SSP has valued partnerships with the leading technology providers in the industry, including Cisco, AT&T, Websense, Palo Alto Networks, Barracuda, Microsoft, HP, IBM, Symantec, Exinda, EMC Storage, Verio, McAfee, and Blue Socket. Our partnerships give us the power, range, and flexibility to provide our clients with the best custom-tailored solutions on the market.
We're also active members of key industry associations specifically geared to making sure that businesses like yours get the best possible network solutions - VentureTech Network, CompTIA and National Services Network (NSN). These industry partnerships extend our resources for information, training, and technology procurement. They also assure you that we are as qualified as we say we are to get the job done.
Cisco Premier Partners. We're very proud to have attained the status of Cisco Premier Partners. And we recently met the rigorous Cisco personnel levels required for IP Telephony Specialization - one of just a handful of Cisco partners in the United States to achieve this recognition. Our ongoing relationship with Cisco is a double value for you. It means that we have all the resources of an industry giant to bring to your network solution. And it means that you can feel secure, knowing that our expertise and our track record measure up to Cisco's highest standard.
VentureTech Network. We are Authorized Solutions Integrators with VentureTech Networks, a worldwide association of experienced, expert network solutions providers specifically geared towards delivering optimum solutions for growing businesses. As Authorized VentureTech Solutions Integrators, we have access to flexible technology solutions and a nationwide services and support network specifically geared to your business needs.
CompTIA. The Computing® Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a global industry association of more than 8,000 computing and communications companies. Its mission is to foster high levels of professional competence and business ethics in the industry. CompTIA works to shape the technology community with programs that set vendor-neutral standards in certification, e-commerce, customer service, and work-force development.
Our participation in CompTIA means that we have our finger on the pulse of our vital industry. It means we're working with our colleagues and partners to influence advancements in every sector. We share information, ideas, and solutions with colleagues on the cutting-edge of communications and computing. And we bring that expertise to bear when we create a solution for our clients.
National Services Network. SSP is a member of National Services Network (NSN), a national IT service program with strict authorization criteria. This affiliation enables us to extend our services beyond local boundaries to the national level, so it is particularly useful for our clients who have offices outside the San Francisco Bay Area. As NSN members, we can deliver what you need, when and where you need it.