Santa Monica Networks is the 1st Cisco Master Cloud Builder in Finland

Santa Monica Networks Oy has achieved precisious and highly vlaued Cisco Master Cloud Builder sertificate as the first in Finland and only the third in Nordics. The certificate showns Santa Monica Networks' unique capability to build data centers based on Cisco's DC products to support our customers' business requirements.

Tero Alanen, the Director of Partner Business at Cisco Finland, thinks that Santa Monica Networks' achievement is outstanding. "To get MCB certificate, you have to go through rigorous two-day audit. The first is spent showing techical capabilities via lectures and demonstrations. The other ensures that all Santa Monica Networks' processes are aligned with the modern service provider requirements. The technology part goes really deep into modern data center mechanisms and in addition, it also includes technologies from our partners and DC market. This means that Santa Monica Networks has the capability to build highly automized data center solutions and thus ensure that customers' digital visions can be fulfilled", says Alanen.

Kai Vuokko, the CEO of Santa Monica Networks, is happy with this milestone in development of Cisco partnership. "Cisco is very important partner to us and we always ensure that we have the best knowledge of it's technologies in this market. Various certification programs provide concreteness to learning and also show the our level of knowledge to others as well". Vuokko thinks that this certificate will further enhance Santa Monica Networks' advantage in the market. "We have already delivered multiple demanding cloud building projects and I see that also in Finland the usage of modern cloud technologies will increase rapidly. This leads into ever larger and more complicated technology projects", tells Vuokko.

More information:

 

Tero Alanen

Director, Partner Business

Cisco Systems

tel. +358-50-311 2450

talanen@cisco.com

 

Aki Anttila

CTO

Santa Monica Networks Oy

tel. +358-40-7591631

aki.anttila@smn.fi