Philippine telecom company ePLDT, Inc., an industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions to enterprises in the Philippines, was awarded as the 2-Tier Partner of the Year by Cisco Philippines during the recently concluded Cisco Partner Conference 2017 at Solaire Resort and Casino, Manila City. The Award is given to organizations that set the standards in revenue growth performance and commitment to innovation.
ePLDT helped Cisco expand its business to new geographies by winning key deals in the BPO sector through its unique service offerings.
According to Nerisse Ramos, ePLDT Group Chief Operating Officer, it was ePLDT’s strategic imperative to drive managed service growth that brought about big wins from enterprise verticals primarily in BPO, Hospitality and Manufacturing.
“We want to thank Cisco for recognizing our efforts in bringing innovative solutions to enterprises that solve their real-life business concerns,” Ramos said. “Our company has been setting the pace for IT innovation in the country. And with our long-standing and still growing partnership with Cisco, we will can enable fresher and more relevant technologies as well as value-creating IT solutions to the country.”
Eric Alberto, ePLDT Group President and CEO, added that the Award epitomizes ePLDT’s stronghold as a trusted partner in the country’s IT industry, which was built with its investments in global-quality infrastructure, and more importantly, in world-class expertise.
“We have a strong team of pacesetters who are committed to delivering best-of-breed solutions to businesses—a team that is customer-centric which creates solutions that matter,” Alberto said.
In 2014, ePLDT won the same Cisco 2-Tier Partner of the Year Award for meeting requirements in personnel, support and specialization. The digital innovator demonstrated that it has the capability to sell, install and manage Cisco products and services in the country.
Jovy Hernandez, First Vice President and Head of PLDT and Smart Enterprise Groups said: “SMEs and Large enterprises in the country need a reliable partner that can help them drive their growth. That’s what ePLDT does, offering the right solutions backed by the right people to enable businesses not only to thrive but to innovate and disrupt.”
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