KCI, Inc., the global information technology connectivity company, has been awarded the coveted ‘Verizon Supplier Recognition’ Award for outstanding performance in the ‘IT Products and Services’ category, for the year 2011, by Verizon Communications, a global leader in delivering broadband, cloud, Global IP and wireless communications services. The annual award recognizes Verizon’s top suppliers that have helped the communications leader provide exceptional service to its customers. KCI, Inc. was selected for the award at the 2011 Verizon Annual Supplier Recognition program held recently, at Verizon’s headquarters on March 26 and March 27, 2012 in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
Jeff Klein, President & Founder, of KCI, Inc. received the award on behalf of the KCI Team. KCI, Inc. is a strategic supplier for Verizon and provides maintenance, engineering and End-of-Life service to the communications giant. The company works with Verizon by providing legacy maintenance which helps Verizon keep down costs to aid its competitive position. Speaking on this achievement, Wayne Duglin, Executive Vice President of Engineering and Support Services, said, “This award reconfirms our strategic approach to extending the life of technology by providing a world class support model that is as good or even better than manufacturer’s maintenance.”
Jeff Klein, President & Founder, said, “This award reconfirms our commitment to support Verizon as it develops competitive edge products and technologies and stays ahead of the competition. It is indicative of how KCI, Inc. makes American businesses more competitive.” Selection by Verizon for the Supplier Recognition award was based on exemplary contract performance in the prior year, exceeding Verizon’s quality management objectives, adherence to contract specifications and achieving corporate safety goals.
KCI, Inc. is America’s leading maintenance specialists of legacy Storage Area Networks. The company, established in 1982, maintains Brocade, McData, Cisco, CNT, InRange, Telenex and IBM switches and directors. And, also supports EMC, NetApp, HDS and Oracle storage. KCI, Inc. offers customers full legacy support for aging infrastructure at vastly reduced prices. Through a network of fourteen field support offices and two test labs, KCI, Inc. maintains over 3000 machines at over 350 locations across the country. Today over 50 of the top 200 companies in the country depend on KCI, Inc. for support including the largest banks, the largest service companies, top manufacturers and major government agencies. KCI, Inc. plans to expand its legacy coverage to Ethernet networks and will soon be offering this service as well.
For more information about KCI, Inc., please visit our website at www.TeamKCI.com Contact: KCI, Inc. Corporate Headquarters Ms. Jennifer Campbell 201-934-6500 Ext. 23 Jennifer@teamkci.com