SOURCE: TWD & Associates, Inc.

TWD & Associates, Inc.

June 05, 2012 09:24 ET

TWD & Associates, Inc. Recognized by Cisco as an Authorized Digital Media System Partner in the U.S.

Company Continues to Enhance Its Collaboration Offerings

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - Jun 5, 2012) - TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD), a communication and collaboration solutions provider for the public sector, announced today that it has achieved Authorized Digital Media System (DMS) Partner status from Cisco. This designation recognizes TWD as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco DMS solutions.

The Cisco Digital Media System enables organizations to create, manage and access compelling digital media to easily connect customers, employees, partners, students and others anywhere, anytime. It is a flexible and comprehensive solution for publishing dynamic content to both on-premises digital signage displays (Cisco Digital Signage) and the desktop (Cisco Desktop Video). Using the network as the platform, the Cisco DMS provides customers across a wide variety of industries with innovative tools for marketing, sales, education and training, communication and collaboration.

"We are pleased to add the Cisco DMS suite into our toolset," said Chris Ackerman, Vice President of Enterprise Information Technologies, TWD. "TWD is working with our customers to implement creative and truly collaborative environments, increasing the effectiveness of technological tools and mission efficiency, to create a best value for government. We have already put our capability in play and are delivering distributed IP signage and IPTV today."

"Cisco Authorized Partners are instrumental in helping our customers successfully deploy some of the most sophisticated networking solutions in the market today," said Steve Benvenuto, Director of Business Development, Worldwide Channels Go-to-Market Group, Cisco. "As a Cisco Authorized DMS Partner, TWD has made an investment in the training necessary to fully sell, deploy and support Digital Media System solutions to customers."

To qualify for Cisco Authorized DMS Partner status, TWD had to meet a number of requirements, including sales and technical training, the deployment of the DMS Practice Accelerator Kit and participation in services training designed to enhance and aid customer satisfaction and experience.

The Cisco Authorized Partner Program is part of Cisco's go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. It is open to all partners, is free of product suite restrictions and is designed to help define the knowledge, skills and services necessary to successfully sell, deploy and support a subject technology. As markets mature and technologies progress along the adoption curve, some Authorized Partner Programs may migrate to Cisco Specializations.

About TWD & Associates, Inc.
For 20 years, TWD & Associates, Inc. (TWD) has built and maintained communication and collaboration solutions for executive-level, national security-focused organizations. The Arlington, VA-based company employs highly-certified technical experts to offer cost-effective solutions that meet mission requirements. For additional information on TWD, please visit

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