SOURCE: PCC Network Solutions

June 12, 2006 08:00 ET

PCC Network Solutions Recognized by Cisco Systems as Outdoor Wireless Mesh Advanced Technology Provider

CHATSWORTH, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 12, 2006 -- PCC Network Solutions announced today it has achieved the Outdoor Wireless Mesh Advanced Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco Systems®. The Cisco® ATP designation is awarded by invitation only and recognizes PCC Network Solutions for its ability to provide the core knowledge and skills required to design and deploy outdoor radio frequency (RF) or radio networks.

"The demand to provide ubiquitous connectivity outdoors via wireless mesh technologies is creating a high-growth market," said Edison Peres, vice president of Cisco's advanced and core technologies, worldwide channels. "The Outdoor Wireless Mesh ATP status indicates that PCC Network Solutions has acquired the expertise to successfully manage its customers' outdoor radio deployments, while providing outdoor wireless operation and support services."

Resource Requirements

Attaining the Outdoor Wireless Mesh ATP status required PCC Network Solutions to first achieve the Cisco Wireless LAN Specialization. In addition, PCC Network Solutions was required to fill the following positions with qualified individuals who have met specific testing requirements: one account manager responsible for outdoor wireless mesh sales methodology and customer engagement, one field engineer responsible for outdoor wireless mesh implementation and post-sales support, and one systems engineer responsible for defining customer requirements and providing pre-sales support.

Customer Satisfaction Requirement

In addition to the personnel requirements, PCC Network Solutions has agreed to meet the Cisco requirements regarding customer satisfaction. These include administering a random customer survey to obtain a customer satisfaction rating. In order to maintain its ATP status, PCC Network Solutions must obtain an average rating of 4.0 out of a possible 5.0 for every five surveys completed.

Lab Requirement

The Outdoor Wireless Mesh ATP designation also requires PCC Network Solutions to build a lab for development and customer-fault replication. The lab must be suitable for the following purposes: proof-of-concept demonstrations, application development, fault replication, network emulation, internal training, and the hot-staging of products.

About PCC Network Solutions

PCC Network Solutions is an integrator of structured cabling systems, data, voice and indoor/outdoor (including Metro Wi-Fi) wireless networks, as well as low voltage systems for security, surveillance, access control and more. We serve the entertainment, professional services, academic and finance industries across the U.S., including city governments, small-medium Business and Fortune 500® companies. We take a consultative approach to design, build and deliver network solutions which use the most up-to-date technology to best serve our customers.

PCC Network Solutions is a privately held company with headquarters in Chatsworth, California, and additional offices in Anaheim, California, Tempe, Arizona, Carrollton, Texas, and Tampa, Florida. For more information about PCC Network Solutions, please visit www.pccinc.com.

Contact Information

  • PCC Network Solutions Marketing
    (800) 313-1911