BT continues to make progress in the U.S. market, and achieving Cisco's Master Unified Communications (UC) specialization is another indication that its efforts in the region are paying off.
By gaining this specialization--a rigorous program that requires Cisco's resale channel partners to attain Advanced UC Specialization--BT has proven its ability to sell, deploy and support Cisco's UC solutions.
Gaining Cisco UC certification complements BT's move to extend its hosted IP voice services, which were initially launched with Cisco last December and later to the U.S. market this July.
While the UC market is clearly still nascent, Michael Boustridge, president, BT Global Services, Multi-National Corporations, said that by growing its "expertise in Unified Communications (UC) will enable us to continue successfully delivering integrated, multiple UC solutions and applications integration in areas such as contact center, unified messaging, rich media, mobility and presence solutions to our MNC customers."
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