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Cisco Recognizes "Smart Everywhere" With Its Annual Smart Services Awards for Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China

BANGKOK, THAILAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/05/12 -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the recipients of its Smart Service Awards at the Cisco® Partner-Led Network Conference in Bangkok. The awards recognize business partners and customers for exceptionally forward-thinking approaches in the delivery and integration of Cisco Smart Services. The recipients demonstrate innovation, expertise, and highly effective working relationships that enable "Smart Everywhere" for businesses and empower the network with intelligence throughout Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China.

Smart Service Awards also underscore Cisco's Partner-Led initiative, which helps to create new growth opportunities for partners, demonstrating commitment to our partners' success and increasing the simplicity, speed and scale of doing business together.

In the second annual Cisco Smart Services Awards program, a new award category recognizing customers who have used Smart Services to gain business insights was added. Cisco congratulates this year's Smart Services Award recipients:

Cisco Smart Services Partner Awards. This award recognizes top Cisco channel partners who used Cisco Smart Services to accelerate the profitable growth of their services business.

  • Data #3 for Australia and New Zealand
  • Joint winners X'IT Services Pte Ltd and Insung Information Co., Ltd. for Asia Pacific
  • Digital China for Greater China
  • Central Data Systems Pvt Ltd. for India
  • NETMARKS INC. for Japan

Cisco Smart Services Vendor Awards. This award recognizes Cisco vendors who have demonstrated innovation in achievement of operational excellence for Cisco Services.

  • TNT Australia Pty Ltd. for Australia and New Zealand
  • Flextronics Penang (Technology) Sdn Bhd. for Asia Pacific
  • Foxconn Technology Group, Fu Hong Jie Technology Service Co., Ltd., for Greater China
  • DHL Supply Chain for India
  • CSK Serviceware Corporation for Japan

Cisco Smart Services Customer Awards. This award recognizes Cisco customers that have used Smart Services to gain better visibility, more accurate information, and deeper understanding about the network, which then allows them to fuel their business performance, efficiency, and productivity.

  • Bank of China for Greater China
  • iYogi Technical Services Ltd. for India

"Cisco is proud to partner with so many well-respected and industry-leading organizations in the Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China region. We are also truly delighted to recognize our customers' successes this year," says Glen Cox, vice president of Services for Cisco Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China. "It is my privilege to recognize the tremendous business outcomes our Cisco Smart Services Award recipients have achieved in delivering and using best-in-class services and approaches that serve as a model to the industry."

Cisco Smart Services Awards are presented at the Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China geographic region level. These awards are designed to recognise exemplary channel, vendor partners and customers who have demonstrated innovative practices, success and unique approaches and programs. All winners are selected by a group of Cisco geographic region and theatre executives.

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