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Softchoice Achieves Prestigious Cisco Master Security Specialization Certification

July 22, 2019 – Toronto, ON - Softchoice, a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed services, today announced that it has awarded the Cisco Master Security Specialization certification, the highest level of certification from Cisco. It follows a comprehensive audit that evaluated Softchoice’s capabilities to engage customers in strategic discussions, understanding of Cisco solutions and abilities to support those solutions during and after deployment.

To achieve the Master Security Specialized Partner certification, Softchoice completed multiple Cisco training and technical program requirements, shared customer successes that included integrated security solutions and actively demonstrated how we enable customers to meet existing and future security threats using Cisco technology.

“In an age where cybersecurity threats are greater in number and more complex than ever before, stability, reliability and peace of mind are paramount,” said Siobhan Cox, Director of Business Development, Cisco at Softchoice. “With an integrated portfolio and industry-leading threat intelligence, Softchoice offers a wide array of advisory, implementation, managed, technical, and optimization services in partnership with Cisco to help IT leaders protect their businesses.”

“In a crowded field of IT solutions providers, each claiming to have unique capabilities, Softchoice has emerged as a clear leader by proving that they have the specialized skills necessary to be the trusted security partner for Canadian businesses,” said Michael Tryon, Managing Director, Cybersecurity, Cisco Canada. “Having recently achieved the highest level of certification from Cisco through the designation as a Master Security Specialized Partner, Softchoice is uniquely positioned to leverage an elite team of cybersecurity experts to design, develop, implement, manage and support a broad range of advanced security technologies from Cisco.”

“The investment Softchoice has made to develop a team of security experts to understand the challenges that customers across Canada are facing and the capability to design modern and effective cybersecurity solutions is why I am thrilled to partner closely with the Softchoice team to help companies across the country mitigate the risks associated with advanced and persistent threats in the market today. On behalf of Cisco Canada, I am proud to recognize Softchoice as a Master Security Specialized Partner.”

To speak with one of Softchoice’s security experts, contact us here.

About Softchoice:

Softchoice is one of the largest IT solution and managed service providers in North America. Every day, thousands of organizations rely on Softchoice to provide insight and expertise that speeds the adoption of technology, while managing cost and risk. Through our unique points of view, we challenge leaders to think differently about the impact of technology on their employees and customers. Softchoice enables organizations to realize the full benefits of public cloud and a modern IT infrastructure through solution design, implementation, asset management, and assessment services, as well as ongoing support and mentorship through managed services. With access to one of the most efficient and cost-effective technology supply chains in North America, Softchoice also ensures products get to our customers quickly and in a trouble-free way.