New York, NY (PRWEB) January 4, 2007
ShoreGroup, Inc., a premier converged network and systems management solutions provider, today announced that it has earned the Advanced Security Specialization from Cisco® Systems. The Advanced Security Specialization recognizes ShoreGroup for successfully validating the ability to sell, design, install and support complex, integrated network security solutions to organizations ranging from enterprise scale to small and medium business customers.
"Today's interconnected world brings with it countless threats from within the network perimeter as well as from external sources such as malicious users and automated exploits, and we are equipping our clients with the strategy they need to defend the integrity of their business," said Robert Ditta, Executive Vice President of ShoreGroup. "The Advanced Security Specialization supports our growing Information Security & Compliance Services practice, which provides vital security services such as assessments and consulting, an expanded array of software and hardware solutions, audits, and validation for the most demanding client security and compliance requirements. Our expertise spans the complete lifecycle of our client's security requirement, from initial solution design through to our ShorePatrol Operational Support Service, where we provide leading "Day 2" maintenance and support solutions that ensure that our clients get the most from their network investment."
Cisco's Advanced Security Specialization focuses on developing sales, technical, and service capabilities that distinguish Cisco partners as being among the industry's elite in providing integrated, collaborative and adaptive security solutions. This specialization covers the entire suite of Cisco security products, including Cisco Security Agent, Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis, and Response (MARS) system, Network Admission Control (NAC), Cisco IOS Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and Cisco Clean Access (NAC Appliance).
The Advanced Security Specialization designation is the latest in a series of key credentials achieved by ShoreGroup. The company also holds Cisco's Advanced Unified Communications and Advanced Wireless LAN Specializations, is an Advanced Technology Provider for Unified Contact Center (ATP-UCC), and is a member of Cisco's Partner Voice Support Offering (PVSO) program. ShoreGroup previously held Cisco's VPN / Security Specialization.
About ShoreGroup, Inc.
ShoreGroup is a converged systems and network solutions provider, delivering a complete portfolio of industry-leading management applications, maintenance solutions, professional services and products that drive the success of more than 400 national and global clients. ShoreGroup develops innovative systems and service management applications on its dynamic CaseSentry® Operational Services Automation (OSA) platform, eliminating the pitfalls of traditional management systems to enable IT, telecom and contact center support organizations to easily and effectively manage availability, performance and service delivery within complex networked environments. The company's ShorePatrol 'Day 2' Operational Support Service expands upon CaseSentry's management to deliver the high-quality converged systems maintenance and support services that organizations rely upon to ensure the availability of their vital business processes.
ShoreGroup's professional services provide leading consultation, design and implementation solutions for high-availability converged networks. The company's expertise in LAN/WAN, unified communications including IP Telephony/VoIP and IP contact center, wireless and security produces manageable solutions that optimize business processes, communications, employee productivity and accessibility to enable organizations to derive the maximum business value from their information technology investment. As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with advanced specializations, ShoreGroup's service portfolio is backed by solid industry credentials.
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