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Cisco Security Fuels Partner Sales That Are "Beyond Hypergrowth"

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 14:00
Cisco's security portfolio drives triple-digit growth for its partners as the company's security-related investments, acquisitions and bundling look to gain even more traction in 2017.

CRN Exclusive: Versa Networks' New CEO On Leaving Cisco, SD-WAN Explosion And Where Service Providers Are Placing Their Bets

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:53
Versa Networks' new CEO, Kelly Ahuja talks with CRN about leaving Cisco after 18 years, the rising demand of value-added services in the service provider market, and why SPs jumped into the SD-WAN market in 2016.

VMware Acquires PlumGrid Technology Assets To Boost NSX And Container Strategy

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:31
VMware has acquired IP assets and employees from software-defined networking startup PLUMgrid, which partners say could boost VMware's NSX and container portfolio.

VMware Acquires PlumGrid Technology Assets To Boost NSX And Container Strategy

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:31
VMware has acquired IP assets and employees from software-defined networking startup PLUMgrid, which partners say could boost VMware's NSX and container portfolio.

Aruba President: Mobile First Platform Is A Partner Recurring Revenue Game Changer Vs. Cisco Meraki's 'No Differentiation' Model

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:45
Aruba Networks CEO Dominic Orr says channel partners can't differentiate themselves with Cisco Meraki compared to Aruba's Mobile First Platform and here's why.

Cisco Mounting White-Label Meraki Offensive Aimed At Driving Recurring Revenues

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:30
Cisco is mounting an unprecedented white-label initiative with the goal of making managed services 20 percent of the networking giant's $1 billion Meraki business.

The 10 Biggest Cisco Stories Of 2016

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 09:40
Cisco was constantly in the headlines this year due to a massive internal restructuring, seven acquisitions and a spike in security unlike ever before. Here are the 10 biggest Cisco stories in 2016.

Aerohive Networks: Fat Chance We'll Get Acquired

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 15:42
Aerohive Networks, one of the last standing pure-play networking vendors remaining, tells CRN that the company plans to stay independent to drive innovation in a consolidated market.

IT Vendors Predict Massive IoT Push In Channel For 2017

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:15
IT vendors tell CRN that 2017 will be the year for edge computing, data analysis and security plays within the Internet of Things.

Cisco Officially Throws In The Towel On Intercloud

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:35
Although the writing was on the wall, Cisco said its bullish Intercloud public cloud strategy will be terminated in March.

Solution Providers Cheer Trump Tech Summit, Hoping It Will Help Channel Partners Create More Jobs

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:23
Solution providers hailed Donald Trump's meeting Wednesday with tech leaders and urged the president-elect to champion policies that will help small businesses create more jobs.

Trump's Tax Repatriation Would Spur Massive Growth For Cisco And Its Channel, Say Partners

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:48
Partners are bullish on the economic boost a tax repatriation would give to Cisco and its channel community, as Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins is slated to speak with President-elect Donald Trump next week.

ePlus Expands Geographical Reach With Acquisition Of Consolidated Communications IT Services

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:53
The acquisition also grows ePlus' Cisco expertise through Consolidated Communications IT Services' top-level Cisco certifications.

Nutanix Exec: Cisco, HPE, VMware Can't Provide AWS-Like Experience For Hyper-Converged Market

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:01
One of Nutanix's top executives said Cisco, HPE and VMware cannot provide a best-in-class experience for their hyper-converged products since they don't own the entire software stack.

CRN Exclusive: AppViewX Launches First-Ever Partner Program, Hires F5's Former Channel Chief To Lead Revamped Partner Charge

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 05:59
Application-centric network specialist AppViewX is doubling down on channel partners with the launch of its first Partner Program alongside the hiring of F5 Networks former channel chief to lead the way.

Aruba Networks Dives Deep Into IoT With New ClearPass Profiler And IoT-Ready Switches

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:22
Aruba Networks planted its stake in the Internet of Things market Wednesday by launching a slew of new IoT-focused networking solutions in a joint effort alongside its parent, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Cisco's Top 5 Most Highly Paid Executives In FY16

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 14:09
It pays to be the networking king. CRN breaks down the top five most highly paid Cisco executives, according to SEC filings.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Global Sales Leader On Becoming 'Fully Automated,' Tetration And Where Partners Need To Add Software Capabilities

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:26
Cisco's global sales leader, Chris Dedicoat, talks to CRN about the networking giant's partner strategy around adding software capabilities, automation, security, Tetration, and service providers.

The Network Must Get Smarter: 8 Ways Cisco Aims To Conquer The IoT Market

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:46
Cisco's IoT leader, Rowan Trollope, says the Internet of Things will be the biggest thing to happen to Cisco's business in 20 years. Here's the company's plan of attack.

Presidio's IPO Bombshell: Annual Sales Up 14 Percent With $3.4M Loss

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 14:54
Solution provider and Cisco powerhouse Presidio filed for an IPO today, providing previously undisclosed financial figures and strategies.

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