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Misco Achieves Cisco Gold Certification

WEYBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misco UK Limited, a subsidiary of Systemax Inc. [NYSE:SYX], announced today it has achieved Cisco® Gold Certification.  To earn Gold Certification, Misco had to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in all architectures to demonstrate their competency, service, support and customer satisfaction.

Misco UK's Executive Vice President, Gary Withington, commented, "The Cisco Gold Certification is recognised as the pinnacle of reseller accreditations and we are immensely proud to be acknowledged for the investment we have made in order to become a trusted and certified services provider in all elements of our business.  We are fully committed to delivering excellent service to our Cisco customers and our Cisco Gold certification validates our skills in the technologies and services we offer."

"We are committed to providing the tools, training and programs that facilitate partner growth, differentiation and profitability," said Edison Peres, Senior Vice President of worldwide channels at Cisco. "With specialisations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN, Misco has made an investment in developing the capability to deliver the integrated and customised technology solutions that today's customers demand."

The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides a framework for partners to build the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills required to deliver Cisco solutions to end customers. Through the program's specialisations and certifications, Cisco recognises a partner's expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco advanced technologies and services. Using a third-party audit process, the program validates a partner's technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and post-sales support capabilities, and other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.

As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Misco UK has met the requirements for attaining the broadest range of expertise across multiple technologies by achieving Cisco advanced specialisations in unified communications, routing and switching, security, and wireless LAN. In addition, Misco UK has integrated Cisco Lifecycle Services into its offerings and is required to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction. Cisco Gold Certification provides Misco UK with access to comprehensive sales, technical, and lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco.

About Misco

Misco is a leading IT reseller of technology and related products and associated support services.  Misco is a subsidiary of Systemax Inc., which also has operations in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands and Sweden and an online presence in Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and Ireland.  Systemax Inc. is a Fortune 1000 company listed on the NYSE/Euronext [NYSE:SYX].

About Systemax Inc.

Systemax Inc. (www.systemax.com), a Fortune 1000 company, sells industrial and technology products through a system of branded e-Commerce websites, relationship marketers and retail stores in North America and Europe. The primary brands are Global Industrial, MISCO, Inmac Wstore and TigerDirect.

Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries.

Media Contact

Jolanda Peters
Systemax EMEA Technology Group
Telephone: +31 2 054 574 113
Email: [email protected]

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SOURCE Systemax Inc.; Misco UK Limited

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