Presidio to Offer Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution
NEW YORK, NY, Sep 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Presidio, the nation's leading provider of Professional and Managed
Services for advanced IT solutions, announced today that it has added
Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS) to their portfolio of Managed
Built on Cisco's Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), Presidio HCS is
an "as-a-service" suite of Cisco Collaboration applications,
including Cisco Unified Communications, Cisco Unity(R) Connection,
Cisco Unified Presence, Cisco Unified Mobility, and Cisco Attendant
Console. Presidio HCS allows organizations to adopt and rapidly
deploy new or existing applications in a utility fashion without
having to make capital investments and commit internal resources.
Presidio can automate the provisioning, assurance, and billing
mediation for applications while customizing deployment to the user.
Dave Hart, CTO of Presidio, commented, "We continue to grow and
evolve our Managed Services offerings to meet the needs of our
clients. A cloud-based offering like Presidio HCS enables our
clients' flexibility in how they take advantage of collaboration
applications to enable business outcomes for their organizations.
Companies that choose to deploy collaboration services in a hosted or
cloud model can deploy unified communications and other collaboration
functions on a per-user, per-month fee. In some cases this is a huge
benefit from a time to market and long term cost of ownership
"The growth of cloud collaboration services is being fueled by
customers' demand for cost-effective, productivity-enhancing
communications applications, and innovative new hosted service
offerings from providers, such as our valued partner, Presidio," said
Richard McLeod, senior director, collaboration sales at Cisco.
"Presidio HCS delivers flexible deployment models for different
customer sizes and requirements, as well as capital expense savings
and operational efficiencies for customers."
Presidio has a long history of supporting unified communications and
will leverage their existing support expertise in a follow-the-sun
model. Presidio HCS will be offered in all of their 50+ offices
around the country.
Presidio is the leading provider of Professional and
Managed Services for advanced IT solutions. We help our clients
leverage technology to better connect with their employees, business
partners and customers. We connect people, every day and everywhere.
More than 2,000 Presidio IT professionals, 1,000 of whom are highly
certified consulting engineers, are based in 50+ offices across the
US. We serve our clients through a unique, local delivery model while
capitalizing on our scale as a multi-billion dollar industry leader.
We are passionate about driving results for our clients and
delivering the highest quality of service in the industry.
Chief Marketing Officer
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