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Cisco To Acquire Viptela For $610M As It Looks To Take A Major Stake In SD-WAN

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 19:42
Cisco already has IWAN and Meraki, but with Viptela will get one of the best-known providers of cloud-based SD-WAN technology.

Cisco Edges Further Ahead Of Microsoft For Collaboration Market Share Supremacy In Q4

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:43
Cisco's total market share increased for the third consecutive quarter in the unified communications and collaboration market, outpacing rival Microsoft.

Ingram Micro Speeds Up Cisco Spark Provisioning With Its Cloud Marketplace

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:00
Ingram Micro has been tapped as the first distributor to automate ordering, provisioning and billing around the Cisco Spark business collaboration service through its Cloud Marketplace.

VMware's New vSAN 6.6 Improves Its Hyper-Converged Infrastructure With Increased Security, Performance

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 09:00
VMware says vSAN 6.6 is the first hyper-converged infrastructure technology to include native encryption and to support Intel's new Optane 3D XPoint SSD technology.

Tegile Closes New $33M Funding With Lead Investor Western Digital, Looks To Grab Nimble Storage Business From HPE

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 07:30
Tegile works closely with Western Digital as both a consumer of its SSDs and hard drive and in developing Tegile's all-flash storage and hybrid-flash storage technologies.

Solution Provider Carousel Industries Launches First-Ever Partner Program, Expects It To Be 'Major Growth Engine'

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 14:52
Solution Provider Carousel Industries is moving deeper into the channel by launching its first-ever partner program seeking VARs, MSPs and telecom agents to resell its large portfolio of solutions.

Cisco Channel Exec On Amazon Competition, VIP Incentives, And Winning Over Avaya Partners

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 10:29
Nirav Sheth, vice president of solutions, architecture and engineering for Cisco's Global Partner Organization, talks about driving new partner conversations and more in an exclusive interview.

Cisco Partners: New Networking OS Would 'Change The Game' For SDN

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:45
Cisco's rumored new networking OS, Lindt, would reportedly provide advanced networking functions without being coupled to premium hardware. If it turns out to be real, it could be a software-defined networking homerun for ACI, partners said.

CRN Exclusive: Tanium Names Former Cisco Exec To Lead State, Government, Health Care And Education Push

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 12:00
Tanium has named former Cisco executive John Maxwell to lead its business around state and local government, health care and education, the company announced Thursday.

BlackRock Nominates Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins To Board Of Directors

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:58
'Chuck brings a deep understanding of technology's promise to our board at a crucial time for BlackRock,' says Lawrence Fink, CEO of the $5.1 trillion asset management company.

Cisco Launches New 'Critical' Certifications: 10 Things Partners Need To Know

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 08:00
Here are 10 things partners need to know about Cisco's new certifications and training launched today around application development and programmability.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Channel Chief Bahr On Faulty Component Issue, Software Vision And 'Extraordinary' Security Growth

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 15:00
Cisco's top channel leader Wendy Bahr talks to CRN about a variety of topics – from ACI and security, to CEO Chuck Robbins and the company's product replacement initiative.

Cisco-Backed Elastifile Debuts Data Fabric For Managing Data From On-Premises To Clouds

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 08:30
The Elastifile Cloud File System was designed from the ground-up to manage and migrate any storage workload across on-premises data center and in public or private clouds.

Channel Beat: Cisco Launches New Networking Products; HP's Device-As-A-Service Program Is Catching On

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 19:00
Also, Dell execs weigh in on component shortages in memory and SSDs. Will customer demand drop off as prices rise?

10 Things To Know About IT Vendors' Channel Hiring Efforts

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:30
Large legacy vendors are seeking to fill hundreds of channel-focused positions, and that is perhaps a sign of the level and speed of IT industry change currently roiling the market.

Cohesity Raises Massive $90M Funding Round, Intros 4th-Gen Hyper-Converged Platform

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:00
Cohesity specializes in hyper-converged infrastructure solutions for secondary storage, which makes its platform a tempting partnership for HPE and Cisco. Both IT giants have a stake in Cohesity and participated in the the new funding round.

8 New Cisco Incentives And Products Unleashed At Partner Connection Week

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 15:00
Here are eight products and incentives revealed at Cisco's Partner Connection Week that partners need to know.

Cisco Channel Exec: New SMB Products Will Open 'White Space' Doors For Partners

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 14:45
Cisco channel executive Jason Gallo talks to CRN about the company's revamped SMB product offensive and the opportunities for partners.

Extreme Networks Plans To Acquire Brocade's Networking Business, Expand Its Assault On Cisco, HPE, Others

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 21:12
Extreme Networks, which also recently acquired Zebra Technology's wireless LAN business and is bidding on Avaya's networking technology, want to use its pure-play networking vendor status to grab market share from its larger rivals.

Cisco Launches New Networking Products To Dive Deeper Into SMB Market

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:56
The networking giant unveils new networking software, Wave 2 access points and a wirelesses controller targeting the SMB market.


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