Bechtle is Cisco Security Partner of the Year

  • Title recognises outstanding commitment
  • Second award as Marketing Partner of the Year

Neckarsulm, 8 November 2019 – Cisco, at its global partner conference in Las Vegas, has named Bechtle its Architectural Excellence Partner of the Year: Security in Germany. The award is acknowledgment of Bechtle’s advanced expertise and successful business development with Cisco security solutions. Bechtle’s holistic sales strategy was also honoured, earning the company the title Marketing Partner of the Year.

“Cisco’s renewed recognition of our achievements underscores our intensive activities in the field of IT security, which transcends all areas of an organisation and is key to driving digitalisation. Together with Cisco, we give customers access to cutting-edge technology and expertise to effectively protect their assets,” says Michael Guschlbauer, COO, IT System House & Managed Services, Bechtle AG.


With more than 200 IT security specialists and eight dedicated Competence Centres in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Bechtle is a leading provider of IT security solutions for enterprises and the public sector in the region. In Germany, Bechtle can boast Cisco’s Master Security Specialization, the manufacturer’s most extensive and in-depth certification for IT security.


Successful cross-channel marketing

In addition, Bechtle received the award as Germany’s Marketing Partner of the Year. The jury, which is composed of members from Cisco’s Global Partner Organization and top managers from the respective regions, highlighted Bechtle’s holistic sales strategy. This includes integrated campaigns that interweave online marketing, interactive digital content such as webinars, and in-person events designed to transport expert knowledge of the Cisco portfolio.


Picture: (v .l. n. r.) Uwe Peter, Vice President und Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung, Cisco Deutschland, Michael Guschlbauer, Vorstand IT-Systemhaus & Managed Services, Bechtle AG, Randolph Zeilmann, Head of Business Development Cisco, Bechtle, Armin Neumaier, Regional Partner Manager, Cisco Deutschland

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