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Long View earns coveted Cisco Gold Certified Partner status in the United States

DENVER, Colorado (July 24, 2014) — Once again, Long View has measured up to Cisco’s lofty gold standard, becoming a multi-national partner with gold capabilities.

Long View, one of North America’s most powerful providers of Hybrid IT solutions and services, has long been a national award winning Cisco Gold Certified Partner in Canada. Now, Long View ( is thrilled to announce that it has attained Gold Certification in the United States with Cisco, an international networking leader.

“This is a spectacular achievement for Long View, and it’s based on dedication, expertise, and a passion for customer service,” says Gord Mawhinney, Long View’s Chief Executive Officer.

A Cisco Gold Certified Partner offers the broadest range of credibility and expertise in advanced technologies, has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings, and has demonstrated a measurably high level of customer satisfaction.

“Making the grade as a Cisco Gold Certified Partner in the U.S. is no small task. By our own internal estimates, the Long View team devoted more than 8,000 hours in preparation time, and completed more than 70 exams, to pull it off,” notes Kent MacDonald, Long View’s Vice President of Converged Infrastructure.

“As a multinational Cisco Gold Certified Partner,” adds MacDonald, “we’ll have access to more programs and support than ever before. Ultimately, this translates into a huge win for our customers.”

In addition to its multinational Gold Certified Partner achievement, Long View has earned Cloud and Managed Services Master Certification, as well as Master Partner and Smart Solution Partner status, with Cisco. Long View has won 10 consecutive Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence awards dating back to 2007, was named Cisco Canada Professional Services Partner of the Year in 2013 and 2014, and earned regional Data Center Partner of the Year honors for four years in a row.

ABOUT LONG VIEW: Long View is one of the most powerful IT solutions and services companies in North America, with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology through our Hybrid IT solutions, including cloud, IT infrastructure, managed services, and end user support, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like for our clients. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused . . . that’s Long View.

For more information:

Tannis Ebbels Director of Marketing and Communications Long View Phone: 403.387.3489
E-mail: [email protected]

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