Tags : Cisco

Cisco, NetApp Open New Partner Program for FlexPod Data Center Technology

[June 21, 2012]

Channel receives enhanced benefits and support in exchange for training, certification on FlexPod converged infrastructure platform.


Tags: certification , Cisco , NetApp , training , channel program , channel partner , FlexPod

Cisco Adds CCNP Service Provider Certification

[May 14, 2012]

New badge replaces earlier, retired CCIP designation.


Tags: certification , Cisco , CCNP service provider , network engineers

Cisco Formalizes New Streamlined Global Services Partner Program

[April 27, 2012]

Vendor pares 47 programs into one one umbrella offering, grants partner full access to its Smart Services portfolio for resale.


Tags: services , Cisco , channel partner , Smart Services , Partner Summit , Cisco Services , Cisco Services Partner Program , Partner Support Service

Cisco Debuts Partner Plus Mid-Market Incentives, Support

[April 27, 2012]

Vendor adds heft to rewards, resources for channel partners selling to midmarket accounts.


Tags: Cisco , channel partner , midmarket , incentives , Partner Led , Partner Plus , Cisco Partner Summit

Cisco Adds to SMB Product Portfolio

[April 26, 2012]

New wireless access point, routers, switches, unified communications and managed service offerings.


Tags: networking , SMB , Cisco , unified communications , router , Switch

Cisco, NetApp Downsize FlexPod Data Center Systems for SMBs

[April 26, 2012]

Vendors retrofit FlexPod design with new, pre-validated design architectures to accommodate smaller workloads.


Tags: architecture , SMB , data center , Cisco , NetApp , FlexPod

Cisco, EMC, VMware to Offer, Joint Training, Certification for Cloud, Data Center Technologies

[April 10, 2012]

Course bundles gleaned from vendors’ existing training folder and structured as learning paths.


Tags: Cloud , EMC , certification , data center , Cisco , VMware , training , channel partners

Cisco Adds CCNA Service Provider Certification

[March 19, 2012]

Badge targets network engineers deploying carrier-grade networks.


Tags: networking , certification , Cisco , service provider , CCNA

Cisco To Pay $5 Billion for NDS, Video Services Provider

[March 19, 2012]

Vendor says acquisition for U.K.-based video software specialist will quicken delivery of its Videoscape streaming platform, open new markets.


Tags: video , Cisco , acquisition , service provider , Videoscape , NDS Group

Cisco Upgrades CCNA and CCNP Security Certifications

[March 06, 2012]

New courses address threats related to mobility, cloud computing, virtualization and BYOD.


Tags: cloud computing , security , mobility , virtualization , certification , Cisco , CCNP , BYOD , CCNA

When New Is Not An Option

[February 24, 2012]

Maryann Von Seggern, Cisco Capital's senior director, pre-owned equipment, explains the untapped opportunity for channel partners for pre-owned/refurbished equipment.


Tags: Cisco , channel partners , Cisco Capital , pre-owned equipment , refurbished equipment

Cisco Offers Free Trial of New WebEx Meetings Beta to Channel Partners

[January 19, 2012]

Promotion good until product becomes generally available, vendor says.


Tags: Cisco , WebEx , channel partners , promotion

Avnet Opens New Cisco Data Center Demo Center for Canadian Channel Partners

[January 15, 2012]

Distributor offers channel partners in Canada a Cisco-specific lab and opportunity to test equipment prior to purchase.


Tags: Cisco , distribution , Unified Computing System , Avnet , Canada , Avnet Technology Solutions , demonstration

Cisco Further Defines Cloud Strategy With New Framework

[December 23, 2011]

CloudVerse combines unified data center, networking, applications and services. Vendor says platform already adopted by enterprises, service providers, and governments as basis for cloud strategies.


Tags: Cloud , data center , applications , Cisco , network , CloudVerse

Cisco Report Forecasts 12-Fold Growth in Cloud Traffic by 2015

[December 23, 2011]

Vendor projects more than half of data center workloads will be cloud-based by 2014.


Tags: Cloud , data center , Cisco , Global Cloud Index

Cisco Offers VARs New Cloud Service for Managed Service Sales to SMBs

[December 22, 2011]

Vendor to pump $75 million into Partner Led channel initiative in 2012.


