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Hutchinson Networks Recognised as the First Scottish-Based Cisco Partner to Receive Their ACI ATP Specialisation

Posted: 9th February 2016

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Hutchinson Networks announced today that it has become the first Scottish-based Cisco partner to achieve their Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) specialisation. This accreditation recognises Hutchinson Networks as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure products and solutions.

“On behalf of Hutchinson Networks, I’m immensely proud to be the first Scottish-based Cisco partner to have earned this highly significant accreditation”, said CEO Paul Hutchinson, “This achievement now positions Hutchinson Networks as the ‘go to’ Cisco partner for ACI solutions in Scotland, and as a one of the elite specialists in the UK.”

Participation in the Cisco ACI ATP Program allows Hutchinson Networks to offer their customers a new data center architecture designed to simplify operations and greatly reduce provision time through automation for their applications.

To earn the ACI ATP designation, Hutchinson Networks fulfilled Cisco application centric infrastructure training and exam requirements. Hutchinson Networks also met the personnel and post sales support requirements set forth by Cisco. 

The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. The program helps Cisco to define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support an emerging technology practice.

About Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) in the data center is a holistic architecture with centralized automation and policy-driven application profiles. ACI delivers innovative software flexibility with the scalability of hardware performance.  An ACI network is deployed, monitored, and managed in a fashion that supports DevOps and rapid application change. ACI does so through the reduction of complexity and a common policy framework that can automate provisioning and managing of resources.

About Hutchinson Networks

Hutchinson Networks specialise in creating customer–focused IT solutions that are not only robust and reliable, they empower organisations to achieve their business goals, improve their operational efficiency and strengthen their position in the market.

Hutchinson Networks has the experience, technical expertise and global resources for any project, with over 3,000 experts worldwide ready to provide organisations with certified technical assistance. Hutchinson Networks provide impartial, multi-vendor IT solutions sourced from their huge network of strategic partnerships, their consulting services can transform networks and businesses, while their international presence ensures they can respond quickly and effectively to any request.

Hutchinson Networks’ cloud-based infrastructure service ‘Fabrix’ gives users the ability to provision a state-of-the-art, virtualised data centre environment that achieve new levels of flexibility, reliability and security. 

Hutchinson Networks’ 24-hours Network Operations Centre allows organisations to ensure its essential communications are running smoothly – saving money, avoiding down-time, and leaving them free to concentrate on their core business and achieving their business goals.

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