access to the best minds in the industry and a can-do attitude, eGroup adopts best-of-breed products, services, and technologies to support their clients’ success.
About Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization
As part of the Cisco Channel Program, the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization requires partners to meet training objectives and program prerequisites in order to sell, design and deploy Cisco Data Center Solutions. The specialization offers an opportunity for partners to enhance their knowledge and skills to meet their customers’ data center demands.