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Cisco Reportedly Developing Standalone Networking OS

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:30
Report said Cisco isn't making its "Lindt" networking operating system available for use on third-party hardware, but partners said the move to give customers the option of using Cisco software on lower-cost switches featuring non-proprietary Cisco chips would be welcome, if true.

Cisco Channel Chief: 5 Routes To Partner Profitability Within Digital IT Transformations

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:45
Cisco's channel leader Wendy Bahr keynote at Partner Connection Week revolved around the five key routes to profitability to partners around digital opportunities in 2017.

Cisco Extends Opex Payment Model Across 'All Products, All SKUs' For Partners

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:00
The networking giant is expanding its zero percent leasing option to all solutions and SKUs for U.S. channel partners.

Channel Madness: Late Lead Changes Bring Round 1 Upsets, 2016 Champ Fails To Advance

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 15:26
Round 1 of the 2017 CRN Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs is over and the Solutions 16 are set to advance to the next round. Here's a look at how it all played out.

Cisco's WikiLeaks Security Vulnerability Exposure: 10 Things Partners Need To Know

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:48
Here are 10 important items channel partners need to know about Cisco's security vulnerability on hundreds of its networking devices.

Cisco Closes $3.7 Billion Acquisition Of AppDynamics To Build The 'Next Software Franchise'

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:24
Executives from Cisco and AppDynamics rang the opening bell at NASDAQ today as the networking giant celebrated the completion of the acquisition.

Ericsson Chairman On Cisco: We've 'Never Been Involved' In M&A Talks

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:21
Leif Johansson closes the lid on any M&A speculation between itself and Cisco, as the companies continue to work on the joint development pact they entered into in late 2015.

Cisco Partners Swoop In To Remediate WikiLeaks Switch Vulnerability Affecting Hundreds Of Devices

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:04
More than 300 networking devices from Cisco contain a security vulnerability that partners are quickly remediating for customers.

Cisco, Dell EMC, HPE Locked In Cloud Infrastructure Dogfight

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:01
The Dell EMC merger puts the company among the top vendors in cloud infrastructure and vaults the firm past HPE in the private cloud market.

2017 Channel Madness Round 1 Results So Far: Cloud Battle Brewing

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:32
Round 1 of CRN Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs is more than halfway through. Here's a look at where the matchups stand.

CRN IoT Roundtable: Closing The Door On The 'Open Invitation' To Hackers

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 13:47
Executives from HPE, Cisco and Forescout discuss the challenges and channel opportunities surrounding security and the Internet of Things.

Partners To Juniper Networks: Dump Security, Focus Reorganization Around SDN

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:16
With Juniper's reorganization underway, partners are pushing the vendor to leave its security business behind and focus R&D on software-defined networking.

CRN IoT Roundtable: 5 Ways Solution Providers Can Get Ahead Of The Game

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 12:17
Panelists say IoT success for solution providers requires building up new practices, adding different skill sets and forging new relationships with operational technology vendors.

CRN IoT Roundtable: Solution Providers Need To Step Up And Provide The 'V' In Value-Add

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:54
The need for vertical market expertise in the Internet of Things market cannot be overstated, and that's where solution providers can add the most value, say executives from HPE, Cisco and Forescout.

CRN IoT Roundable: Cisco, HPE And Forescout Execs Use Channel Partners To Deploy IoT Solutions

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 13:01
Executives from HPE, Forescout and Cisco talked about how they are using the channel to deploy IoT products during an IoT roundtable hosted by CRN.

IoT Roundtable: HPE, Cisco And Forescout Execs Say Solution Providers Are The Key To Success In Operational Technology

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 15:40
Panelists at CRN's IoT Roundtable discuss the opportunities around OT for their companies and say their partners are the glue that can bring together vertical knowledge, customization and security services to industrial IoT.

CRN IoT Roundtable: HPE, Cisco And Forescout Execs Highlight The Biggest Opportunities For The Channel

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:39
During an IoT roundtable hosted by CRN, executives from HPE, Cisco and Forescout discuss how they will work with their partners to bring customized IoT solutions to vertical markets.

Choose Your Chief: 2017 CRN Channel Madness Voting Opens Thursday

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 08:00
CRN's third annual Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs begins with 32 of the industry's most influential channel executives, and ends with one. Prepare to choose your chief.

Cisco Hires Juniper's Top Technologist To Lead Service Provider Networking Group

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:03
Cisco has nabbed Juniper Networks development and innovation leader, Jonathan Davidson, who will lead Cisco's Service Provider Networking organization.

Channel Beat: HPE's Nimble Deal, Extreme Gets Avaya's Networking Business And Google Tempts Partners With New Incentives

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:33
Hewlett Packard Enterprise disclosed plans to acquire Nimble Storage, Extreme Networks takes on Avaya's Networking Business and Google's channel chief took the wraps off new incentives for partners.

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