ROSEMONT, IL, January 6, 2020 — LaSalle Solutions, a division of Fifth Third Bank, National Association (“Fifth Third Bank”), announced today the renewal of its Cisco Gold Certification in the US. LaSalle has again met all personnel, specialization, and support requirements, demonstrating the qualification to sell, install and support Cisco solutions in the US. According to Cisco, only the top 5 percent of their total certified partners worldwide are at the Gold Certified level.
“The LaSalle team is proud to once again renew our Gold Certified Partner status with Cisco,” said Steven Robb, senior vice president of the Solutions Group at LaSalle Solutions. “The Cisco Gold Certified Partner Status is one way we continue to show we have the technology expertise needed to implement the comprehensive solutions that drive business outcomes.”
LaSalle Solutions is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner with Cisco Advanced Customer Experience Specialization and Cisco Master Specializations in Security and Collaboration as well as UCCE ATP. LaSalle holds Cisco Advanced Specializations in Security Architecture, Collaboration Architecture, Data Center Architecture, and many other Cisco credentials.
The Cisco Channel Partner Program provides a framework for partners to build the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program’s specializations and certifications, Cisco recognizes a partner’s expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates a partner’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, pre- and post-sales support and other critical factors considered when choosing a trusted partner.