NWN announced today it has swept the Cloud and Managed Services awards at the Cisco Partner Summit 2016 as the recipient of the prestigious Global Cloud and Managed Services Partner of the Year award and five other Cloud awards. Cisco showcased the winners at their annual global conference of 2,200 partners in San Diego, CA February 29 to March 3, 2016. NWN’s CEO Mont Phelps received the award from Cisco’s CEO Chuck Robbins and Wendy Bahr, SVP Global Partner Organization.
The Global Cloud and Managed Services award is designed to recognize the company who used best-in-class practices and serves as a model to the rest of the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices and process, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focus that result in customer success.
“NWN recognized the strategic importance of offering cloud solutions to our customers and began investing and building our cloud offerings years ago,” said NWN CEO, Mont Phelps. “Some customers adopted our Cisco Hosted Unified Communications System 4 years ago. As a result, we now offer Commercial and Public Sector customers deep cloud experience and dependable solutions they need.”
In addition to the Global Cloud and Managed Services award, NWN received the following awards:
• US Service Provider Cloud and Business Acceleration – Collaboration Cloud Partner of the Year
• US GEO – Architectural Excellence Cloud Provider
• Public Sector – Public Sector Cloud Partner of the Year
• East Channels – Cloud Partner of the Year
• South Channels – Cloud Partner of the Year
Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives.
About NWN Corporation: NWN is headquartered in Waltham, MA serving customers from its 15 locations across the United States. NWN provides cloud, on premise and hybrid technology solutions to its customers depending on their individual business problems. NWN’s NCare Managed Services and NWNcomm Cloud Solutions are nationally recognized by partners and independent firms as best in class. NWN offers solutions for unified communications, data center, networking and end user computing. One of NWN’s unique values to its customers is to provide local sales and engineering services with the depth and strength of a national company of 500+ employees.