• Become a Collaboration Architecture Specialised Partner with Comstor
  • new! Express Collaboration requirements have changed, giving you a lower entry point
  • new! Simplified ATP Telepresence – focus on selling Telepresence with no demo requirements

The Cisco Collaboration Architecture Specialisation helps your company:

  • Develop sales, technical, and service capabilities for integrated networking solutions
  • Increase technical competency within your company
  • Achieve recognition as a Specialised Partner in the Cisco Partner Locator

This specialisation also entitles you to a range of additional benefits. You can:


Cisco Collaboration Architecture Specialisation tests knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the Collaboration Architecture at Express or Advanced Levels.


Express Requirement:

  • Account Manager
  • Systems Engineer
  • Field Engineer

Advanced Requirement:

  • Account Manager
  • Systems Engineer
  • Field Engineer


Plus Cisco Unity Specialist, Cisco UC on UCS specialist, Cisco Webex Design Specialist, Cisco IP Contact Centre Express Specialist


ATP Telepresence

Cisco recently changed the rules governing access to previously restricted ATP video equipment.

The ATP is still a fully functioning Cisco programme (ATP= Advanced Technology Partner) with are levels: Express, Advanced, Advanced Plus and Master ATP.

All Cisco Partners now have access to Video products covered by the Express ATP level.

There is no mandatory requirement to buy any Demonstration/Lab kit, and no obligation to take any of the Cisco video exams. If a partner wants to become accredited and recognized by Cisco on Partner Locator, all they have to do is pass two Cisco Video exams. Cisco 650-292 for the Account Manager Role and 650-294 for the Field Engineer. The approximate cost associated with this is $1770 including a two day training course and all Pearson Vue Exams. We think it would be advisable to have some demo equipment, and video skus are now available under the usual NFR programme. The CCC has 4 demo units available to partners. Two EX60s and Two Sx20s.

The Commercial benefit of becoming ATP Express is that VIP Express is a rebate which Cisco will pay to partners as a % of TP sales each quarter. OIP and Cisco Partner Core Bridge services become available too.

With these changes the product access now available to partners is very wide including VCS Control and VCS Expressway for Call control and video Firewall traversal. TMS. MCUs (Multipoint control units) 4501, 4200 series and 4505.

Utilise Comstor Collaboration Club to accelerate your ATP Telepresence accreditation. Contact Us for more info and to discuss ATP Telepresence

For more info on Cisco ATP Express programme


Cisco Accreditations can be complex and challenging.  As a Collaboration Club Partner we can support you through requirement maze – and often save you money.  With a Collaboration Training Audit our team will run a 1 2 1 webex to analyse your current status and match up requirements to your chosen accreditation.  This invaluable resource often throws up accreditations within your company you didn’t know you had, reducing your investment straight away!  It will also produce the most streamlined and cost effective path to the rewards certification will bring.

Contact Us for more information about a free Collaboration Training Audit

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