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Jon Groves, CEO of Alexander Open Systems, says Agility -- which was built with help from Cisco -- quickly moves from proof of concept to purchase in conversations with customers.
The networking giant unveiled Cisco Intersight on Wednesday to simplify data center operations by delivering systems-management-as-a-service.
The hyper-converged infrastructure market is expanding and showing signs of maturity as at least two vendors get acquired in the first half of this year.
The consortium aims to set the standard for an open-source blockchain protocol and will enable alliance member partners to develop their own suite of applications and services to deliver to a broader ecosystem.
"This is solving the bigger picture of customers wanting to achieve a business goal and tying it to the technology regardless of what the product is," said Cisco services leader Tejas Vashi.
'The solutions work with other products and other vendors. … Clearly, the pieces together, the fabric together, adds tremendous value, but individually there's also a lot of value as well,' says Aruba's Larry Lunetta.
'It is time for Cisco to move on to its next generation of leadership, including at the board and chairman level,' Chambers wrote in an email to Cisco's board of directors.
'I think one of the things that a lot of partners don't realize because we've grown so quickly in such a short amount of time is actually how big Palo Alto Networks is,' CEO Mark McLauglin tells CRN.
Dell EMC and Supermicro solid good growth; HPE led all vendors with $3.3 billion worth of servers sold in the quarter for a 21.3 percent share of the total market.
For the week ending Sept. 8, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.
At the NFL season opener at Gillette Stadium Thursday night, Extreme Networks Ed Meyercord tells CRN why he believes there's never been a better time to partner with the company.
Arista Networks sales and import ban isn't promoting "fair and free competition," according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP.
New incentives, tools, training and product bundles from Cisco aim to help partners go-to-market more quickly and drive consumption of Cisco infrastructure to support public, private and hybrid cloud deployments.
Cisco's new Hybrid Cloud Sales Play is a go-to-market cloud strategy for partners. Here are eight things partners need to know.
Here are the 10 vendors that garnered the highest scores for partnership in this year's Annual Report Card survey.
Channel companies are providing matching donation programs, fundraising drives and free IT products and support as Southeast Texas communities and companies recover from a horrific week of weather.
"Everyone's situation has changed since Friday – some have experienced flooding or lost power, while others who may have been fine on Monday now have two feet of water in their houses," said one solution provider CEO of his Houston-area employees.
Cisco's big spending on a software company focused on hyper-converged infrastructure sends a positive signal to partners who are looking for alternative offerings to SimpliVity, now part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Cisco announced plans to acquire Springpath, its partner in hyper-converged technology, for $320 million to differentiate its next-generation data center portfolio for partners and end customers.
Buying $300M SPS will provide ConvergeOne more technical expertise, professional services and managed services around Cisco and Avaya, and more depth around its video offerings.