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NetApp, Cisco Integrate SolidFire All-Flash Storage With UCS Servers In New FlexPod SF

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 09:17
The converged infrastructure offering marries the policy automation capability of SolidFire's Element operating system to Cisco's UCS servers and networking to target the building of modern cloud and container-based applications.

Dell EMC Saying Goodbye To Vblock In Favor Of VxBlock And Non-Cisco Network Options

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:14
One of the only significant differences between the two platforms is in switching and Dell EMC said it is keen to reduce the engineering, support, and maintenance work of keeping two very similar platforms.

Channel Beat: Cisco Systems Launches New 'Intuitive' Networking System

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:11
This week, Cisco launched their new intuitive networking system that anticipates actions, stops security threats and continues to evolve and learn. Also, Lenovo unleashed its first full-fledged data center product portfolio under a new ThinkSystems brand.

Partners Troubled By Report That Russian Government Vets Vendor Source Code

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:33
Partners said they were concerned over a report Friday that said major security vendors – including Cisco, IBM, SAP, McAfee and HPE – handed over source code to Russian authorities for review.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:52
For the week ending June 23, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN Exclusive: CEO Chuck Robbins On Cisco's 'Seminal' Network Intuitive Launch, Open Architecture Improvements And The Future of UCS

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:00
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins spoke with CRN about the company's blockbuster launch of its "Network Intuitive" platform, the company's open architecture push and just how committed the company is to its Unified Compute System server platform.

Cisco Partner Executive On HPE's Innovation Problem, Why AWS 'Helps Our Industry Move Forward,' And Cisco's Hardware-Software Disaggregation

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:56
In an interview with CRN, Cisco's Nirav Sheth talks about market competition, AWS, its new IOS, channel partners opportunities and much more.

Accenture: Cisco's New Intent-Based Networking Platform 'Required' For The Modern Network

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:22
"A different approach needs to be taken to really secure and enable the kind of network connectivity" that's needed, says Accenture executive Gene Reznik.

10 Cisco Network Intuitive Products That Partners Need To Know

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:06
Here are the 10 biggest products inside Cisco's new Network Intuitive platform that partners should have on their radar.

IoT Startup Samsara, Led By Meraki Founders, Focuses On Channel After A $40M Funding Round

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:46
Internet of Things startup Samsara, which is being spearheaded by the founders of Cisco's Meraki business, announced on Wednesday is has secured $40 million in a Series C funding round.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco CEO Robbins Says New Platform 'Represents A New Era Of Opportunities For Our Partners'

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:29
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins talks to CRN about the channel opportunity around its new Intuitive Network platform.

Partners: Cisco's 'Unmatched' And 'Revolutionary' New Networking Platform Set To Drive Recurring Revenues

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:01
"This is going to change how the industry handles the LAN environment," said Computex Technology Solutions executive Faisal Bhutto.

Cisco Launches Networking Platform That Will 'Redefine The Network For The Next 30 Years,' Says CEO Robbins

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:29
'Today we are bringing a subscription methodology to our core networking portfolio,' said Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins during a media and analyst event in San Francisco Tuesday.

Lenovo's New ThinkSystem Data Center Portfolio Takes Aim At Dell EMC, HPE, Cisco

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:00
More than two years after the acquisition of IBM x86 server business, Lenovo intros cohesive data center portfolio.

A New Lenovo Sees Data Center Market As Its 'Growth Engine'

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:00
Ghilardi said the time is right for Lenovo to take advantages of weaknesses among the herd of legacy data center hardware vendors.

Dell EMC Networking Makes 'Distribution Exclusive' Commitment For Hot X Series Switches

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:34
This is the first time Dell EMC has offered a product line exclusively through distribution. The arrangement is aimed at helping partners tap into cross-selling opportunities in the Dell Technologies portfolio.

Q1 Server Market: Dell EMC Gains Ground On No. 1 HPE

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:02
Dell EMC was the only major vendor to notch server revenue and shipment growth in the first quarter, according to research firm IDC.

Collaboration Specialist Prysm Launches New Channel Program To Take Partners ‘To The Next Level’

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:00
Prysm is adding resources, MDF and training to its new Engage Partner Program, seeking to expand nationally and internationally through the channel.

Cisco Just Invested In This IoT LPWAN Startup

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:39
Cisco revealed on Tuesday that it contributed to a $75 million Series D funding round for a low-power WAN (LPWAN) startup.

8 Reasons Partners Like (And Don't Like) Cisco's New Enterprise Licensing Agreements

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 16:04
Cisco's new Enterprise Agreements have the channel buzzing. Here are some partner cheers and concerns about the new software licenses.


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