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Advanced Network Management (ANM) Takes National Award Plus Second Award for West Area at Cisco Partner Summit 2017

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Dallas, Texas, November 3, 2017

Long recognized as a leader in the IT industry for the US Southwest Region, Albuquerque-based ANM has–once again–been recognized for its excellence on a national level. At this year’s Cisco’s Annual Partner Conference in Dallas, Texas, ANM was the recipient of two significant awards: SLED Breakaway Partner of the Year Award (national), as well as the Architectural Excellence Award–Enterprise Networking across the 11-state West Area.

In August, ANM was also recognized on a national level when it appeared on Inc. Magazine’s Annual List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies–the Inc. 5000.

As the recipient of Cisco’s SLED Breakaway Partner of the Year, ANM was lauded for its excellence as the Top SLED (State, Local & Education) Partner in the country in terms of Overall Execution, with 290% Year Over Year Growth. Another proud moment came when ANM took the award for Architectural Excellence–Enterprise Networking. The honor reflects ANM’s tremendous growth in the space of enterprise networking across all segments (Commercial, Enterprise & Public Sector), also calling out ANM’s differentiations and execution in Enterprise Networking across all Cisco partners in the 11 western states. Further, these awards recognize the company for its innovation, leadership, and best practices as a Cisco business partner and its unique sales and go-to-market approach.

Left to Right: Rick Snyder, Senior Vice-President, Cisco Channels Organization Goran Velickovski, Vice-President, ANM Sales Raminder Mann, CEO, ANM Kevin Greene, Director of Sales, Cisco Channels Organization Bill Kohut, Area Vice-President, Cisco Commercial Sales (West)

Raminder Mann, CEO of ANM, accepted the awards on behalf of the company. “I am very pleased to receive these Cisco awards on behalf of the entire ANM team,” stated Mann. “We truly have the most amazing individuals working at ANM, each of whom are personally committed to our ‘customer first’ mentality, which is reflected in our tremendous growth and excellent customer satisfaction across all geographies.”

The Cisco Partner Summit Awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across the country. Award recipients are selected by members of the Cisco Global Partner Organization, as well as select regional and national Cisco executives. More than 2,100 professionals attend the Cisco Partner Summit from Cisco’s eco-system of partners representing more than 1,000 companies worldwide from more than 75 countries.

About ANM

ANM designs, implements, and supports IT solutions from the leading providers of technology, including: Cisco, EMC, Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, and F5. By focusing on these industry leaders and technology trendsetters, they are able to deliver a high level of expertise that is unparalleled in the Southwest Region. ANM has dedicated professionals working with these manufacturers to ensure that their engineers are experts in the products they manage.

ANM enjoys a customer satisfaction rate of 94.9%, as well as an excellent employee retention rate. ANM has become a recognized leader in the Information Technology industry, serving large and mid-size customers. ANM is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM and operates in Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. In addition to Albuquerque, ANM has offices in Denver (CO), Colorado Springs (CO) and Las Cruces (NM).

SLED Breakaway Partner of the Year: This National Level Award highlights ANM as the Top SLED (State, Local & Education) Partner in the country in terms of Overall Execution, with 290% Year Over Year Growth.

SLED, an acronym for State, Local, Education, is a regional award given to top-performing firms servicing state and local governments and educational institutions.

Architectural Excellence – Enterprise Networking: ANM was recognized for its tremendous growth in the space of enterprise networking across all segments (Commercial, Enterprise & Public Sector) in the West. This award calls out ANM’s differentiation and execution in Enterprise Networking across all Cisco partners in the Eleven Western States.