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Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit: The SMB Opportunity

Rick Moran, VP of SMB Solutions Marketing Shares Provides an SMB UpdateMandy Knotts of Cisco PR speaks with Rick Moran, VP of SMB Solutions Marketing at the Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. Rick provides an update on Cisco’s SMB efforts since last year’s Partner Summit and talks about what’s exciting about the SMB opportunity for Cisco and its channel partners.Post by Mandy Knotts

Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit: The Cisco/Channel Partner Relationship

Ken Westwood, COO of Dimension Data Australia Shares His Perspective on Their Relationship with CiscoMandy Knotts of Cisco PR speaks with Ken Westwood, COO of Dimension Data Australia at the Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. As a key Cisco channel partner, Ken speaks about why he thinks the Cisco/Dimension Data relationship is successful, the challenge around finding IT talent and the Data Center opportunity.Post by Mandy Knotts

On Fire for the Nexus 5000

Senior Director of Data Center Marketing Doug Gourlay: On Fire for the Nexus 5000Mandy Knotts of Cisco PR speaks with Doug Gourlay, Senior Director of Data Center Marketing at the Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. Doug provides insight into what was revealed at this morning’s press conference and the opportunity around Data Center 3.0. Beyond Data Center, Doug also negotiates a deal with Mandy that will involve a future and “hot” blog post in the days to come.Post by Mandy Knotts

Partners Are an Extension of the Cisco Sales Force

Mandy Knotts of Cisco PR sat down with Wendy Bahr, VP of US/Canada Channels at the Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. Wendy shares everything from why channel partner’s are critical to Cisco’s success and her interest in fire dancing while in Hawaii. — Why are channel partners critical to Cisco’s success in the US/Canada theater?– How many Partner Summit’s have you attended?– How has the Partner Summit evolved?– Have our channel partner’s business priorities changed over the last few years? If yes, how?Post by Mandy Knotts

Honolulu’s Transformation: Updating with Cisco

Partner Summit 2008T.C. Doyle, of Cisco, visits with Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann and talks about the use of technology in his city. He also talks with Honolulu CIO, Gordon Bruce, about their use of Cisco Unified Communications and some challenges that he’s seen since becoming CIO.Post by Mandy Knotts