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CRN Exclusive: D&H Doubles Down On Cisco Meraki With New, Intensive Training Program

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:24
A webinar and one-day training events are part of an effort to increase penetration of the Meraki cloud-controlled Wi-Fi, routing and security offerings among D&H's Cisco partners.

Channel Beat: HPE-SimpliVity Deal Rocks Hyper-Convergence Market, But What Does It Mean For Partners?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:36
In other top stories, Avaya files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Also, Cisco's Chambers is bullish on the market under the new Trump administration.

Avaya Partners: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy A 'Solid Move' To Reduce $6B Debt, Opens Door For Rebound

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 15:47
Avaya partners are backing the company's decision to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to combat its massive $6 billion debt.

Cisco CEO Robbins Talks 'Incredibly Constructive Meeting' And 'Laughs' With Donald Trump

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:20
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins tells Business Insider he's "very optimistic" about the economy after speaking with President Elect Donald Trump and his team and a technology summit last month.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Americas Channel Leader On VIP, Meraki, APIs And The Biggest Channel Initiatives In 2017

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:00
Cisco's Rick Snyder, channel chief for the Americas, tells CRN how channel partners can be the most profitable in 2017 and how Cisco can help.

Cisco's Chambers Says He 'Doubled Down' On The Market After Trump's Win

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:39
Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers says he is optimistic about the country's economic future, adding that Trump's proposed tax repatriation plan could spur Cisco to blaze an acquisition trail in 2017.

Arista Stock Falls 12 Percent As It Faces Setback In Legal Battle With Cisco

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:56
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency revokes its previous ruling that lifted a temporary ban on imports of Arista products into the U.S. Arista says it has not yet had the opportunity to address any new concerns.

Cisco Launches Next Wave Of Data Center Certifications And Data Analytics Training Aimed At Driving Service Revenues For Partners

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:00
After five years, Cisco is launching a new data center certification track, along with data analytics training, to focus its partners on achieving business outcomes using the huge volumes of enterprise data from IoT and cloud workloads.

Former VCE CEO Ready To 'Disrupt' Networking Industry By Leading SD-WAN Startup Viptela

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 09:08
Longtime top Cisco executive Praveen Akkiraju plans to disrupt the software-defined networking market as the new CEO of the SD-WAN startup.

Dell EMC Commits To Exclusive Use Of Cisco UCS Servers In Vblocks, VxBlocks

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 16:24
Dell and Cisco may be arch rivals in the server business, but the two will continue to be best buddies when it comes to future development of the VCE Vblock and VxBlock solutions.

Cisco IoT Leader Jumps Ship To Microsoft

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 13:35
Tony Shakib has taken a top Internet of Things position at Microsoft after helping lead Cisco's IoT strategy for years.

Happy Leap Smear: Partners Focused On A Second In The Cloud

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 19:00
Global cloud providers are preparing to "smear time" as 2016 closes on a leap second that can cause headaches for customers

Cisco Security Fuels Partner Sales That Are "Beyond Hypergrowth"

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 14:00
Cisco's security portfolio drives triple-digit growth for its partners as the company's security-related investments, acquisitions and bundling look to gain even more traction in 2017.

CRN Exclusive: Versa Networks' New CEO On Leaving Cisco, SD-WAN Explosion And Where Service Providers Are Placing Their Bets

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:53
Versa Networks' new CEO, Kelly Ahuja talks with CRN about leaving Cisco after 18 years, the rising demand of value-added services in the service provider market, and why SPs jumped into the SD-WAN market in 2016.

VMware Acquires PlumGrid Technology Assets To Boost NSX And Container Strategy

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:31
VMware has acquired IP assets and employees from software-defined networking startup PLUMgrid, which partners say could boost VMware's NSX and container portfolio.

VMware Acquires PlumGrid Technology Assets To Boost NSX And Container Strategy

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:31
VMware has acquired IP assets and employees from software-defined networking startup PLUMgrid, which partners say could boost VMware's NSX and container portfolio.

Aruba President: Mobile First Platform Is A Partner Recurring Revenue Game Changer Vs. Cisco Meraki's 'No Differentiation' Model

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:45
Aruba Networks CEO Dominic Orr says channel partners can't differentiate themselves with Cisco Meraki compared to Aruba's Mobile First Platform and here's why.

Cisco Mounting White-Label Meraki Offensive Aimed At Driving Recurring Revenues

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:30
Cisco is mounting an unprecedented white-label initiative with the goal of making managed services 20 percent of the networking giant's $1 billion Meraki business.

The 10 Biggest Cisco Stories Of 2016

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 09:40
Cisco was constantly in the headlines this year due to a massive internal restructuring, seven acquisitions and a spike in security unlike ever before. Here are the 10 biggest Cisco stories in 2016.

Aerohive Networks: Fat Chance We'll Get Acquired

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 15:42
Aerohive Networks, one of the last standing pure-play networking vendors remaining, tells CRN that the company plans to stay independent to drive innovation in a consolidated market.

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