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'The solutions work with other products and other vendors. … Clearly, the pieces together, the fabric together, adds tremendous value, but individually there's also a lot of value as well,' says Aruba's Larry Lunetta.
'It is time for Cisco to move on to its next generation of leadership, including at the board and chairman level,' Chambers wrote in an email to Cisco's board of directors.
'I think one of the things that a lot of partners don't realize because we've grown so quickly in such a short amount of time is actually how big Palo Alto Networks is,' CEO Mark McLauglin tells CRN.
Dell EMC and Supermicro solid good growth; HPE led all vendors with $3.3 billion worth of servers sold in the quarter for a 21.3 percent share of the total market.
For the week ending Sept. 8, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.
At the NFL season opener at Gillette Stadium Thursday night, Extreme Networks Ed Meyercord tells CRN why he believes there's never been a better time to partner with the company.
Arista Networks sales and import ban isn't promoting "fair and free competition," according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP.
New incentives, tools, training and product bundles from Cisco aim to help partners go-to-market more quickly and drive consumption of Cisco infrastructure to support public, private and hybrid cloud deployments.
Cisco's new Hybrid Cloud Sales Play is a go-to-market cloud strategy for partners. Here are eight things partners need to know.
Here are the 10 vendors that garnered the highest scores for partnership in this year's Annual Report Card survey.
Channel companies are providing matching donation programs, fundraising drives and free IT products and support as Southeast Texas communities and companies recover from a horrific week of weather.
"Everyone's situation has changed since Friday – some have experienced flooding or lost power, while others who may have been fine on Monday now have two feet of water in their houses," said one solution provider CEO of his Houston-area employees.
Cisco's big spending on a software company focused on hyper-converged infrastructure sends a positive signal to partners who are looking for alternative offerings to SimpliVity, now part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Cisco announced plans to acquire Springpath, its partner in hyper-converged technology, for $320 million to differentiate its next-generation data center portfolio for partners and end customers.
Buying $300M SPS will provide ConvergeOne more technical expertise, professional services and managed services around Cisco and Avaya, and more depth around its video offerings.
"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.
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 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.
"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.
Cisco's updated UCS server line includes blade and rack servers, an enhanced UCS Director, a new Intel processor and a Workload Optimization Manager.