As you saw in my blog from yesterday, I’ve been busy at XChange 2014 in San Antonio. As the event wrapped up yesterday, there was another full day of activity.
One of the best things about this event from my perspective is that it gives me the opportunity to meet Cisco partners and some of my Cisco colleagues face-to-face. In fact, I was able to have lunch yesterday with a number of Cisco partners and Cisco colleagues. Last night, Cisco won several Annual Report Card (ARC) awards at the event, including:
Overall Category: Enterprise Networking Infrastructure (Swept all awards in the category)
Overall Category: Unified Communications (Swept all awards in the category)
We take great pride in winning these awards, but all of us at Cisco realize that we don’t win awards like this without the efforts of our partners. I wanted to make sure some of our partners and a few of my colleagues had a chance to speak about these awards. Let’s see what they had to say.
Again, thank you partners for all of your hard work. It was great to meet a few more of you in San Antonio this year. Now back to our regularly scheduled event coverage. Read More »
In today’s tough selling climate, are your customers anxious for data? For “proof” that selecting your practice—and Cisco—as their trusted business advisor is the best choice? If so, today is a great day!
This means you have the extra ammunition you need when going up against competitors to close deals. It also means we owe you a huge “thank you.”
The annual ARC awards recognize technology vendors that received the highest grades from their top partners in three categories: Product Innovation, Support, and Partnership, with the combined scores leading to an Overall winner.
Thousands of partners voted and Cisco is the Overall winner in five of the 23 categories. Also, this was the first year we participated in the Midrange Servers category and we swept the award against the traditional powerhouses, winning Overall and in every sub-category. We also snagged a ninth consecutive win in the Unified Communications category.
Check out our other wins in this handy infographic and please be sure to share it across your social networks.