We had a great Cisco Partner Summit last week. In case you missed any of the information, be sure to check out the day one, day two and day three recaps of this week’s event.
All this week, we will be wrapping up our coverage of Cisco Partner Summit 2014 with more executive interviews, additional thoughts from our partner ambassadors and a final recap on Friday, April 4.
To get started with this week, I would like to share with you my interview with Rob Lloyd, President, Development and Sales. Rob took some time last week to sit down with the Social Media team and discuss what’s on partners’ minds. He also broke down the Cisco Global Intercloud announcement for us into what Cisco partners should really focus on moving forward.
It was great to sit down with Rob and get his takeaways for partners. Continue to watch the Cisco Channels Blog this week and as always, let me know how we are doing in the comments section below.
It’s the end of a fantastic week at Cisco Partner Summit 2014. In case you missed any of the information this week, be sure to check out the day one, day two and day three recaps of this week’s event.
During next week, we will wrap up our coverage of Cisco Partner Summit 2014 with more executive interviews and some more thoughts from our partner ambassadors. However, to wrap up this week, we had the opportunity to talk to the man that heads up Cisco, Chairman and CEO John Chambers.
John was gracious enough to sit down with us and offer his thoughts on what’s been on the minds of our partners, what you need to focus on to make the Internet of Everything (IoE) viable for your clients, and what key takeaways you should walk away with from Cisco Partner Summit 2014.
As John mentioned, we are all facing the “pace of change squared,” but by staying committed to its partners, focusing on market transition, and listening to customers, Cisco can be the number one IT company in the world.
With day one and day two of Cisco Partner Summit complete Bruce Klein, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Partner Organization opened day three by recapping the amazing parties from the night before, with EMEAR taking top honors for best party this year.
We got the chance to catch up with partners to hear their perspectives on today’s General Session. Here’s what they had to say:
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With day one of Cisco Partner Summit covering the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, day two opened with the Magnetic Poets and a performance that included the entire audience. Partners were able to open day two of the event by performing with the band, via their own mobile devices.
Bruce Klein, Cisco SVP of Worldwide Partner Organization, then took the stage and talked about the continuing level of excitement this week. He kept things brief, since he wanted partners prepared for a different format for the General Session on day two this year. This morning’s session featured five Cisco executives speaking for 15 minutes each, focusing on the subject to be covered in an afternoon business transformation sessions.
We were able to catch up with partners to hear their perspectives on the 15 minute talks from today’s General Session. Here’s what they had to say:
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At Cisco, we’re fully committed to our partners’ success. That’s why we feel it’s important to recognize our top-performing partners for their outstanding achievements.
Last evening during a Global awards reception held at Cisco Partner Summit, taking place this week in Las Vegas, we had the distinguished privilege of honoring our top global partners for their best-in-class performance. Sixteen global partners were selected for their exemplary performance across several categories.
Winners of the 2014 Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are:
Global Learning Partner of the Year — NIL Data Communications
Geo Region Partner of the Year – Nexus
SP Architecture Partner of the Year — ECCOM Network System Co. Ltd.
APJC Partner of the Year — Logicalis
Solution Innovation Partner of the Year — Step Logic
EMEAR Global Partner of the Year — BT Group
EMEAR Global Commercial Partner of the Year — Kelway UK Ltd.
Services Partner of the Year — Dimension Data Asia Pacific
Cloud Provider Partner of the Year — Telstra Corporation