SunGard Offers Cisco Powered IaaS Cloud

SunGard Offers Cisco Powered IaaS Cloud

SunGard Enterprise Cloud Services have met the highest level of achievement for partners delivering Cisco technologies as a managed solution.

The company has been certified as a Cisco Master Managed Services Channel Partner (MSCP) and also received the official designation of a Cisco Cloud Provider to offer Cisco Powered IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) Cloud.
Cisco now recognizes SunGard, a software and technology services company, as a provider that can deliver exceptional cloud services in a multitenant environment to end customers.

Cisco Master Managed Services Channel Partner program supports partners who sell and deliver managed and cloud services based on Cisco technology.  Following this certification, SunGard’s cloud offering is deployed using a Cisco validated infrastructure.

SunGard’s investment in Cisco Certification ranks it among an elite group of channel partners with the resources to deploy, manage and support services for multiple technologies,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president of worldwide channels at Cisco.

Being part of the global Cisco MSCP and the Cloud Partner program is a great achievement for SunGard and an additional validation of our managed services and cloud offerings,” said Rob Walters, vice president, managed services at SunGard Availability Services. “This official designation will only help to accelerate our already close partnership with Cisco.”

Built on best-in-class Vblock technology from VMware, Cisco and EMC (VCE), SunGard’s Enterprise Cloud Services can deliver managed compute, network, storage and security services that support customer production applications.

These services effectively provide fully managed, end-to-end infrastructure solutions that help customers run their IT operations run in a smooth manner.

SunGard notes that it achieved the coveted Cisco certification following an independent audit of SunGard facilities and SunGard’s managed service Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes, procedures and system approach.

By Anuradha Shukla

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