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Presidio Recipient of Global Award for Cloud Builder Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2016

Presidio wins 15 Cisco awards, including Global Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year for Collaboration and Partner of the Year for US and Public Sector

New York March 9, 2016 – Presidio announced today that it has received two Cisco® Partner Summit Global awards, as well as an additional 13 geographic and regional awards, most notably being recognized as Global Cloud Builder Partner of the Year, and Global Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year for Collaboration. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference held last week in San Diego, California.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and to serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, and seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

“It gives me great pleasure to recognize the bold and innovative accomplishments of our partners who have demonstrated the power of capturing market trends to provide even greater value to our customers,” said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. “I am honored to present these awards to Presidio in recognition of its outstanding achievement in leading customers to discover how making technology a business differentiator leads to the ultimate benefits.”

“Cisco’s recognition again this year as the Cloud Builder Partner of the Year is a testament to the investments we’ve made the past few years in Presidio Managed Cloud, Converged Infrastructure, and our latest investment in Sequoia Cloud Services,” stated Bob Cagnazzi, Chief Executive Officer of Presidio. “In addition, being singled out from the entire global partner community for Collaboration is a strong affirmation of the roots of Presidio and our long history of expertise in Collaboration,” he continued. “Presidio has been built on the philosophy that we want to excel in every geographic market in which we operate. I can think of no better recognition of that than the awards recognizing us at the Global, Geographic, Americas, National, and Area levels within Cisco.”

Presidio was recognized for a total of 15 Cisco 2016 Partner Summit awards:


  • Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year Award: Collaboration
  • Cloud Builder Partner of the Year Award

Americas Geography

  • Partner of the Year: US
  • Partner of the Year: Public Sector

Americas Theater (US)

  • Public Sector Partner of the Year – US
  • Architectural Excellence: Cloud Builder – US
  • Enterprise Partner of the Year – Central
  • Area Partner of the Year – East
  • SLED Partner of the Year – East
  • Architectural Excellence: Security – East
  • US Nationals Cloud Builder Partner of the Year – National
  • Public Sector Architectural Excellence: Security – Public Sector
  • SLED Partner of the Year – Public Sector
  • Architectural Excellence US: Collaboration – South
  • Public Sector Partner of the Year – Public Sector

The 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 Global Partner Organization and regional executives.


About Presidio

Presidio is a leading US-based IT solutions provider offering consulting, professional services, and cloud and managed services. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we architect technology solutions that address their evolving business needs. Our approach blends the credibility to deliver practical results today, with the creativity to drive the business visions of tomorrow. More than 2,700 Presidio professionals, 1,500 of whom are engineers with over 5,800 industry-leading certifications, are based in 60+ offices across the US. We serve over 6,500 clients through a unique, local delivery model while capitalizing on our scale as a $2.8 billion national industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is owned by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO). For more information, visit: www.presidio.com.

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