VMware- Enterprise Solution Provider
VMware Partners with an Infrastructure Virtualization Solution Competency have demonstrated the ability to virtualize and consolidate server environments using a VMware virtualization solution. You can count on a VMware partner with an Infrastructure Virtualization Solution Competency to provide the safest, smoothest migration and deployment available.
Virtualizing business critical applications is an important step in your Journey to the Cloud. Many customers have virtualized at least one of their business critical applications and the demand is growing rapidly. Run your business critical applications, including Exchange, SQL, SAP, and Oracle, on VMware vSphere® with breakthrough performance and outstanding reliability. In addition, VMware virtualization solution provides fully automated disaster recovery, dynamic security and proactive management of performance, capacity and compliance.
- VMware Partners with a Virtualization of Business Critical Applications (VBCA) Competency will be able to design and implement solutions to virtualize your business critical applications, and help you: Improve Applications Quality of Service (QoS), Increase Applications Availability and Reduce Applications Time to Market
VTSP is an online training program designed to provide Partners with fundamental technical knowledge about VMware vSphere. The goal is to help Partner pre-sales professionals develop the capabilities and gain the confidence to successfully guide customers through product evaluation, selection and installation based on their business requirements and/or existing IT environment.
This industry-recognized certification requires completion of a VMware-authorized training course and hands-on experience with VMware technologies. Achieving the VCP certification confirms that you have the education needed to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments, as well as the skills obtained by a minimum of six months experience with VMware infrastructure technologies.
VSP is a training program designed to give Partners a foundation of general knowledge in VMware products and business practices. This training includes the most recent products and programs, including the vRAM pricing and licensing model, vSphere 5.0 and other cloud infrastructure solutions
Microsoft- Gold Partner, Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft Managed Partner
Earning the Small Business Specialist competency proves PEI’s ability to demonstrate advanced skills and technology expertise, and provide cost-effective services.
The Messaging competency shows PEI’s capacity to leverage our expertise to deliver successful Microsoft Exchange solutions.
The Communications competency demonstrates PEI’s ability to sell, deploy, support, and develop successful Microsoft Lync solutions.
Receiving the Server Platform competency shows our customers that PEI can meet demand with solutions that reduce IT infrastructure costs, reach customers more effectively, and use current resources efficiently, through the use of Windows Server and Windows Server-based infrastructure solutions.
Attaining the Midmarket Solution Provider competency differentiates PEI by demonstrating our expertise in providing critical infrastructure solutions, based on the most current Microsoft desktop, business-management, and server technologies, that are tailored to help midmarket business with their unique challenges.
Earning the Management and Virtualization competency prepares PEI to deliver solutions, based on Microsoft Hyper-V technology and Microsoft System Center that help drive the evolution to private cloud.
The Microsoft Mobility Competency demonstrates PEI’s ability to develop innovative mobile solutions that extend business productivity beyond the office. This is done through seamless integration with our customers’ current IT infrastructures and access to familiar Microsoft technologies, such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint.
Individuals who demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of at least one Microsoft operating system, and have passed the certification exams that proves their technical proficiency and expertise.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications are designed to recognize IT professionals who can design and build solutions across multiple technologies, both on-premises and in the cloud.
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certifications recognize IT professionals who demonstrate skills in planning, deploying, supporting, maintaining, and optimizing IT infrastructures.
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications help IT professionals target specific technologies and distinguish themselves by demonstrating in-depth knowledge and expertise.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certifications validate the core technical skills required to build a sustainable career in IT. MCSA opens the door to multiple career paths and is a requirement for MCSE certifications.
The Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist Program (VTSP) is a select group chosen from the elite in Microsoft’s partner community, whose focus is to augment Microsoft’s internal Technology Specialist team. Their primary role is to communicate the value of Microsoft Solutions to customers and to provide architectural guidance for Enterprise Integration solutions. The Microsoft VTSP program was designed to create a deeper relationship with Microsoft Partners, the Product Teams at Microsoft Corporate, and Regional Microsoft Offices, in order to provide highly skilled solution specialists to Microsoft customers. It is designed to enable a high performance team of partner-based resources to deliver pre-sale activities and resources to empower customers and help them meet their solution and integration needs.
Partner has learned to develop sales, technical, and service capabilities for integrated, highly secure networking solutions.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. Those who achieve CCNP have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.
Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP Voice validates advance knowledge and skills required to integrate into underlying network architectures. Furthermore, this certification validates a robust set of skills in implementing, operating, configuring, and troubleshooting a converged IP network. With a CCNP Voice certification, a network professional can create a collaboration solution that is transparent, scalable, and manageable. The CCNP Voice focuses on Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly Unified CallManager), quality of service (QoS), gateways, gatekeepers, IP phones, voice applications, and utilities on Cisco routers and Cisco Catalyst switches.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs).
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) validates knowledge required to design a Cisco converged network. With a CCDA certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN, WAN, and broadband access for businesses and organizations. The CCDA curriculum includes designing basic campus, data center, security, voice, and wireless networks.
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)Building upon a strong foundational knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2000 or 2003, the Cisco Unity Design Specialist can install, configure, operate, and maintain a Cisco Unity 4.0 system in both stand-alone voice mail and unified messaging environments, and possesses the knowledge and expertise necessary to create a variety of sustainable Cisco Unity design solutions tailored to specific customer requirements.
The Sales Specialist demonstrates a fundamental understanding of the value of IP networks for business and network architectures featuring Cisco routing and switching offerings, and the basic steps required to incorporate wireless and security technologies into the IP Network. The Cisco Express Foundation Sales Specialist has demonstrated the skills and knowledge needed to sell converged IP network solutions.
The Design Specialist demonstrates fundamental understanding of the IP networks, routing and switching concepts, and the basic steps required to incorporate wireless and security technologies in the IP Network. The Cisco Express Foundation Design Specialist can effectively assess customer needs, as well as design and sell converged network solutions. This includes application of Cisco-verified best practices for these tasks and use of the various job aids and tools provided to facilitate successful network design and future growth potential.
The Field Specialist demonstrates fundamental understanding of the IP networks, routing and switching concepts, and the basic steps required to incorporate wireless and security technologies in the IP Network. The Cisco Express Foundation Field Specialist has demonstrated the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively install, configure, operate and support converged IP networks.
Polycom- Solution Provider
Partners with a RealPresence Solutions Specialization achieve the highest degree of expertise within the video conferencing industry and promote open industry standards for unified communications, in line with the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform and its industry-leading open standards-based interoperability with the broadest range of UC environments, apps, and devices.
Polycom offers the RealPresence Immersive Specialization for Partners who improve organizational productivity by accelerating business decisions, lowering operating costs, and environmental impacts with a solid return on investment through sales of Polycom RealPresence Immersive solutions, fully standards-based solutions which deliver an exceptional lifelike visual communications experience.
The Polycom RealPresence Integration Specialization recognizes partner’s ability to integrate Polycom RealPresence video solutions into Microsoft environments.
Polycom video endpoint solutions that enable enterprise-grade video collaboration across any environment; on the go with RealPresence Mobile, in the home office with RealPresence Desktop, at the work office with RealPresence Desktop and RealPresence Room, and in conference rooms with RealPresence Room solutions.
Polycom immersive telepresence solutions that enable enterprise-grade video collaboration across any environment in immersive theaters.
Enterprise-grade reliability, security, availability, and scalability for video networks is provided by the Polycom RealPresence Platform, a comprehensive, open standards-based software infrastructure; includes Universal Video Collaboration, Video Resource Management, Virtualization Management, Universal Access and Security, and Video Content Management.