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Cisco Partner Weekly Rewind – May 3, 2013

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Every Friday, we’ll highlight the most important Cisco partner news and stories of the week, as well as point you to important Cisco-related content you may have missed along the way. Let’s have it.

Off The Top

Cisco CEO John Chambers discussed Cisco’s participation in the White House IT Training and Certification Program, a federal initiative intended to help U.S. military veterans find jobs in IT. A number of media outlets from all over the country highlighted Cisco’s efforts alongside those of other well-known IT companies; check out stories in The Washington Post, The Examiner, Network World, Nextgov and American Forces Press Service, as well as a particularly partner-centric look from CRN.

Partners and the IoE Economy

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is top of mind here at Cisco, and the conversations we’re having with both partners and customers about the potential of smarter network connections and the productivity gains they create is only beginning.

In case you missed it, we asked Carlos Dominguez, Cisco SVP, esteemed tech evangelist and industry speaker, to drill down a bit on the promise IoE holds for partners and how the opportunity IoE provides will fundamentally change partner business models in the future.

FB PollReminder: Take Our Polls!

Cisco Partner Summit 2013 is just weeks away. While we countdown to the kickoff in Boston, come on by our official Facebook page and take our Partner Summit polls. And as Twitter discussion around Partner Summit gets underway, remember to use hashtag #ciscops13 – that’ll help us keep you at the front of the conversation.

Good Reads

Highlights from around Cisco this week:

Keep An Eye Out

  • Make sure you check out the Cisco Partner Event calendar for the latest information on Cisco partner gatherings
  • Continue to watch this space for exciting Partner Summit announcements!

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