Since its foundation, INTACT has been a partner of the leading global IT vendor Cisco. For many years INTACT has been one of the most certified premier partners in the market, putting a lot of effort in maintaining and developing its competencies. Throughout the long-term cooperation, INTACT has developed its own Cisco expertise and gained certification in the following fields: Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialized Partner, Advanced Enterprise Networks Architecture Specialized Partner, Advanced Security Architecture Specialized Partner, Advanced Service Provider Technology Specialized Partner. INTACT has 29 engineers with various Cisco certifications, and every year INTACT technology team is obliged to obtain new certificates the company needs to gain specializations. Every specialization confirms the high quality of practical experience gained by the company's technicians in design, deployment, and maintenance of solutions, while also serving as a guarantee of compliance of its competencies for the clients.
INTACT was awarded a partner bonus during international Cisco Partner Summit 2019 that was held on November 4–6 in Las Vegas. EN Partner of the Year award marked our contribution to cooperation and partnership with Cisco during FY19, our becoming a base, pivotal partner in promotion of SD-WAN technology, deployment of a laboratory and demonstration stand, our commitment to developing and broadening our partnership.
A decade of partnership between INTACT and Cisco ended with INTACT successfully passing an audit and obtaining a Gold Certified Partner status, the highest in Cisco's partnership program, on July 15th, 2020.
"For 10 years INTACT has been demonstrating high competencies and expanding its expertise on Cisco solutions and services. Audit verified compliance of INTACT's business processes with Cisco partnership program requirements, and we are happy to congratulate our partner on this great achievement! We see a new star in a constellation of our gold partners, and its name is INTACT," comments Marina Vakatova, Cisco's manager for partner relations.
"Obtaining Gold status is a huge achievement for our company. Getting such a high-level partnership certification involved a very serious audit where we had to demonstrate the highest quality of internal business processes and project management we are implementing with Cisco solutions, as well as high quality of tech support and after-sale services," says INTACT CEO Alexander Zykov. "Cisco is our key partner, and we are very serious about investing in our technology cooperation. New status will allow INTACT to expand horizons, implement more complex and comprehensive projects, and take our cooperation to a brand new level, while expanding the competencies and expertise of our team."