Cisco Names Insight Canada as Sales Acceleration Partner of the Year

The award adds to Insight’s recent recognitions as Cisco’s 2019 global partner of the year for the Americas, customer experience, marketing and Meraki growth


TEMPE, Ariz., November 27, 2019 – Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT), the global provider of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes, was recognized as the Cisco Canada Sales Acceleration Partner of the Year during the Cisco 2019 Partner Summit held Nov. 4-6 in Las Vegas. 


The Canadian honor adds to Insight’s global recognitions from Cisco as the 2019 Americas Partner of the Year, 2019 Customer Experience Partner of the Year, 2019 Marketing Partner of the Year and 2019 Meraki Growth Partner of the Year-Americas. 


The Cisco Partner Summit awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Global Partner organization and regional executives. Awarded to channel partners who rise to business challenges, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize superior business practices and reward best-in-class methodologies.


As Sales Acceleration Partner of the Year, Insight Canada demonstrated strong growth across Cisco hardware, software and switching solutions as Insight expanded its capabilities in Cloud + Data Center Transformation and Supply Chain Optimization. Insight’s Connected Workforce solutions also aligned well with Cisco’s emphasis this year on collaboration tools for small and midmarket businesses.


“Optimizing the value of IT has never been more critical to our clients. Cisco and Insight cloud architecture solutions and managed services for enterprise networks, data centers, collaboration and security help businesses across all industries stay ahead of changing technology demands,” said John Dathan, senior vice president and general manager, Insight Canada. “Following our recent acquisition of PCM, our expanding reach across Canada and deeper offerings enhance our ability to help clients realize the full potential of Cisco technologies while accelerating their transformation journey.” 


Overall, Insight was awarded these global recognitions based on collaborative efforts with Cisco:


  • Americas Partner of the Year: With strong solution area alignment, Insight has strategically defined and identified new opportunities to apply Cisco technologies and infrastructure while guiding organizations through intelligent ways to make IT a true business enabler. As a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, Insight maintains more than 2,000 Cisco certifications, including master specializations in collaboration, data center and hybrid cloud, networking, security and service provider technology.
  • Customer Experience Partner of the Year: Insight creates a personalized experience for clients and routinely organizes events with Cisco to help mid-market businesses understand how to optimize Cisco products and integrate them with Insight’s end-to-end digital transformation solutions. Insight employs dedicated Customer Experience teams to optimizing Cisco-focused architecture and software throughout their lifecycle.
  • Marketing Partner of the Year: Using an omni-channel approach to managing clients’ needs, Insight creates customized content that matches clients’ unique buyer journeys. In the past year, Insight introduced data-analysis and predictive-analytics tools along with an advanced artificial intelligence engine serving as a digital client-relations agent that drives intuitive email conversations to qualify leads for sales.
  • Meraki Growth Partner of the Year (Americas region): Insight emerged in 2019 as one of Cisco’s largest Meraki partners in the Americas, as its Digital Innovation solutions leverage Meraki’s application programming interface, enabling clients to buy Meraki as a managed service.


“It gives me great pleasure to recognize these partners who continue to demonstrate superior performance and drive value for our customers. They demonstrate superior leadership and innovation to help enterprises solve complex problems,” said Oliver Tuszik, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, Cisco. “It’s an honor to present the Sales Acceleration Partner of the Year to Insight Canada in recognition of its outstanding achievement in helping customers respond to their business challenges.”


Previously this year, Insight was recognized as the Marketing Velocity Innovator of the Year for both Canada and the United States and the U.S. Cisco Contact Center Growth Partner of the Year.


For more information on how Insight can help businesses optimize their IT with Cisco, visit our Cisco partner page or call 800-INSIGHT. 



About Insight

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of Digital Innovation, Cloud + Data Center Transformation, Connected Workforce, and Supply Chain Optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run business smarter. Discover more at NSIT-M



Scott Walters
Insight Enterprises
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About Insight Enterprises

Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT.

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