The award was presented at Cisco Partner Summit, which took place in Las Vegas, NV, at Mandalay Bay.
Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “What an outstanding achievement to be recognised by Cisco as a global leader for the fifth year in a row. The Data#3 and Cisco strategies are closely aligned, and combined with our unique lifecycle approach, enable us to deliver the digital future, together.”
Cisco Vice President for Australia and New Zealand, Ben Dawson, said, “It’s fantastic to see Australian partners leading in a global forum. Congratulations to the Data#3 team on your outstanding achievement. The strength of our partnership underpins our unparalleled success. I look forward to continuing our work together to help customers respond to their business challenges.”
Combining the experience of hands-on cyber security specialists from Data#3 with its dedicated consulting team, Business Aspect, Data#3 has one of the most mature and highly accredited security teams in Australia.
Data#3 Chief Technology Officer, Graham Robinson, who accepted the award at the event, commented, “The security threats faced by Australian businesses only continue to escalate, and organisations need to be well positioned to protect, detect and respond to threats.”
“At Data#3, cyber security is treated not only as an operational imperative, but as a strategic enabler for our customers. Leveraging the breadth of the Cisco portfolio, our security practice aligns and embeds technology into customer environments, protecting business critical assets and addressing risks which can impede business growth. Congratulations to both the Data#3 and Cisco teams,” concluded Robinson.
Data#3 is a Cisco Gold Partner focused on helping customers to deliver their digital future through the use of Cisco technology. Data#3 is also a specialised Master Security, Master Collaboration, and Master Enterprise Networking partner.
Working in partnership with Cisco, Data#3 continues to pioneer the lifecycle approach; providing guidance, mentoring, and change management services to help companies connect the dots from their technology investments to the outcomes they seek.