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Cisco Plans To Acquire Observable Networks To Bolster Stealthwatch, Cloud Security Capabilities

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 11:23
Observable Networks' technology, injected into Stealthwatch, will let businesses more accurately identify insider and external threats and can be activated in public cloud environments, Cisco says.

Crowdstrike Names Former AppDynamics VP Polly As Global Channel Chief

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:00
Matthew Polly, who will also lead alliances and business development, plans to pump up the security vendor's partner program with a new portal and a partner advisory board.

Channel Beat: DXC Buys Tribridge, Symantec Acquires Fireglass And Cisco's Channel Chief Discusses The Intuitive Network

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 17:30
In this week's Channel Beat, DXC Technology buys Tribridge, Symantec plans to acquire threat isolation startup Fireglass, and Cisco executive Wendy Bahr talks to CRN about the company's new Intuitive Network and why it's a 'market disruptor.'

Aviatrix Partners With Nutanix To Bridge HCI And Public Clouds

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 18:10
Under the partnership, customers can use Aviatrix's cloud migration technology with Nutanix Calm to make hyper-converged infrastructure part of a hybrid cloud strategy.

10 Wild And Wacky Scenes From Cisco Live 2017

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 16:05
Here are 10 scenes from Cisco Live 2017 in Las Vegas last week that will bring back some fond memories for the nearly 28,000 Cisco customers, partners and personnel that attended the event.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Channel Leader Outlines New Apple And AWS Opportunities For Partners, Touts Cisco's Intuitive Network As A 'Market Disruptor'

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 16:00
Cisco channel chief Wendy Bahr sat down with CRN to discuss new partner opportunities with Apple, Amazon Web Services and Cisco's Intuitive Network architecture.

Broadcom Agrees Not To Leverage 'Confidential Information' From Cisco After Brocade Acquisition

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 15:08
The Federal Trade Commission said Broadcom has access to confidential business information of Cisco's that "could be used to restrain competition or slow innovation" in the fibre channel switching market.

Channel Beat: Apple, Cisco CEOs Make Their Enterprise Pitch

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 16:43
This week, CRN highlights top news stories, including another round of ransomware attacks reported on Tuesday, multiple CEO appearances at Cisco's Live event, and insight into Michael Dell's viewpoints on AI and machine learning technologies.

Cisco Spark Board Uses VR, Collaboration To Aid Doctors In Critical Medical Decisions

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 11:30
Watch how Cisco's Spark Board can elevate the medical industry in this customer use case demo at Cisco Live 2017.

Cisco Partners: Tighter Apple Partnership Will Spur Channel Growth

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:36
"They need each other in order to gain distinct market advantages," said Chris Bottger, CTO of IVCi, who partners with Cisco and Apple.

Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook Slam Android On Stage At Cisco Live

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 15:00
Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook takes a shot at rival Android on stage at Cisco Live alongside Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins.

5 Hot IoT Solutions Launched At Cisco Live

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:30
Here are five new IoT products and services the network leader launched at Cisco Live 2017 today.

The 10 Boldest Statements Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins Made At Cisco Live 2017

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:00
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins took center stage at Cisco Live 2017 and said the company's new Initiuative Network will solve "some of the world's greatest problems at scale."

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.


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