MILAN, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Italtel, a leader in next generation networks and services, recently received the "Latin America Service Provider Partner of the Year" award at the Cisco Partner Summit 2011, which took place recently in New Orleans, Louisiana. This honor is award by Cisco to the Partner in each region which, more than any other, has achieved outstanding performance.
In Latin America, and more particularly in Brazil and Argentina where Italtel has been working for many years with the national operators, the company has been awarded for its capacity for system integration, its high technological skills and its broad knowledge of the main carriers and service providers' network architectures.
"We are delighted to receive this award from Cisco which recognizes our excellence in providing fixed and mobile Service Providers in LatAm with end-to-end solutions," declared Stefano Pileri, Chief Executive Officer of Italtel. "Cisco and Italtel's long-standing partnership is based on a shared vision for the network and services evolution and on the complementarity of the two companies' competences and know how. This prestigious award underscores the work our LatAm team has done and shows how much can be achieved when we work in the spirit of partnership. This is another positive result that encourages Italtel to proceed with its plans for International markets by increasing presence in LatAm as well as enlarging its offering to countries in Middle East and Africa".
Italtel has earned this award as a result of its capacity to propose innovative and technologically advanced solutions and applications, becoming a veritable consultant for its customers and partners. Furthermore, it has achieved maximum customer satisfaction by using specialised services to support the implementation of new technologies.
Italtel is counted among Cisco's worldwide strategic partners. Together, the two partners work on the transformation of fixed and mobile networks to IP technology, also supporting the development of new services in video communication, cloud computing, mobile and intelligent networks. Following joint commitment to innovation, they co-operate on advanced projects in eSecurity, eHealth, SmartGrids and Smart Connected Cities to bring the latest networking technology benefits in all its aspects regarding the way people communicate, collaborate and live.
The Italtel Group
Italtel designs, develops, implements solutions for NGN and NGS; Professional Services dedicated to the design and maintenance of networks; IT System Integration Services; Network Integration and migration activities. Italtel counts among its customers more than 40 of the world's top TLC Operators and SPs. In Italy Italtel is also reference partner of Enterprises and Public Sector for the deployment of IP Next-Generation Networks and for the development of multimedia convergent services for their customers. Italtel is present in 25 countries including France, UK, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Argentina, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia. http://www.italtel.com.
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