For Cisco partners, now is the time to get more deeply involved with Cisco Services.
If you caught Edzard Overbeek’s presentation at Cisco Partner Summit earlier this month, you’ll remember what he and other executives said: for every dollar of Cisco product sold, services can generate an additional $3-$7, dramatically increasing the size of deals and translating into profits. As Edzard, SVP, Cisco Services, explained, when you combine the opportunity presented by consulting services, industry services, platform and analytics services, professional services and technical services, Cisco partners are looking at about $162 billion in addressable market.
So how do partners get there? Edzard joined the Cisco Channels social media team at Partner Summit to talk through what it all means, watch below:
Read on to find out about special Cisco Services offers announced at Partner Summit.
As Edzard said, Cisco is fully committed to helping partners capture every bit of the services opportunity. The Cisco Services Partner Program (CSPP), for example, already has more than 50,000 partners participating from 140 countries, with $200 million already paid out in services rebates since CSPP’s launch a year ago.
Make sure you check out our Partner Summit Services Information page (login required) for a full recap of Cisco Services presentations from Partner Summit and advice and case studies for transforming your partner services practice. This page is also the place to go for information on current Cisco partner services promotions, including limited-time discounts on ServiceGrid contracts and promotional funding and rebates on services bookings.
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