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Got 3 Minutes? We’ve Got Your Top Cisco Partner Headlines

January 20, 2011
at 2:02 pm PST

OK, we realize you’re busy. You’re working full time, taking the kids to school, sending out tweets, and going on business trips, so when do you have time to peruse the top headlines?

If you’ve got three minutes, you’ve got all of the latest Cisco Partner headlines and news that matters.

Partner Update, our bi-weekly video newscast features all the top headlines that matter to partners — in less than 5 minutes. Watch the latest newcast below and be sure to like our Cisco Channels Facebook page so you don’t miss an episode.

If you’d like to submit an item for one of our broadcasts, leave a comment here on the blog or send us a tweet @Cisco_Channels.

Keep reading for links and details of what we covered in the newscast…

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Cisco Capital Financing Offers
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New, Smaller Catalyst Switches
Got customers who work in a small space? Then you’ll definitely want to let them know about Cisco’s new Catalyst Series Switches. They’re roughly the size of an Xbox console, and they deliver highly secure, cost-effective network connectivity and power.

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