The first step of your Cisco Partner Plus journey is to engage with Comstor and benefit from Cisco-dedicated account management, outstanding architecture programmes, flexible credit and the UK Distribution’s largest Cisco technical team.
This enables you to get the most out of your relationship with Cisco and prepares you for the Partner Plus Aspire partnership level.
Comstor is here to engage with you from the first day of your journey working towards and growing on the Partner Plus program with a dedicated account manager who is fully trained on all Cisco technologies, promotions, tools and programs. Nowhere else will you find such Cisco expertise for every customer, whatever your size or Cisco status.
You will gain access to Comstor's core services, including instruction on Cisco tools and services, additional discounts with the latest Cisco promotions, Comstor Select accreditation bootcamps and much more.
And we’ll support your growth with dedicated Cisco account management, free pre-sales advice, 18 Cisco engineers and leading credit facilities.
What you get
Welcome introduction by your dedicated Cisco trained account manager
We will show you how to navigate Cisco’s online tools. Your dedicated account manager is your day-to-day contact for quotes/Cisco enquiries and alignment with Cisco teams.
Sales-oriented webinars on services, programs, promos and products
Giving knowledge to make the most from being a Cisco partner.
Invitation to Comstor Select bootcamps
Gaining the Cisco Select accreditation for access to deal registrations and beginning your Cisco partner journey. We will fully fund all required training and exams.
Personalised credit limit facility and Cisco Capital
Comstor’s financing provides you with finance solutions, not just conditions.
Comstor services solutions
If you’re not sure how to position Cisco support services to your customers, let us show you how. With our help you can start bundling SMARTnet with every Cisco hardware sale, adding margin and customer satisfaction to every deal. Our unique services management tool, Comstor Click will assist with contract management, co-termination of contracts and managing your renewals and Comstor SmartPLUS delivers a value add service where we provide first line of support and smart analysis for your services business. Both tools enable you to offer more with less resource and investment.
Our extensive Cisco-focussed team includes 18 Cisco-certified engineers including five Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (Cisco’s highest technical accreditation).
Training and education
Our unique Cisco dedicated training centre gives you access to multiple Authorized Technology Provider programmes and accreditations around Cisco Data Centre, Collaboration, Security and Enterprise Networks.
Supply chain services and inventory management
Our experience and product knowledge provides you with expertise at every stage of your sales cycle and with any Cisco project.
Engage Benefits in a nutshell
What you get from Cisco
Ahead of attaining your Partner Plus Aspire accreditation, you benefit from a mobile app to immediately start sharing success stories with your customers.
With a library of over 500 stories, this free app highlights the best examples of how Cisco technology has been successfully used to deliver real business benefits to customers.
It is available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices, or access via the web.
Meanwhile, you can also access a Cisco feature navigator that allows you to quickly find the right Cisco IOS, IOS XE, IOS XR, NX-OS and CatOS software release for the features you want to run on your network.
Stage one: Engage and on-board with Comstor
Engage Partner Checklist
Start talking to your dedicated account manager
Visit the Comstor EDGE website
Request your Cisco partner welcome kit
Enrol on PPE
Use Comstor Boost for trade
Have a briefing from your Comstor Account Manager on money saving promotions available to you
Utilise Cisco Disti Compass
Become a Cisco Select partner on our funded Select Bootcamps for recognition on Cisco
Use Comstor’s free pre-sales support - 01285 647 070
Use the Cisco Marketing
Take advantage of every element of support as an Engage partner. Once complete you are ready to move to Develop and to work towards becoming Cisco Partner Plus Aspire.
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