April 19, 2005 - (HOSTSEARCH.COM) - Web hosting provider and ISP Covad Communications announced today that it received an award during The Cisco Partner Summit 2005 recognizing Covad as the Service Provider Innovation winner for 2004.
"Our Service Provider partners are critical to our success," said Nigel Williams, vice president of WW SP Channels, Cisco Systems. "At the 2005 Cisco Partner Summit, I had the privilege of recognizing Covad for the innovative work they've done in the areas of partnering with Cisco and creating new managed services in 2004. I would like to congratulate the entire Covad team on an award-winning year."
The award for 2004 Service Provider Innovation was based on a number of factors, including: creating scalable best practices; the delivery of new, creative services to the market that differentiate both Cisco and the partner, and building a partnership with Cisco that is in synch with Cisco's overall channel strategy.
"Covad is pleased to receive this award from Cisco. Working together, we have launched unique marketing campaigns for Covad VoIP, our business-class hosted voice service," said Debbie Jo Severin, vice president of marketing for Covad. "Moving forward, we will continue to build upon our partnership with Cisco by strengthening our go-to-market engagement in the field and developing new and innovative programs around our Cisco-based services."