HUNT VALLEY, MD., March 5, 2013 – TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS), a leading provider of the product and value chain solutions required to build, use and maintain wireless systems, today announced that GigaWave Technologies, a division of TESSCO, is the recent recipient of the Cisco Top Quality Learning Partner Award. In addition, 66% of GigaWave’s instructors received the Top Quality Instructor Award. Cisco unveiled the winners of its 2012 Regional Learning Partner Awards at its Global Learning Partner Conference on January 23, 2013, in Cancun, Mexico.
Cisco Learning Partner Awards are designed to recognize exemplary Learning Partners that demonstrate best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include collaboration with Cisco and other Learning Partners; innovation in developing new programs to enhance the student experience; acceleration of growth; and top quality – recognizing an overall commitment to the highest-quality training and enablement.
“It is a great honor that GigaWave and our instructors have been recognized by Cisco,” commented Charles Sablatura, director of training services, GigaWave Technologies. “This further demonstrates the high quality of training that our courses offer to professionals seeking to achieve wireless certification. Our instructors are not only professionally trained by Cisco, but they also have installer and network development experience – giving them an additional level of expertise. They are the most valuable resource to which our students have access. We look forward to continuing to educate the wireless world.”
“Cisco Learning Partners are an essential element of the Cisco channel strategy, providing best-in-class technical and business readiness authorized training and enablement that propels individuals to achieve successful careers, and their employers to boost profitable sales growth,” said Andres Sintes, senior director, Worldwide Learning Partner Channel for Cisco. “With this recognition, GigaWave Technologies further demonstrates its capabilities, as well as depth and breadth in Cisco’s technical architectures and business solutions, to deliver world-class innovative training and enablement.”
TESSCO Technologies (NASDAQ:TESS), is Your Total Source® for making wireless work. The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. New systems and applications are creating opportunities and challenges at an unprecedented rate. TESSCO is there, thinking in new ways for exceptional outcomes. TESSCO architects and delivers, with innovation, productivity and speed, the product and value chain solutions to organizations responsible for building, using and maintaining wireless broadband systems.
About GigaWave Technologies
GigaWave Technologies offers innovative wireless networking courses for IT professionals who want to know how to design, install, secure, or sell high-performance Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and bridging technologies. A leading provider of WLAN training, curriculum development, and wireless services, GigaWave provides its trademark, high-caliber, hands-on training techniques to progressive organizations across the globe. As an authorized Cisco Learning Partner since 2000, GigaWave develops and delivers much of Cisco’s wireless networking courseware needed to achieve Cisco Wireless Certification, one of the most admired certifications available today. GigaWave Technologies (www.giga-wave.com) is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
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