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5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:58
For the week ending July 21, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Cisco, Arista Trade Barbs After US Product Import Ban Upheld

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:42
The two networking rivals fire shots at each other after the International Trade Commission refused to lift its previously imposed U.S. import ban of some of Arista's products.

Cisco Midyear Cybersecurity Report: 10 Security Threats To Watch

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 08:00
The threats present a significant opportunity for partners to help customers with emerging threat areas, with a managed security and architecture-based approach, says a Cisco executive.

ConvergeOne Fortifies Cisco, AWS Muscle With Purchase Of 155-Person Solution Provider

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:27
Fast-growing solution provider ConvergeOne has bought Cisco Gold Certified Partner Annese & Associates to boost its public cloud capabilities and gain a physical presence in the Northeast.

The 10 Coolest Software-Defined Networking Technologies Of 2017 (So Far)

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:01
These 10 software-defined networking technologies are some of the coolest and most-sought-after SDN products in the market today.

Seagate Takes Blame For Cisco UCS Server Configuration Snafu

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:45
Seagate said that it shipped hard drives to Cisco with the write cache enabled, a situation that might cause a data loss if the server lost power before the data was flushed from the cache.

Some Cisco UCS Servers May Lose Data If Power Is Cut Off

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 18:02
Cisco issued a field notice that certain drives in several common models in its UCS server line were improperly configured, and told customers how to fix the configuration.

Cisco Plans To Acquire Observable Networks To Bolster Stealthwatch, Cloud Security Capabilities

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 11:23
Observable Networks' technology, injected into Stealthwatch, will let businesses more accurately identify insider and external threats and can be activated in public cloud environments, Cisco says.

Crowdstrike Names Former AppDynamics VP Polly As Global Channel Chief

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:00
Matthew Polly, who will also lead alliances and business development, plans to pump up the security vendor's partner program with a new portal and a partner advisory board.

Channel Beat: DXC Buys Tribridge, Symantec Acquires Fireglass And Cisco's Channel Chief Discusses The Intuitive Network

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 17:30
In this week's Channel Beat, DXC Technology buys Tribridge, Symantec plans to acquire threat isolation startup Fireglass, and Cisco executive Wendy Bahr talks to CRN about the company's new Intuitive Network and why it's a 'market disruptor.'

Aviatrix Partners With Nutanix To Bridge HCI And Public Clouds

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 18:10
Under the partnership, customers can use Aviatrix's cloud migration technology with Nutanix Calm to make hyper-converged infrastructure part of a hybrid cloud strategy.

10 Wild And Wacky Scenes From Cisco Live 2017

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:05
Here are 10 scenes from Cisco Live 2017 in Las Vegas last week that will bring back some fond memories for the nearly 28,000 Cisco customers, partners and personnel that attended the event.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Channel Leader Outlines New Apple And AWS Opportunities For Partners, Touts Cisco's Intuitive Network As A 'Market Disruptor'

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 16:00
Cisco channel chief Wendy Bahr sat down with CRN to discuss new partner opportunities with Apple, Amazon Web Services and Cisco's Intuitive Network architecture.

Broadcom Agrees Not To Leverage 'Confidential Information' From Cisco After Brocade Acquisition

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 15:08
The Federal Trade Commission said Broadcom has access to confidential business information of Cisco's that "could be used to restrain competition or slow innovation" in the fibre channel switching market.

Channel Beat: Apple, Cisco CEOs Make Their Enterprise Pitch

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 16:43
This week, CRN highlights top news stories, including another round of ransomware attacks reported on Tuesday, multiple CEO appearances at Cisco's Live event, and insight into Michael Dell's viewpoints on AI and machine learning technologies.

Cisco Spark Board Uses VR, Collaboration To Aid Doctors In Critical Medical Decisions

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:30
Watch how Cisco's Spark Board can elevate the medical industry in this customer use case demo at Cisco Live 2017.

Cisco Partners: Tighter Apple Partnership Will Spur Channel Growth

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:36
"They need each other in order to gain distinct market advantages," said Chris Bottger, CTO of IVCi, who partners with Cisco and Apple.

Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook Slam Android On Stage At Cisco Live

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:00
Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook takes a shot at rival Android on stage at Cisco Live alongside Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

5 Hot IoT Solutions Launched At Cisco Live

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:30
Here are five new IoT products and services the network leader launched at Cisco Live 2017 today.

The 10 Boldest Statements Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Made At Cisco Live 2017

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:00
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins took center stage at Cisco Live 2017 and said the company's new Initiuative Network will solve "some of the world's greatest problems at scale."


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