7 May 2012, Bratislava - Soitron, a.s. announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Master Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes Soitron, a.s. as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video products and solutions at the Master level. The Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Program is focused on providing a new way of working in which everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face collaboration with Cisco TelePresence Video solutions. A Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Partner has the greatest depth of knowledge and skill in deploying the entire Cisco video endpoint portfolio, which comprises single- and triple-screen Cisco TelePresence units, custom TelePresence suites, and infrastructure solutions. Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Partners possess deep networking and advanced Cisco Unified Communications capabilities, regional to global coverage, and a strong and mature services practice.
“We see business video communications as a major innovation in the way people interact with their colleagues and customers. Together with Cisco we are able to provide our clients with industry leading solutions that will allow them to collaborate better, regardless of where they are located” said Martin Lohnert, Soitron Presales and Marketing Director. “Today, with Soitron recognized as Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP, we prove again that innovation and hi-tech expertise is part of our DNA.”
“The Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Program is designed to enable partners to take advantage of the tremendous market opportunities ahead—not only in the telepresence space but also in the overall collaboration market,” said Vladimír Mlynárčik, area sales manager for channels, Cisco Slovakia. “As a Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Partner, Soitron, a.s. has made an investment in the sales, technical and life cycle services capabilities needed to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive and interoperable Cisco TelePresence Video portfolio.”
The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) 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. As the market changes, an ATP designation may be discontinued or may evolve into a Cisco specialization.
About Cisco TelePresence and Video Collaboration Solution
Cisco TelePresence® and Video collaboration solutions provide life-like, high-definition, conferencing facilities with superior audio and video, allowing participants to meet their colleagues, customers and business partners across a virtual table. Participants can enjoy a same-room meeting experience, even if they are located in different locations around the world. Participants can also meet more often and enjoy more productive sessions, helping to improve business interactions while potentially building stronger customer relationships, accelerating sales cycles, improving project management and forming tighter integration with remote offices.