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Partners Cheer New Blockchain Internet of Things Protocol Consortium

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 09:40
Partners are applauding an industry-wide effort by vendors like Cisco, Bosch and Gemalto to develop a shared blockchain IoT protocol.

Datto's Blockbuster Open Mesh Acquisition Targets Cisco Meraki, Sonicwall; Reshapes SMB Networking Landscape

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 09:00
With its Open Mesh acquisition, Datto brings its disaster recovery and business continuity MSPs into the networking market, claiming there is a huge gap between the demand for managed networking services and what the competition offers.

12 Things Partners Need To Know About Cisco's Acquisition Of AppDynamics

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 17:50
Here are 12 things Cisco partners need to know about Cisco's $3.7 billion acquisition of AppDynamics, its sales vision, broader internet of things implications and a combined go-to-market strategy.

Cisco Partners: AppDynamics Is An Application Performance Game Changer, Opens Up 'Amazing New World For Partners'

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 13:09
Cisco partners said the networking giant's $3.7B acquisition of AppDynamics will be a game changer in the application performance industry and drive network refreshes for the channel.

Cisco Snatches AppDynamics From The Jaws Of An IPO With A $3.7 Billion Acquisition

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 21:45
The acquisition of AppDynamics, which was expected to go public this year, will give Cisco a popular technology for monitoring managing application performance.

Partners Hail Cisco's New Spark Board As 'Revolutionary,' Say Its $4,990 Price Tag Will Open Up New Markets

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:03
Cisco's new Spark Board collaboration product combines ultra-high-definition cameras, microphones, voice-tracking technology, Spark APIs and other collaboration features into one single device.

12 Reasons Why Cisco's Spark Board Is Its Coolest Product Ever

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 12:00
Here's why Cisco's Tuesday launch of Spark Board will turn a lot of heads in the unified communications and collaboration industry.

6 Cisco Partner Programs Leading The Channel Charge In 2017

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 10:20
Cisco America's channel chief, Rick Snyder, discusses the biggest channel initiatives underway this year to drive partner profitability.

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


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