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Cisco CEO Robbins On Trump's Charlottesville Message, CEOs Leaving Advisory Councils And Increasing Cisco's 'Pace Of Innovation'

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:40
"We needed words that were going to bring the country together around what happened this weekend. I don't think we got those words," said Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, in an interview with CNBC.

CRNtv Exclusive: Cisco Exec Says Partners Can Expect Continuity After Cisco's Viptela Acquisition

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:50
CRN's Mark Haranas speaks with Cisco Vice President of Product Management Ramesh Prabagaran at about what solution providers can expect now that Cisco's acquisition of Viptela has closed.

Cisco CEO Looks Ahead To Intuitive Network And Innovation Cycle Impact As Sales Fall In Q4

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 19:30
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said the company's Intuitive Network platform is the beginning of a coming wave of innovation as the networking giant's switching and routing sales decline 9 percent during the quarter.

Extreme Networks: 'The Time Is Now' To Partner And Take On Cisco, HPE

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:45
"We aren't Cisco or HPE, nor do we want to be. We want to move with a lot of speed for our partners," said Extreme's channel leader Gordon Mackintosh at XChange 2017.

5 Ways Partners Can Drive UCS Refreshes And New Wins With Cisco's M5 Servers

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:00
Cisco's updated UCS server line includes blade and rack servers, an enhanced UCS Director, a new Intel processor and a Workload Optimization Manager.

Sources: Rising Star ConvergeOne In Discussions To Acquire $300M Avaya Player SPS

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:26
ConvergeOne's purchase of 800-person Strategic Products and Services would bring together two solution providers focused heavily on Avaya and Cisco and roughly double ConvergeOne's headcount.

Cisco Exec Leaves To Run Channel Development At Polycom

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:42
Patrick Piwowarczyk is now head of channel development in the Americas for unified communications specialist Polycom.

Channel Beat: Emilio Ghilardi Steps Down At Lenovo, AppDynamics Welcomes Titan Partners

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 17:45
Emilio Ghilardi steps down as president of Lenovo's North America Business, AppDynamics launches a new Titan Partner Program, and Kaspersky Lab names Jason Stein as its new head of North American channels.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:14
For the week ending Aug. 4, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco's AppDynamics Launches Stand-Alone Partner Program To Drive Application Sales

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:30
"Not only do Cisco partners get all the goodness from reselling infrastructure and the services – now they can also provide additional value at the application level," said AppDynamics channel leader Ghazal Asif.

10 Things Partners Need To Know About AppDynamics New Titan Partner Program

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:30
Services implementation training, back end rebates and field channel manager support are just a few gems inside AppDynamics new Titan Partner Program.

Cisco Closes Viptela Acquisition To Accelerate Its Network Intuitive Vision

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 13:30
"The intuitive network is an intelligent, highly secure platform — powered by intent and informed by context and Viptela's solution is perfectly aligned with that vision," said Cisco Senior Vice President Scott Harrell.

Datos IO Intros Rebellion Channel Program, Looks To Take Advantage Of Investment From Cisco And NetApp To Grow

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:21
The new program formalizes the startup's channel relationships and gives partners a new way to tap into the work that NetApp and Cisco are doing in the hybrid cloud data protection and management business, the company says.

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.


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