MDSi Achieves Cisco Partner Environmental Sustainability Specialization

Company News | Aug 24, 2022

Technology product and integration leader pledges to help customers accelerate sustainable equipment programs and secure asset disposition and recycle.     

Atlanta, GA – August 24, 2022 – MDSi, a leading provider of technology products, integration services and supply chain solutions, today announced that it has achieved the Environmental Sustainability Specialization through the Cisco Partner Program.

This specialization is right in alignment with MDSi’s decades of expertise in providing supply chain solutions, focused on helping clients optimize existing assets, redeployment, disposal and recycle programs.  The organization is very excited and a big advocate of OEM’s partners leading and supporting environmental and sustainability practices.

“As a Cisco Gold Integrator partner, we are excited that Cisco has provided us an opportunity to align with them on environmental sustainability,” says Bill Martin, VP Solutions Engineering for MDSi.  “At MDSi, through our supply chain programs, we have been providing strategic reuse initiatives with our customers for decades, resulting in real cost avoidance that also keep unnecessary assets out of landfills.  We are committed to continuing to support Cisco in their environmental sustainability goals.” 

As part of the Environmental Sustainability Specialization, MDSi has signed Cisco’s Sustainability Pledge that supports a commitment made by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins to have 100 percent product return on end-of-use hardware. This pledge also supports Cisco’s goals to:

• Be net zero across global Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions by 2040

• Ensure 100 percent of its products and packaging incorporate Circular

  Design Principles by FY2025

The circular economy is expected to unlock $4.5 trillion of economic value by 2030. MDSi will continue investing in systems, processes and automation to help its customers achieve their sustainability goals, meet government mandates, and transform their businesses. 

For more information on Cisco’s Environmental Sustainability Specialization, please visit https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/partners/partner-with-cisco/expertise/specializations/business/environmental-sustainability.html.

About MDSi                                                                                                         

Founded in 1990, MDSi, an ISO14001certified organization, is a leading supplier of technology products, software, integration services and supply chain solutions supporting the following architectures: IT Voice and Data, Access, Edge, Core Transport, IP Routed Networks, Wireless Networks (5G), Cloud Solutions, HFC, and CMTS that help companies run more efficient, sustainable, and profitable businesses.  With operations across hundreds of locations, organizations rely on MDSi to solve complex problems by delivering proactive technology solutions that significantly impact their growth and profitability.  For more information, please visit www.mdsiinc.com, email info@mdsiinc.com or call 1.800.874.9850.

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