Posted on July 03, 2013

Consolidated Gulf Company, CGC, announced today that it has again achieved Gold Certification from Cisco® and is officially identified as Cisco’s Gold Certified Partner. To earn Gold Certification, CGC had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco. 

Anil Mahajan, Chief Operating Officer, CGC, expressed happiness on achieving the next level of Cisco Gold partnership. “It is a mark of excellence and recognition of the exceptional level of services we offer to our valued customers in Qatar. The certification falls in line with our strategic goal of being the best technological and engineering resource to our customers. With a combination of Cisco’s solutions, our proven expertise and value added services, our portfolio uniquely positions us as a tried and trusted local provider. Accomplishing the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies is a testimony to our deep commitment and quality deliverance to clients.”

“We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that help drive partner growth, differentiation and profitability,” Shabahat Bokhari, Partner Account Manager, Cisco. “With specializations in Unified Communications, Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN, CGC has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customized technology solutions as per customer’s demand.”

As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, CGC has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving the four following Cisco advanced specializations: Unified Communications, Routing and Switching, Security, and Wireless LAN. In addition, CGC has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into their offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides CGC access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training required to build sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills, and then validates their skills through a third-party audit.  Cisco resale partner certifications - Gold, Silver, Premier and Select—represent an increasing breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner’s ability to deliver integrated networking solutions. Cisco resale partner specializations -Master, Advanced and Express - reflect an increasing depth of sales, technical and service expertise in particular technologies.  

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