FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VNS Obtains Cisco Premier Certified Partnership
VNS Becomes Only Locally-Owned Premier Partner
Fresno, CA, November 7, 2000 -- Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, has authorized Valley Network Solutions (VNS) as a Premier Certified Partner. This designation singles out VNS as one of only three resellers and integrators at this level of certification in the Fresno area. VNS is the only locally-owned Cisco Premier Partner.
According to Daniel Duffy, President and CEO of VNS, all Premier Certified Cisco Partners must meet strict standards for product knowledge, technical ability and customer support. This level of certification requires a consistent level of product knowledge and technical expertise, along with Cisco's industry-leading network solutions. Specific services include standard installation, Cisco product sales, and configuration.
"Attaining this level of certification is an important achievement for our company," Duffy said. "It signifies that we have received extensive training in the sales, design, and support of Cisco networking solutions and that we can effectively service every stage of a networks' development-from network design through installation and configuration."
VNS provides computer network consulting, design and integration services as well as network monitoring, application integration, computer-based telephony, and cabling infrastructure services for small to large companies and organizations. The company focuses on delivering a complete package from design to implementation and on-going support of computer networks to businesses and organizations in Central California.
Valley Network Solutions is a Fresno, California based network consulting and integration services company, providing a local resource for high-end computing services through its team of technical personnel with Silicon Valley experience. The company was founded in 1996 by Daniel Duffy. Mr. Duffy previously founded Internet Service Provider ValleyNet Communications (now known as ProtoSource Network, NASDAQ: PSCO), and has done work for Compaq, Microsoft, Bank of America and several other Fortune 500 customers.
The company founders previously owned, or helped launch numerous ISPs, and have extensive experience with Fortune 500 customers and enterprise computing environments, and can provide businesses with a local resource to that kind of enterprise expertise. Each team member possesses advanced network certifications such as MCSE, CCNA, MCSE+I, MCP, MCNE, SANA, CCA, ASE and A+. Our real-world experience with enterprise clients, coupled with practical network expertise and business skills allow us to create corporate infrastructures that are reliable, manageable, and capable of sustaining the most demanding e-business environments. VNS is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider and Sun Developer, as well as authorized reseller for several of the computer industries most respected tier one brands.
The Company provides services primarily to clients in the central valley of California. Founded in 1996, the company is a member of the Fresno and Clovis Chambers of Commerce as well as the Better Business Bureau of Central California, is privately held and locally owned.
The company can be reached at (559) 650-2600, or via our website: www.vns.net.
For More Information Contact:
Valley Network Solutions, Incorporated
364 W. Fallbrook Avenue, Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93711-5858