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Softchoice recognized with two Country Awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2015

Toronto, ON – April 29, 2015 – Softchoice, a leading North American IT solutions and managed services provider, announced today that it is the proud recipient of two Cisco® Partner Summit Country awards. Cisco named Softchoice its Services Partner of the Year and Security Partner of the Year for Canada during its annual partner conference taking place this week in Montreal.

“We are thrilled to receive not one, but two Cisco partner awards at this year’s conference,” said David MacDonald, Softchoice’s President and CEO. “This is a recognition of the depth and breadth of our Cisco expertise, from consultation through implementation to on-going managed services and IT mentorship that we provide for clients.”

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

“Cisco is proud to work together with leading channel partners globally to innovate everywhere and create fresh ideas and possibilities for our customers in the Internet of Everything,” said David De Abreu, vice president, partner organization, Cisco Canada. “It is an honour to recognize Softchoice with a Cisco Partner Summit Country award as Services Partner and Security Partner of the Year further underscoring its outstanding accomplishments in Canada.”

Softchoice is a Cisco Gold Partner in North America with three Masters level certifications as a Cisco Unified Communications Partner, Service Provider, and Cloud Builder. Softchoice’s dedicated, multi-disciplinary technology teams include more than 25 Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) with more than 60 advanced Cisco certifications in all. Softchoice has also previously earned recognition from Cisco for Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence in both the US and Canada.

Cisco Partner Summit country awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across Canada. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives.

About Softchoice

As a leading North American provider of IT solutions and managed services, Softchoice combines the efficiency and reliability of a national IT supplier with the personal touch and technical expertise of a local solutions provider. Softchoice's holistic approach to technology includes solution design, implementation, asset management and cloud services, as well as access to one of the most comprehensive and cost-effective technology distribution networks in North America. With over 1,200 employees, Softchoice manages the technology needs of thousands of corporate and public sector organizations across the United States and Canada.

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Joel Hoidas
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