Heartland Business Systems: Wins two awards at Cisco Partner Summit 2012

Press Contact:
Rick Berg
Director of Marketing & Communications
Heartland Business Systems

LITTLE CHUTE, WI – May 9, 2012– Heartland Business Systems announced today that it is the recipient of two Cisco Partner Summit theater awards for Public Sector K-12 Partner of the Year and Central U.S. SLED (State, Local & Education) Partner of the Year. Cisco unveiled the winners April 17 at its annual channel partner conference in San Diego, Calif.

“Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organizations, and it is an honor to recognize Heartland Business Systems as a Cisco Partner Summit theater award winner,” said Jim Sherriff, senior vice president, Americas Partner Organization at Cisco. “The Public Sector K-12 Partner of the Year and Central SLED Partner of the Year presented to Heartland recognizes its performance and expertise as a Cisco channel partner in 2011.”

Heartland CEO Peter Helander, noting that Heartland was honored by the recognition, reaffirmed the company’s commitment to Cisco as a strategic partner for Heartland. He also praised the work and commitment of the Heartland education sales and engineering team, led by Greg Huza, in providing value-added Cisco solutions to the organization’s clients. “These awards are a testament to the outstanding performance and expertise of our entire organization,” said Helander, “and we expect to continue our collaboration with Cisco and achieve even greater success in the future.”

Cisco Partner Summit awards are presented at three levels: global, geo, and theater. Cisco Partner Summit U.S. and Canada theater awards reflect a partner’s performance in a given geographic region of the United States or Canada.

About Heartland Business Systems
Heartland Business Systems is a leading provider of IT software and hardware solutions, based in Little Chute, Wis., with regional offices in Pewaukee, Wis., and Lisle, Ill. Heartland’s technical resources include more than 130 senior engineers, as well as more than 300 vendor solutions.

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