Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced today that it has achieved two new
next-generation data center certifications from Cisco Systems in North
America, Unified Computing Technology and Advanced Data Center
Architecture specializations. These designations recognize NCR as having
fulfilled the training and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and
support the Cisco
Unified Computing System (UCS) and Cisco
Data Center Solutions.
“These new certifications position NCR well to assist our customers in
their next-generation data center transformations, such as data center
fabric, virtualization and cloud computing, which are consistently
ranked by industry analysts as one of the top priorities for CIOs,” said
Nadine Routhier, vice president, NCR Telecommunications and Technology.
“We are pleased to commence this new milestone in our global
relationship with Cisco, helping our respective customers use their IT
infrastructure more effectively, elevate service level agreements and
enhance their business agility.”
According to Gartner, North America exhibits the highest cloud adoption
rate, with 60 percent of public cloud services worldwide.*
The Cisco Unified Computing System unites network, computational,
storage access and virtualization resources in a single energy-efficient
system that can reduce the costs and complexity of information
technology infrastructure and provide dynamic resource provisioning for
businesses that are becoming increasingly collaborative, mobile and
The Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture (DCA) specialization
represents the greatest level of partner participation in the Cisco data
center space, with combined focus on networking, storage, and unified
computing solutions and products.
In addition to obtaining the new certifications, NCR is an existing
Unified Computing Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) in the Middle
East and Africa region.
NCR has been a Cisco service partner and integrator for over two
decades. It is also among a select handful of Third Party Maintenance
(TPM) partners that have a presence in all five Cisco theatres, focusing
on Cisco’s advanced networking, UCS and Telepresence™ solutions.
Telecom & Technology (T&T) delivers on-site and consulting
services to over 60 global telecom and OEM companies. It works with
these companies as a service partner, helping them cost-effectively
build out their multi-vendor network infrastructure and bring
reliable and scalable business services to market faster, reduce
operating costs and maximize the availability of mission-critical
business applications for their customers.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a global technology company leading how
the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s
assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services
address the needs of retail, financial, travel, hospitality,
entertainment, gaming, public sector, telecom carrier and equipment
organizations in more than 100 countries. NCR (www.ncr.com)
is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.
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*Regional Differences in the Move Toward the Cloud, 2012, Feb. 29,