LaSalle Solutions Achieves Advanced Unified Communications Specialization From Cisco in the United States

LaSalle Solutions Achieves Advanced Unified Communications Specialization From 
Cisco in the United States 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 --  LaSalle Solutions
announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Unified
Communications Specialization from Cisco(R). This specialization
recognizes LaSalle Solutions as having fulfilled the training
requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support
comprehensive Cisco Unified Communications solutions.  
"Customer networks are no longer confined to the tangible office --
they are spread across mobile and global networks," says Steven Robb,
President - Solutions Group, LaSalle Solutions. "We work with our
customers to better plan and adapt to these growing collaboration and
communications networking challenges. Cisco's Advanced Unified
Communications Specialization enables us to be innovators in creating
the best solutions and offerings for their unique needs."  
"As a Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partner,
LaSalle Solutions' investment in the training required to provide
integrated, collaborative and adaptive unified communications
solutions rank them among the industry's most qualified," said
Richard McLeod, director of unified communications for worldwide
channels at Cisco.  
The Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization is designed
to help Cisco resale channel partners -- whether small to
medium-sized businesses or enterprise-scale organizations -- meet a
wide range of customer needs. It allows partners to focus on unified
communications market opportunities that require advanced product
knowledge and the ability to deploy solutions over multiple sites and
geographies. Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized
Partners are specialists in building solutions based on the
industry-leading Cisco Unified Communications portfolio. These
products include Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Unity Connection,
Cisco Unity voice messaging and unified messaging, and Cisco Unity
Express, Cisco Unified Contact Center Express, Cisco Unified
Videoconferencing and Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express. 
The Cisco Resale Channel Program provides partners with the training
required to build sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services
skills, and then validates their skills through a third-party audit.
Cisco resale partner certifications -- Select, Premier, Silver and
Gold -- represent an increasing breadth of skills across key
technologies and a partner's ability to deliver integrated networking
solutions. Cisco resale partner specializations -- SMB, Express,
Advanced and Master -- reflect an increasing depth of sales,
technical and service expertise in particular technologies. Achieving
Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization also provides
LaSalle Solutions access to comprehensive sales, technical, and
lifecycle services training and support available from Cisco. 
About LaSalle Solutions:
 LaSalle Solutions ( is a
leading provider of life-cycle management services for technology and
capital assets. From acquisition and financing through IT asset
management, maintenance and disposition, LaSalle's processes,
outstanding customer service, and powerful online toolset LAMP,
enable customers to more economically and effectively manage time,
maintenance credits, as well as equipment deployment, tracking and
Founded in 1980, LaSalle Solutions is an independently operated
company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of MB Financial Bank, N. A. MB
Financial Bank's holding company, MB Financial, Inc., is traded on
the NASDAQ as "MBFI". 
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LaSalle Solutions and LAMP are registered trademarks of LaSalle
Solutions in the United States. 
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the U.S. and other countries. 
Press Contact:
Steven Robb
LaSalle Solutions 
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