Tags: cloud computing , SMB , Cisco , managed services , channel partner , OnPlus , Partner Led

Maximize ROI Through Training: Three Things Every Company Should Know

[November 15, 2011]

Andres Sintes, Cisco Systems Inc. global director, Worldwide Learning Partner Channel, explains that the most successful companies use training to capture market opportunities, increase profitable growth and ensure relevance to their customers.


Tags: Cisco , training , Andres Sintes , Worldwide Learning Partner Channel

Cisco Taps Neutral Tandem to Offer First White-Label Hosted Collaboration Service for the Channel

[November 08, 2011]

New service will enable VARs and Integrators to provide turn-key, cloud-based, hosted UC solutions in growing $8 billion hosted collaboration market.


Tags: Cloud , collaboration , Cisco , unified communications , VAR , channel partner , SI , Hosted Collaboration Solution , Neutral Tandem , Nexus IS

Comstor Debuts Cloud-based Platform to Manage Service Maintenance

[September 22, 2011] Cisco-dedicated distributor teams with MaintenanceNet to offer cloud-based system to speed up SmartNet service quoting, ordering and renewals. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , Westcon , Comstor , Smartnet , MaintenanceNet

Cisco $75 Million Channel Investment Only the Beginning, Says Top Exec

[September 20, 2011] New funding for programs, support, incentives aimed at upping current $7 billion annual sales to mid-market, SMB segments. Read More...

Tags: SMB , Cisco , mid-market , Andrew Sage , Partner-Led

Cisco Adds Entry-level Certification for On-site Techs

[August 25, 2011] Cisco Certified Technician for hardware field engineers backed by training courses, required exam. Read More...

Tags: certification , data center , Cisco , Telepresence , Cisco Certified Technician

Cisco Ups Partner Incentive Funds for FY 2012

[August 19, 2011] Vendor also streamlines deal registration, simplifies technology migration program, offers teaming rewards worldwide. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , channel partner , incentive

Avnet Offers FlexPod Data Center Solutions, Support and Integration Services

[June 16, 2011] Distributor to provide support, training, assembly, testing, integration services for FlexPod design. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , NetApp , Avnet , distributor , FlexPod

Cisco, NetApp Count 150 FlexPod Data Center Customers Since Last November

[June 15, 2011] More than 120 channel partners now sell design architecture. Vendors offer new FlexPod design for SAP cloud applications. Read More...

Tags: data center , Cisco , NetApp , VMware , FlexPod

Ingram to Offer Virtualization Packages for SMBs With EMC, VMware and Cisco Products

[May 18, 2011] Distributor ties together EMC VNXe storage, VMware vSphere and Cisco Catalyst, Nexus switches and UCS servers into virtualization bundle. Read More...

Tags: EMC , virtualization , Cisco , VMware , Ingram Micro

Cisco, Xerox Ally to Offer New Mobile Printing Solutions Through Channel Partners

[May 15, 2011] Deal combines Xerox managed print and cloud IT outsourcing services over Cisco’s network. Solutions delivered through channel partners, seen as opportunity to build cloud practice. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , mobile , Cisco , Xerox , managed print services

Cisco Reorganizes Business Structure, Operations Around Key Network, Internet Growth Areas

[May 13, 2011] Vendor streamlines sales, services and engineering units to focus on routing, switching and services, collaboration, data center virtualization and cloud, video and architectures. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , sales , service , engineering , reorganization

Tech Data Signs Distribution Agreement to Carry Cisco CIUS Tablet

[May 12, 2011] Distributor will make the business-directed tablet available to Cisco Advanced Unified Communication partners by May 31, 2011. Read More...

Tags: Cisco , tablet , Unified Computing , Tech Data , Cius

Cisco Names David Yen to Head UC and Nexus Server Access Switching Business

[May 11, 2011] Cisco Names David Yen to Head UC and Nexus Server Access Switching Business Read More...

Tags: Cisco , Nexus , Unified Computing System , David Yen

Cisco to Channel Partners: Be More Proactive With Services

[March 09, 2011] Vendor outlines strategy to urge channel partners to accelerate the move from reactive to proactive services to meet growing business challenges. Read More...

Tags: services , Cisco , channel partner , Smart Services

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