Last October 28th and 29th was held in Rome the EMEAR Cisco Networking Academy Partner Summit, where PUE was awarded as Premier+ Partner of the Cisco Networking Academy program, the biggest worldwide recognition in which Cisco’s prestigious education project is concerned.

Piotr Pluta, Senior Manager Corporate Affairs EMEAR next to our Manager Director, Orlando Javier Domínguez

This new award, which adds to the received award in 2001 as Best Regional Academy, recognizes the intense work of PUE in Spain in its contribution to the promotion, support and overcoming of the program objectives. Currently, PUE carries out an educational work in more than 300 Cisco Academy centers that trains nowadays a total of 14,000 students nationwide.

From left to right, David de San Benito, CSR Regional Manager Spain; Orlando Javier Domínguez, our Manager Director and Karsten Simons, CSR Regional Manager Europe

The EMEAR Partner Summit gather in its annual summit the program partners for the EMEAR (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia) region with the aim of, in addition to thank the work done of all them, promote the continued growth of the NetAcad program through the transferred know-how and the experiences of all the protagonists in this new edition in Rome.

The various presentations, conferences and workshops presented the latest news related to the program, as well as the new curriculums of LPIC and IoE (Internet of Everything), with different practical activities where attendees could participate actively.

One of the workshops where our technical team, formed by Amador Gabaldón and Ramon de la Rosa were participating, consisted of putting into practice one of these new curriculums with the IoE workshop about the connectivity of devices in the cloud: “Enabling a baseline to connect the unconnected”.

Representatives of Cisco with our NetAcad team, accompanied by Laura Quintana, Global Field Operations Director
Our technical team, Amador Gabaldón and Ramon de la Rosa, in the IoE workshop

Linked to the Cisco Networking Academy program for more than 15 years, PUE has participated in the event in its capacity as ASC (Academy Support Center) and ITC (Instructor Training Center) of the NetAcad program. Both figures recognize it as an authorized institution to give support the Cisco Academies network that participates in the program and to train their instructors.