Cisco Recognizes R2 Unified Technologies as SMB Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit

May 5, 2014 11:07 AM

CISCOPrtnrSumt-PR-Award-IconR2 Unified Technologies, a leading provider of top technology solutions to mid-market businesses, governments, and educational systems, was recently recognized at the 2014 Cisco Partner Summit as the SMB Partner of the Year within the South.

Presented to those exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit awards are designed to recognize best in-class performance by grabbing mindshare and growing company footprint in selling Cisco technologies.

"This award confirms the hard work and commitment that our team delivers on in providing transformative business solutions to our customers. R2's expertise in Cisco's solutions help to meet our customers' evolving business requirements allowing us to deliver on successful business engagements by transforming their enterprises. While we are thankful for being recognized as Cisco's 2014 SMB and Mid-Market Partner of the Year, we are even more motivated to continue the growth of our Cisco business in delivering on their leading-edge technologies around data center, collaboration and communications to our customers."

- JASON DOHERTY, DIRECTOR OF SALES AT R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

The Cisco Partner Summit awards recognize those top-preforming partners within specific Cisco solution-specific markets across all geos. Areas of consideration include advanced practices, application accomplishments, sales methodologies, and technical discovery and delivery approaches. Summit awards are decided upon by the Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization recognizing partners who serve as a model to the industry.

"It is an honor to be recognized as Cisco's SMB Partner of the Year. The keys to R2's success have been our loyal customers, talented staff, and vendor engagement. Our customers trust in us to deliver them best of breed technologies and top of the line technical services and support. We've hired some of the industry's top talent to deliver on our customers' expectations resulting in our superior customer support. Our strengths lie among the solid relationships we hold with our key vendors in ensuring that our sales and technical staff are ready to deliver excellent customer support."

- JASON DOHERTY, DIRECTOR OF SALES AT R2 UNIFIED TECHNOLOGIES

Having been recognized as part of Cisco's 2013 Winners Circle, R2 Unified Technologies was acknowledged as finishing in the top 30 nationally for revenue growth in the mid-market space. As a Cisco Premier Partner, R2's technical staff holds top certifications in Advanced Collaboration Architecture, Advanced Unied Computing, and Advanced Unied Fabric Technology Specializations.

"R2 Unified Technologies' commitment to delivering transformative technology for their customers – based on their 100% Cisco practice – has resulted in impressive growth over the past year. With year over year growth of over 300% in Cisco revenue, R2 was recently recognized as the SMB and Mid-Market Partner of the Year in 2014 at Cisco's annual Partner Summit. Their success is a result of three things: their technical expertise, ability to deliver business results for their customers using Cisco technologies, and most importantly their relentless focus on customer satisfaction. Customers today expect performance, advanced features, and reliability along with efficiency and a low cost of ownership. The only way to achieve this is by having a purpose-built and highly integrated platform. Cisco is the only manufacturer in the world who can deliver a platform to meet those requirements. And R2 Unified Technologies is part of an elite group of Cisco Premier Certified Partners with the experience and competence to help customers realize the benefits of Cisco technologies. From networking, to collaboration, to advanced datacenter needs, R2 Unified Technologies can deliver the right solution for you."

- BRIAN AVERY, CISCO PARTNER-LED BUSINESS MANAGER, FLORIDA TERRITORY