CAE secures 3rd place in Cisco Global Partner Innovation Challenge 2023

We're thrilled to share the exciting news that CAE has clinched 3rd place in the Cisco Global Partner Innovation Challenge 2023, earning a substantial $50,000 investment back into CAE Labs. This boost fuels our ongoing commitment to developing cutting-edge solutions that bring better outcomes and more good days to our valued customers.

The significant investment from Cisco will propel the evolution of CAE Labs, a dynamic hub of innovation where "if only" moments become reality and we realise our purpose to transform lives and experiences through technology. 

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At the heart of our innovative solutions is the Network Intelligence platform from CAE Labs. Offering complete visibility of Cisco investments through an intuitive dashboard, this tool saves valuable time with actionable insights. By harnessing the power of innovating, we address common business and technical challenges with unprecedented efficiency.

Celebrating global creativity: Cisco Partner Innovation Challenge highlights

The Partner Innovation Challenge, a global phenomenon since its 2018 debut, showcased a 68% increase in partner submissions this year. This surge underlines the immense creativity, expertise, and passion within the global partner technical community. CAE's success highlights our dedication to pushing boundaries and contributing groundbreaking solutions.

Justin Harling, our Chief Executive, expressed his excitement, stating, "This brilliant new investment from Cisco takes us a step towards that goal. Innovation is part of who we are at CAE, integral to our purpose, culture, and everything we do for our customers."

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Ali McKeand, Chief Technologist – Innovation at CAE, emphasised the distinctive approach of CAE Labs. "CAE Labs is about looking at what technology can do for the individual organisation, its employees, and customers. With CAE Labs, we have broken the traditional service delivery mould, scaling solutions without intensive customisation and deploying them swiftly."

30+ years of innovation: CAE's evolution

For over three decades, CAE has been at the forefront of innovation, growing to over 400 people and representing sales of over £180m across seven offices globally. As Justin notes, "CAE Labs is the next step in our evolution, bringing design, business, people, and technology together to solve some of the most complex problems facing our customers today."

Join us on this exciting journey as we continue to redefine what's possible in technology and innovation. Together, let's shape a future where every business achieves better outcomes and experiences more good days.

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