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Arista Networks Stock Soars As Product Import Ban From Cisco Suit Is Lifted

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 17:39
Arista Networks stock is trading at an all-time high as a limited product ban in the U.S. has been lifted in an ongoing patent lawsuit battle with networking rival Cisco.

Cisco Seeks To Solve Major Inhibitors To IoT

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 15:57
Cisco VP Tony Shakib said his team at Cisco has worked over the last four years to develop end-to-end IoT solutions in order to create a blueprint to help partners past hurdles in the space.

Channel Beat: Political Tensions Impact Cisco Service Provider Business

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 09:57
In other top stories, Cisco continues investment in the Internet of Things. Also, NetApp remains optimistic despite declining revenue.

CRN Exclusive: HPE's Aruba Networks Is Building A Networking Product Line For SMBs Aimed At Competing With Cisco

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 13:22
Aruba Networks CEO Dominic Orr tells CRN that the company will launch a new low-end SMB product line next year with plans to leverage HPE's channel muscle.

10 Takeaways From Cisco's Earnings: CEO Robbins On President-Elect Trump, Security Acquisitions Ahead And More

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:45
Donald Trump, security acquisitions and service provider revenue decline -- CRN breaks down the 10 biggest takeaways from Cisco's first fiscal quarter 2017 earnings report Wednesday.

NetApp CEO Sees Growth Ahead As Flash, Cloud Solutions Lead The Way

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 20:33
NetApp is on a path to growth thanks to its successful transition to strategic solutions like all-flash storage and cloud storage and away from the mature technologies that have held the company back for a couple years, CEO George Kurian said.

Cisco CEO: Political Uncertainty Causing Service Provider Spending Dip

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 19:42
The U.S. elections were top-of-mind during Cisco's first fiscal quarter earnings call on Wednesday as spending in the Service Provider market continues to decline as customers see political uncertainty ahead.

Partners: Cisco's IoT Strategy Set To Unleash Services Opportunities, Help Them Forge New Ties With Operational Technology Vendors

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 14:18
Cisco is creating a Certified Device Program, planning to create an intelligent network tailor-made for the Internet of Things market and then directly tie that into every IoT device possible.

3 Tips To Help You Win At Digital Marketing

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 08:53
How can solution providers use digital marketing to expand sales pipelines? Here are three tips from Cisco's chief marketing officer. (From

F5 Launches 'Biggest Refresh' Opportunity For Partners In Years With New iSeries Platform

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 07:00
Application delivery specialist F5 Networks unveiled several new solutions including its flexible, new BIG-IP hardware platform dubbed iSeries.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Channel Chief Bahr Talks Apple Partnership, HPE Competition, And Bringing OT Partners Into The IoT Channel Mix

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 11:55
Cisco Channel Chief Wendy Bahr sits down with CRN to talk about Partner Summit 2016, competition with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, ELA version 2.0, and how Cisco is looking to better enable channel partners.

Cisco IoT Leader: The 'Network Must Become Automated' For IoT

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 08:50
Cisco Systems Internet of Things leader Rowan Trollope explains why the network must become automated in order for IoT to achieve success in the market.

Major Nutanix Software Update Expands Hyper-converged Infrastructure With New SDN, Security Capabilities

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 03:00
Nutanix is providing visibility into and management of physical and software-defined networks along with micro-segmentation services as a way to increase the management and security of workloads on its hyper-converged infrastructure appliances.

Cisco's John Chambers Votes For Hillary Clinton

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:08
Cisco's executive chairman and former CEO John Chambers said he voted for a Democrat to lead the United States for the first time in his life.

8 New Cisco Channel Incentives Unleashed At Partner Summit

Tue, 11/08/2016 - 09:00
Here are eight new incentives Cisco partners can now obtain around security, Unified Computing System, SaaS and Digital Network Architecture.

Datalink Revenues Drop in Q3, Earnings Call Canceled Pending Acquisition

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 18:54
Datalink published its quarterly financial report despite its announced acquisition by Insight, but did not provide any commentary behind the drop in quarterly sales and earnings.

Cisco Giving Partners More Firepower To Win Deals, Launches UCS Promotion Against HPE Servers

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 15:35
Cisco is upping its game when it comes to better enabling channel partners to win competitive deals in the sales trenches, such as against HPE in the server market.

Which Of One These Security Companies Will Cisco Buy Next?

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:00
Cisco buys what it knows and we've identified 10 security companies that Cisco has backed financially and could potentially acquire.

17 Things CEO Chuck Robbins Said About Cloud, Cisco's Future Technology Bets And The Channel's Monster Infrastructure Modernization Opportunity

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:10
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins spoke to 2,200 solution providers about the key trends he sees driving Cisco's future sales and where channel partners should be placing their bets.

Cisco Launches Microsoft-Like Voucher Program For Partners To Ramp Up DNA Sales

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 21:28
Cisco is giving channel partners a $7,500 voucher for Digital Network Architecture (DNA) deals exceeding $300,000.


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