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Working with Cisco: Momentous. Winning Professional Services Partner of the year: Priceless

CALGARY, Alberta (June 13, 2013) — Go big or go home. Long View did just that when it captured Cisco’s Professional Services Partner of the Year award at the Cisco Partner Summit 2013.

Long View (, one of North America’s foremost providers of IT consulting, outsourcing solutions, and cloud services, is proud to announce they’ve brought home another prestigious Cisco award to add to the ranks. The award signifies a partner’s proficiency at installing and implementing end-to-end solutions from Cisco Systems, a worldwide Technology leader.

Long View continually demonstrates their influence with widespread recognition for its Cisco prowess. Clients see this award as endorsement of Long View’s excellence.

“Professional services at Long View are critical to the success of any client’s IT enablement. Being recognized with Cisco’s Professional Services of the Year Award is priceless to Long View. It validates our commitment and investment to training and certification as market differentiators in the delivery of design, implementation and support services for Cisco’s full suite of solutions. This includes new and emerging technologies,” says Kent MacDonald, Long View’s Vice-President of Converged Infrastructure.

“Earning this award is a significant recognition for the individuals comprising Long View’s professional services teams who deliver a high standard of service excellence to ensure our clients get maximized value for their investment.”

As a professional services leader with Cisco, Long View has met the required competencies across all infrastructure components including Borderless networks, Security, Data Centre and Collaboration – as well as application management and formal professional services practice.

Long View has been recognized in recent years as an elite service provider — earning back-to-back rankings on the MSPmentor 100, which ranks the world’s top managed service providers (MSPs), in 2011 and 2012; and being named the top MSP on CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list (then known as the VAR500) in 2011.

Long View has relished a long and prolific connection with Cisco, one of the world’s largest and most powerful networking corporations.

Winning with Cisco is no new feat for Long View. In recent years, Long View has been draped with honors such as Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence (2005 – 2013) – Western Canadian Cisco Partner of the year (2009, & 2012) – Canadian Data Centre / Virtualization Partner of the year (2009 – 2012) – Canadian Collaboration Partner of the Year (2010), and more.

ABOUT LONG VIEW: Long View, a true Canadian success story and one of North America’s foremost providers of IT consulting, outsourcing solutions, and cloud services, began 13 years ago in Western Canada. Recently recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and ranked 7th on the 2011 CDN Top 100, Long View is now beginning its push across Canada into the Toronto market and as always will focus on providing great people with terrific careers and delivering great value to clients.

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 in key areas such as cloud, datacenter infrastructure, user support, and IT outsourcing, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like. 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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