Core BTS: Wins slew of industry recognitions

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Core garners unique combination of certifications and awards

MADISON, Wis. – Core BTS, Inc. (Core), a national technology infrastructure and collaboration company with offices in Madison, has been recognized by some of the world’s biggest technology brands and industry publications.

As Core continues to expand and strengthen its portfolio of capabilities, it counts many local, regional and national companies and organizations among its clientele, including University of Wisconsin-Madison, Baker Tilly and Dean Health Systems.

Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction and Break Away Partner of the Year

Core was also awarded Cisco Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence by Cisco Systems.

According to the announcement, this particular recognition “is the highest distinction a partner can achieve within the Cisco Channel Partner Program.”

The award is based on customer satisfaction scores submitted to the California-based technology giant’s website. Those marks are then factored into Cisco’s worldwide assessment process, which ultimately decides the winner.

On top of its latest success, Core can also tout a rare business arrangement when it comes to Cisco. The company is actually 1 of only 15 businesses in the United States that combines Cisco Gold Partner status with Cisco Master Unified Communications Specialization and Cisco Master Managed Services Specialization.

As for the Break Away Partner of the Year honor, Core BTS was chosen from a select group of Cisco partners in recognition of their outstanding achievements in 2010. Core’s close relationship with Cisco means that they have access to the best training and the best products Cisco produces.

“Core BTS is proud to accept the ‘Break Away Partner of the Year’ award, which is a direct result of our entire team’s effort and success in 2010,” says Teri Bruns, Vice President, Corporate Sales U.S. at Core. “Core’s double-digit growth, Master achievement in both Unified Communications and Managed Services and continued evolution of our solution selling approach broke us away from the pack.”

Everything Channel’s CRN Tech Elite 250 and Top 100 Health-Care VAR

Recently, Core was named to the Everything Channel’s inaugural CRN Tech Elite 250 list.

According to an announcement release, the Tech Elite 250 list “serves as the industry’s definitive list of VARs with both deep technical expertise and premier certifications. The organizations recognized are best-of-breed integrators who have invested in technical know-how and earned premier certifications in the areas of data centers and infrastructure to better serve customers in North America.”

As for Core’s placement on the Top Health-Care list, the publication’s website notes, “a strong, midmarket health-care focus as part of its many vertical market specialties, Core BTS’ mix includes application development, collaboration, managed services, data center, security and compliance, and UC.”

Microsoft Gold Competency in the Microsoft Partnership Network

Core announces it has achieved Gold Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.

To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, and submit customer references that demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey.

About Core BTS

Core’s vision is focused on enhancing, elevating and enabling I.T. experiences across the globe. To accomplish this vision, Core combines top-tier partnerships with global manufacturers, five major solution areas and Experience Management Services to deliver the most complete, customer-centric I.T. experience no matter what industry your organization resides. The Core difference is in bringing clients the expertise, availability, knowledge and talent of its 350 person team to yield consistent, predictable and quantifiable results for your organization.