Cisco Blogs


Cisco Blog > Channels

Cisco and Tandberg’s Commitment to Partners

October 2, 2009
at 12:00 pm PST

Cisco’s intent to acquire Norway-based video conferencing company Tandberg (announced today) will help expand collaboration solutions to reach a broader set of customers, extending TelePresence from the board room to the desktop.

It’s no secret that channel partners are critical to both Tandberg and Cisco’s success in bringing these solutions to the masses. In the video below, John Chambers — Cisco’s Chaiman and CEO — and Tandberg CEO Fredrik Halvorsen discuss the importance of partnering as the two companies join forces.

Following the close of the acquisition, both companies will work together to create an integrated channel program, giving qualified channel partners the ability to sell both Cisco and Tandberg joint offerings.

In an effort to keep conversations fresh, Cisco Blogs closes comments after 60 days. Please visit the Cisco Blogs hub page for the latest content.

9 Comments.


  1. Sounds like a good partnership. I’ve enjoyed Tandberg’s VC services for a while.

       0 likes

  2. Following the close of the acquisition, both companies will work together. I am not sure ?

       0 likes

  3. Voice n Data are solid…. Cant wait for Tandberg to help expand Video to the the final piece to that powerful trinity of all three together for Cisco enterprise / partners / consumers… =) Cant wait for this new innovation for efficient gains for all to benefit from.IT Manager–Lake Avenue Church, Pasadena CA

       0 likes

  4. Great..Cisco and Tandberg’s Commitment to Partners. I hope this partners get success in the future.

       0 likes

  5. nice article … thank you … This article may be useful for me

       0 likes

  6. I’m using Cisco for my data and voice router since 2002 (began with cisco AS5300) ..I’m one of fans of you, infact…really love this article ..and see what will be for cisco new product :)

       0 likes

  7. I’m not so sure this has been an enormous success!

       0 likes

  8. Great partnership and if it gives Tandberg more finance for product developemnt backed by Ciscos technology it will benefit customers too.

       0 likes