LaSalle Business Solutions is Tech Data’s Cisco Services VAR of the Year
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 8, 2006
LaSalle Business Solutions, LLC (LBS), a leading provider of IT asset management and maintenance contract services, is pleased to announce it has been named the 2005 Tech Data Cisco Services VAR of the Year. Tech Data, a leading IT products distributor, presented the award to LaSalle for “achieving record-breaking Cisco Systems technical services sales last year.” LaSalle leverages Tech Data to provide its customers with Cisco SMARTnet® technical services and maintenance contracts. Through Tech Data, LaSalle has executed some the industry’s largest Cisco services deals.
“As one of our leading Cisco resellers, LaSalle demonstrates exceptional commitment to providing its customers with innovative service and support,” said Tech Data’s President, The Americas, Ken Lamneck. “Professional IT services are the core of our customers’ value-add and how they differentiate themselves in the marketplace. LaSalle embodies that philosophy, delivering the latest IT services and solutions to their impressive roster of customers ranging from small businesses to large FORTUNE 500 companies. This award salutes that dedication.”
Tech Data presented the award Wednesday, June 21st in front of many of LBS’s customers during the 20th Annual LaSalle Invitational Golf Tournament dinner. The award was presented by Director, Central U.S. VAR Sales Martin Bauerlein of Tech Data to Bob Metzen, President & CEO, Steven Robb, General Manager and Dan Macias, Director of Operations.
Tech Data represents a unique view into the market place for LBS, says Robb. “They have more than 90,000 IT reseller customers worldwide and recognized LBS as their Cisco Services VAR of the year. This recognition supports our belief that our unique business proposition is best in class in the market space and we are thrilled.”
About Tech Data
Founded in 1974, Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:TECD) is a leading distributor of IT products, with more than 90,000 customers in over 100 countries. The company’s business model enables technology solution providers, manufacturers and publishers to cost-effectively sell to and support end users ranging from small-to-midsize businesses (SMB) to large enterprises. Ranked 107th on the FORTUNE 500(R), Tech Data generated $ 20.5 billion in sales for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006. For more information, visit http://www.techdata.com.
About LaSalle Business Solutions
LaSalle Business Solutions (LBS) works with customers to improve operational efficiencies within the IT organization. They provide powerful services through excellent customer service and LAMPSM, a web-based asset management applications toolset, to enable IT managers to more economically and effectively manage administrative time, maintenance credits and equipment deployment, tracking and decommissioning. LBS is a subsidiary of LaSalle Systems Leasing, Inc.
Founded in 1980, LaSalle Systems Leasing, Inc. is a services company providing simple and flexible solutions for life-cycle management of assets from acquisition and financing through maintenance management and disposition of technology and capital assets.
Learn more by visiting http://www.elasalle.com.
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