eir Recognised by Cisco with Gold Partner of the Year Award

eir has announced that it is the recipient of Cisco’s Gold Partner of the Year award. Cisco unveiled six winners of its Ireland Partner Awards at its annual Ireland Partner Forum on 26th November. Presented to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Ireland Partner Awards recognise the achievements of a select group of Cisco partners and their innovation within the Irish market for 2015.

“The past 12 months have been a fantastic time to be working with such a wide array of well-respected, industry-leading channel partners and distributors, which has enabled us to achieve so much together” said Adam Grennan, Cisco Ireland Country Manager. “eir is one of the names that ranks highly on this list, and it’s our true pleasure to recognise their exceptional work and the quality of execution as Cisco award winners.”

In Northern Ireland, eir Business NI are responsible for implementing the largest Cisco IPT deployment in the Province, a telephony platform for the public sector that sits on the Government’s managed wide-area-network ‘Network NI’ also provided by eir. The company continues to manage this network, and other Cisco deployments for customers across Northern Ireland, with an unrivalled pool of Cisco certified engineers operating from their Network Operations Centre and Service Desk in Belfast. Darren Lemon, General Manager at eir Business NI, said: “We are delighted to receive this award as it highlights the focus on our strategic partnership with Cisco to deliver best-of-breed solutions and service to both the public and private enterprise sector in Northern Ireland. We continue to invest in Cisco business platforms and in developing our local ICT skills through our ongoing Cisco certification programme.”