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CSP's Modcomp Subsidiary Achieves Cisco Powered Designation for Managed Unified Communications & Managed Security Services
Billerica, Mass - May 8, 2009 CSP, Inc. announced today its Modcomp subsidiary has achieved a Cisco Powered designation for Managed Business (Unified) Communication, Firewall and IDS/IPS, by establishing the resources and procedures to deploy, manage and support Cisco Powered Unified Communications & Security services.
"We are delighted to work with Cisco to achieve a Cisco Powered designation and become a member of Cisco's Managed Services Channel Program, which will allow us to work with Cisco and our customers on a global basis" said CSP Chairman, CEO and President Alexander Lupinetti. Our relationship with Cisco enables us to continue to grow and scale our Managed Services business in a repeatable and predictable fashion worldwide, allowing better and more consistent results for our customers."
A Cisco Powered designation recognizes a solution provider's investment in the tools and processes necessary to provide high-quality network-based managed services. It not only acknowledges that the managed service provider has invested in industry-leading Cisco solutions, but also entitles the solution provider to take advantage of Cisco resources to envision, build, market and sell its managed services, contributing to market acceptance and adoption.
"The market is moving toward the broad adoption of managed services as companies are shifting from managing their own IT infrastructure to buying technology as a service," said Edison Peres, senior vice president of the worldwide channels go-to-market group at Cisco. "By achieving Cisco Powered designations, Modcomp has made an investment in obtaining the training, skills and knowledge necessary to play a pivotal role in meeting this increasing demand for its customers on a global basis."
In addition, participation in the Cisco Managed Services Channel Program indicates that Modcomp's Cisco Powered services have undergone a rigorous third-party assessment and have met requirements based on the Information Technology Infrastructure Library® (ITIL) framework of best practices and market and industry requirements.
About CSP, Inc.
Based in Billerica, Massachusetts and founded in 1968, CSP Inc. and its subsidiaries develop and market best-of-breed IT solutions, systems integration services, and high-performance computer systems. CSP's Systems segment includes the MultiComputer Division, which supplies high-performance Linux cluster systems for a broad array of defense applications, including radar, sonar and surveillance signal processing. The Company's MODCOMP, Inc. subsidiary, also part of its Service and Systems Integration segment founded in 1970, is a leading provider of IT solutions and systems integration services for complex IT environments. MODCOMP works with third parties to develop cutting edge solutions in the global IT markets and has offices in the U.S., U.K. and Germany. More information about CSP is available on the company's website at www.cspi.com. To learn more about MODCOMP, Inc., consult www.modcomp.com
The Company wishes to take advantage of the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to statements that may be deemed to be forward-looking under the Act. Such forward-looking statements may include, but are not limited to, the benefits of attaining Cisco Powered designation for Managed Business (Unified) Communications and Managed Security Services, as well as meeting the demand from its customers for mangaged services. The Company cautions that numerous factors could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements made by the Company. Such risks include general economic conditions, market factors, competitive factors and pricing pressures, and others described in the Company's filings with the SEC. Please refer to the section on forward-looking statements included in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange commission.
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