DORAL, FL--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - United Data Technologies announced today that it is now among those select firms recognized as a Cisco ATP Data Center Unified Computing Partner. This designation is available by-invitation-only to those firms who are able to fulfill Cisco's strict training criteria and program qualifications. Cisco refers to United Data Technologies and other chosen partners in the program as "the elite ecosystem of industry leaders."

To qualify as a Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Authorized Technology Provider, United Data Technologies met a number of stringent requirements, including achieving networking infrastructure and storage networking specializations, as well as demonstrating advanced-level competency across server, storage and virtualization technologies.

"Reducing our customers' IT infrastructure costs and complexity is what Cisco's Unified Computing System is all about," said Scott Byers, Vice President of United Data Technologies. "Earning the ATP Data Center Unified Computer Partner designation reassures our customers of our increasing commitment to this industry-leading technology -- plus demonstrates Cisco's official recognition of our advanced capabilities. Our clients place their confidence in our ability to serve them as an end-to-end industry resource, from initial consultation through successful installation and ongoing support."

Cisco's Unified Computing System unites network, computational, storage access, and virtualization resources in a single energy-efficient system that can reduce the costs and complexity of information technology infrastructure, help extend capital assets, and improve business agility well into the future.

"Taking advantage of an architectural shift in the data center, Cisco's new computing model can help customers transform the data center into a dynamic IT environment with the power to increase productivity, improve efficiency and drive virtualization to an entirely new level," said John Growdon, director, Worldwide Channels Go-to-Market Group at Cisco. "As a Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Authorized Technology Provider, United Data Technologies is a member of an elite ecosystem of industry leaders working with Cisco to stimulate technology innovation, augment service delivery, and accelerate the market adoption of unified computing."

About United Data Technologies:
United Data Technologies (UDT), named one of the 50 fastest-growing IT firms in the U.S. by Everything Channel, is a leading provider of high-performance technology solutions in the Southeast and Midwest United States. The company is dedicated to helping customers maximize their investments in IT by reducing the risk, cost and complexity of deploying next-generation technology (RC2). United Data Technologies partners with top-tier leaders in the industry to provide the latest products, from personal computing, audio visual infrastructure to customized solutions. At United Data Technologies, we believe that your IT experience should always help you "accomplish more." Learn more by visiting

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