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Thierry Drilhon, VP Worldwide Channels, European Markets

Mandy Knotts of Cisco PR speaks with Thierry Drilhon at the Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. Thierry speaks about top of mind issues for Cisco European channel partners and how his team is addressing channel partner needs through new programs and initiatives.Post by Mandy Knotts

Keith Goodwin’s Parting Words for Channel Partners

Mandy Knotts of Cisco PR speaks with Keith Goodwin, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels at the close of Cisco Worldwide Partner Summit. Keith shares the partner feedback regarding Cisco’s focus on collaboration and if he had any surprises during partner meetings.Post by Mandy Knotts

Cisco Perspectives: One CEO’s Insights

Cisco Partner Summit: Insights from John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, CiscoNot all CEOs make an appearance at their company’s annual gathering of business partners. But Cisco CEO John Chambers routinely does. Why? Well, with more than 80 percent of his company’s business flowing through partners annually, Chambers is not one to take business relationships lightly. In this video, he shares his observations on what partners told him was foremost on their minds at this year’s annual partner gathering in Honolulu. In addition, he offers some advice for fellow CEOs trying to navigate a course during tough economic times.Post by T.C. Doyle

Mobility Vlog Series

I invite you to change blog channels for a little bit and turn your attention to our sister Cisco blog on mobility. In the first video in this series, you’ll hear from Ben Gibson, Senior Director of Mobility Solutions, talking about”Mobility and the Converging Networks.” Your’ll learn what Cisco is seeing as IT’s challenge for providing mobility to employees and mobile users as they are connecting to more disparate networks (both wired and wireless). Gibson provides insight on what and how IT should consider when planning, managing and growing a mobility system.Watch this video and if you like what you see, I invite you to RSS your way over to the Mobility blog or subscribe via e-mail alert.

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