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Altran Achieves Cisco Learning Solutions Partner Status

Palo Alto, Calif. - March 17, 2010, - Altran®, a global innovation, technology, and services company focused exclusively on communications, today announced that it has been authorized as a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner (CLSP) for the Asia Pacific region. CLSP is Cisco’s highest level Learning Partner status.

Benefiting from the long-standing relationship with Cisco, Altran offers several unique advantages that enable the company to deliver the best possible training to its customers:

  • A state of the art Cisco Testing & Training Lab.
  • Deep expertise in advanced Cisco technologies.
  • Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSIs) with many years of industry experience.
  • Teams of experts and mentors - Altran employs over 10% of all Cisco Certified Internetwork Engineers (CCIEs) in India.

A CLSP is authorized by Cisco to offer official certification and training on technical solutions. CLSPs provide the following benefits:

  • Close alignment with Cisco Partner Development and Education (PDE), Learning@Cisco and product team.
  • Access to Cisco enabling software.
  • Uniquely qualified to create, customize and deliver market-leading training using Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSI).

As a CLSP, Altran is authorized to provide Cisco training and certification on a broad spectrum of Cisco’s latest technologies and can customize training to support customers’ particular requirements.

“Cisco is pleased to award our highest training level to Altran, broadening customer access to Cisco certification and product training”, explained Andres Sintes, global director of Cisco’s Worldwide Learning Partner Channel. “We look forward to this expanded partnership with Altran, which now includes authorization as a Cisco Learning Solutions Partner.”

Altran has established deep domain experience on Cisco technologies over the past several years, including extensive knowledge of Cisco products, architecture, hardware, and software.

“We are extremely honored to have achieved the CLSP level - bestowed to Cisco’s elite technology training partners”, said Ajay Gupta, sr. vice president, Service Provider Strategic Business Unit. “Our mutual communications focus has driven a strong relationship between Cisco and Altran, cemented further by this new cooperation”.

About Altran

Altran is the world leader in engineering and R&D services. Altran offers its clients a unique value proposition to meet their transformation and innovation challenges. Altran supports its clients, from concept through industrialization, to develop the products and services of tomorrow and has been working for more than 35 years with major players in many sectors: Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defense & Naval, Rail, Infrastructure & Transport, Energy, Industrial & Consumer, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Software & Internet, Finance & Public Sector. Altran has more than 50,000 employees operating in over 30 countries.

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