Tampa, Florida — March 1, 2016 — Bright House Networks announced today that it has again achieved the Cisco® Master Service Provider designation and will continue to deliver Cisco Powered Managed MPLS VPN; Cisco Powered Managed Metro Ethernet; Cisco Powered Managed Internet Service; Cisco Powered Managed IP Trunking. This re-certification by Cisco’s Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP) recognizes Bright House Networks as having achieved an elite level of expertise to sell and deliver cloud and/or managed services. To be able to offer these services as Cisco Powered Services, Bright House Networks needed to complete a rigorous third-party audit of its services. This audit verifies that services are delivered with enterprise-class reliability, security and support.
The Master Service Provider designation also recognizes Bright House Networks investment and commitment to providing cloud and managed services at Cisco’s highest standards. The shared goal is to help businesses and organizations realize faster time to value.
“Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions is proud to announce our recertification as a Cisco Master Service Provider, as we enter into our third year operating with this industry distinction,” said Craig Cowden, chief network officer and senior vice president of Enterprise Solutions, Bright House Networks. “This certification, along with Cisco Powered Services, are a powerful addition to the industry-leading managed solutions we offer businesses over our extensive and secure IP core fiber network.”
The partnership between Bright House Networks and Cisco extends into the marketplace as well. Cisco will provide numerous financial incentives and go-to-market benefits in all countries of legal presence. Cisco will also actively sell Bright House Networks cloud services that are Cisco Powered through its own sales channels. In addition, Bright House Networks and Cisco will continue to work together to provide ongoing innovation through these services.