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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Feb 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a leading global provider of communications solutions and services, announced today that it has achieved Authorized Service Provider Video Partner status from Cisco. This designation recognizes Globecomm as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco Service Provider Video Solutions.
The Cisco Service Provider Video Program enables channel partners to identify, manage and deliver end-to-end Cisco business and consumer video solutions for service providers. Using the network as a platform, Cisco Service Provider Video Solutions allow service providers to maintain sustainable growth and competitive advantage through enhanced service offerings provided by Cisco authorized channel partners.
Globecomm is a global managed network communications company delivering complete solutions for telecommunications, IP and broadcasting services with unsurpassed experience in integrating satellite communications and IT Networking infrastructure and provisioning satellite services through its teleports around the world.
Globecomm provides solutions for the contribution and distribution of television, radio, Internet, and Internet multimedia, with complete turnkey end-to-end operations and service support. Many global television and radio broadcasts move through digital transmission systems, networks and satellite teleports designed and provided by Globecomm Systems. Customers rely on Globecomm because of our proven ability to reduce their time-to-complete; we can provide a single, reliable source for engineering, systems and services, and take total, end-to-end responsibility for making complex solutions work.
Gerard Johnston, VP of Globecomm's America's Business Unit adds, "Globecomm is proud to take yet another step in expanding the company's partnership with Cisco and our capabilities with their wide range of products. We've been a Cisco Silver Certified Partner, a Cisco Advanced Routing & Switching partner, and a Cisco Express Unified Communications Partner for years. Now the Service Provider (SP) Video Partner authorization adds another dimension to the arsenal of capabilities Globecomm can provide. This particular Cisco Authorized SP Video Partnership further demonstrates the Globecomm commitment to our Media and Entertainment Product Offerings serving our global customer base."
Steve Benvenuto, Director of Business Development, Worldwide Channels Go-to-Market Group, Cisco, said: "Cisco authorized channel partners are instrumental in helping our customers successfully deploy some of the most sophisticated networking solutions in the market today. As a Cisco Authorized SP Video partner, Globecomm has made an investment in the training necessary to fully sell, deploy and support Cisco Service Provider Video solutions to customers."
The Cisco Authorized Partner Program is part of Cisco's go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. It is open to all partners, is free of product suite restrictions, and is designed to help define the knowledge, skills and services necessary to successfully sell, deploy and support a subject technology. As markets mature and technologies progress along the adoption curve, some Authorized partner programs may migrate to Cisco Specializations.
About Globecomm Systems
Globecomm Systems Inc., or Globecomm, is a leading global provider of satellite-based managed network solutions. Employing our expertise in emerging communication technologies we are able to offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for our customers. We believe our integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise combined with a world-class global network and our 24 by 7 network operating centers provides us a unique competitive advantage. We are now taking this value proposition to selective vertical markets, including government, wireless, media, enterprise, and maritime. As a network solution provider we leverage our global network to provide customers managed access services to the United States Internet backbone, video content, the public switched telephone network or their corporate headquarters, or government offices. We currently have customers for which we are providing such services in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
Based in Hauppauge, New York, Globecomm Systems also maintains offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Hong Kong, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan.
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