MCLEAN, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today it has achieved Cisco® Gold Certification. To earn Gold Certification, SAIC met rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support, and customer satisfaction.
"To be a world class systems integrator you need world class strategic partners. We are pleased to have achieved our Gold Certification and to continue our association with Cisco," said SAIC Sector President Doug Wagoner. "This is a great example of SAIC's approach to building enduring relationships."
Cisco Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels Edison Peres, said, "We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that facilitate partner growth, differentiation and profitability. With specializations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN, SAIC has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions that today's customers demand."
The Cisco Resale Channel 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, presales and post-sales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.
As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, SAIC has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specializations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN. Additionally, SAIC has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides SAIC with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.
SAIC is a leading technology integrator providing full life-cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC's deep domain knowledge and customer relationships enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex government and commercial projects. SAIC's approximately 13,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. federal government, state/local, and global commercial markets, specializing in providing a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technical capabilities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC has annual revenues of about $4 billion. For more information, visit www.saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.
Certain statements in this announcement constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties and a number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
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