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November 10, 2016 08:00 ET

Presidio Recipient of Global Award for Enterprise Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit San Francisco 2016

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 10, 2016) - Presidio announced today that it has received a Cisco® Partner Summit Global award for Enterprise Partner of the Year as well as an additional 11 geographic and regional awards, most notably being recognized as Americas Partner of the Year for both Security and Collaboration. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference that took place in San Francisco, California.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

"It gives me great pleasure to recognize our partners' incredible accomplishments, breakthroughs, and innovations that address our customers' most pressing business issues," said Wendy Bahr, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. "I'm honored to present the Enterprise Partner of the Year to Presidio in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers on the path to digitization and true IT transformation."

"Cisco's recognition again this year as the Enterprise Partner of the Year is based on our unique ability to help a customer across IT and business units, bringing them a broad portfolio of digital transformation services," said Bob Cagnazzi, CEO, Presidio. "Being singled out from the Americas partner community for Security Partner of the Year is a testament to Presidio Cyber Risk Management, our next generation approach for security. And being recognized repeatedly as Collaboration Partner of the Year is a strong affirmation of our roots and long history of being a leader in Collaboration, and this year for our leadership in Spark and cloud-based collaboration solutions." He added: "Presidio has been built on the philosophy that we want to excel in every geographic market in which we operate. I can think of no better recognition of that than the awards recognizing us at the Global, Geographic, Americas, National, and Area levels within Cisco."

Presidio was recognized for a total of 12 Cisco awards at the Fall 2016 San Francisco Partner Summit:

Partner of the Year: Enterprise

Partner of the Year: Security
Partner of the Year: Collaboration

Public Sector
SLED Service Partner of the Year
SLED State and Local Government Partner of the Year
Public Sector Architectural Excellence -- Enterprise Networking

Commercial Partner of the Year

Area Partner of the Year Enterprise Partner of the Year SLED Partner of the Year

Commercial Territory Partner of the Year
SLED Partner of the Year

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner Organization and regional executives.

About Presidio

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. We serve almost 7,000 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. More than 2,800 Presidio professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the US in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $2.7 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is owned by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO). For more information visit:

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