Red River Wins Three Coveted Awards at 2016 Cisco Partner Summit

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New England-Based Systems Integrator Named Americas Public Sector Federal Civilian Agency Partner of the Year, Federal Service Partner of the Year, and Architectural Excellence – Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year

CLAREMONT, N.H. – March 11, 2016 – New Hampshire-based Red River, a leading technology integrator, announced today that it is the recipient of three Cisco® Partner Awards, including Americas Public Sector Federal Civilian Agency Partner of the Year, Public Sector Federal Service Partner of the Year and Public Sector Architectural Excellence – Enterprise Networking Partner of the Year. Cisco revealed the winners during its annual partner conference last week in San Diego, California.

“Red River is honored to receive these prestigious Cisco partner awards and to be recognized for our exceptional Cisco Systems capabilities and expertise, particularly in the Federal arena,” said Jeff Sessions, President, Red River. “Red River has once again distinguished itself as a proven partner in helping customers leverage Cisco technologies to transform infrastructure and broaden capabilities in the Public and Federal marketplace.”

Cisco Partner Summit Theatre awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across the United States. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner Organization and regional and theatre executives.

This is the second straight year that Red River has won the Federal Civilian Agency Award, which speaks to the depth of the company’s relationships with its Federal customers and Cisco itself. The Federal Service Partner of the Year Award is the third Services award Red River has garnered in the last four years. The company’s Simplified Support program stands out in the marketplace for its ability to cut through confusion for customers regarding ELAs and consolidated contracts. The Architectural Excellence Award recognizes Red River’s superior ability to couple engineering expertise with Cisco’s cutting edge technologies to solve customer challenges and meet mission-critical demands.

The three new awards are just the latest accolades for Red River and serve to strengthen the company’s committed partnership with Cisco. Red River is a longstanding Cisco Gold Certified Partner with a broad range of expertise in advanced Cisco technologies. The company is one of only a handful of partners who hold both Master Collaboration and Master Security Specializations in the Federal space and was the first Federal Partner to earn Cisco’s Advanced Internet of Things (IoT) Connected Safety and Security Specialization in 2015. Red River holds the highest level Customer Satisfaction Rating of Excellent and has a proven record of helping customers utilize Cisco technology to empower collaboration, meet existing and future security threats, and establish a reliable and secure network infrastructure.

The Cisco Partner Summit is attended by more than 2,100 global attendees from Cisco’s eco-system of partners representing more than 1,000 companies worldwide from more than 75 countries.

About Red River
Founded on the core values of hard work, honesty and integrity, Red River is a leading technology integrator. The company’s technology expertise and mission-critical experience helps its customers optimize their business processes and enhance the value of their technology investments. Red River earned its reputation as a leading technology integrator by delivering best-in-class security, network and cloud solutions to military, intelligence and civilian agencies and the companies that serve them. We combine an uncommon work ethic with exceptional service to deliver performance beyond expectations to its customers, partners and suppliers. Follow Red River on Twitter at @ThinkRed. For more information please call 800.769.3060 or visit


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