Analysts bring years of experience and broad industry knowledge to their clients. They also perform valuable market research and trusted competitive analyses. But tapping into these resources can be tough, because of their busy calendars.
That’s about to change! Cisco is introducing the Virtual Analyst Perspective (VAP), a pilot program that gives partners a seat at the table with well-regarded industry analysts.
It begins on June 27, as Cisco hosts two, one-hour VAP webinars. It’s completely free—partners just need to register to participate. (Editor’s note: The event is finished, but you can click here to listen to the entire Virtual Analyst Perspective replay.)
VAP’s first guest is Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst with ZK Research, a division of Kerravala Consulting. He’ll share directly with partners his expert insight on how trends can affect your business portfolio—and how to transform your business for the future. Read More »
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So, what are customer trends in the next 3-5 years, how much are they really buying into virtualization and cloud, and what does all this change in the data center mean for their careers?
As part of our on-going series of Connected World Reports, we asked these and more questions to 2,600 folks from 13 counties across the globe and got some surprising responses back. We are getting together some visionaries of our own to discuss the responses and add their own insights into where IT and the data center are going in the next few years:
- John Manville, vice president of IT, Cisco
- Jackie Ross, vice president, Server Access and Virtualization Group, Cisco
- Brian Modoff, senior analyst, Deutsche Bank
Join our panel on December 8 at 8:00 a.m. PST, via a live Internet TV event to review the results and implications of the third and final Cisco Connected World Report, called “Focus on the Data Center”.
- To view the program, visit www.ustream.tv/ciscotv. Registration is not required, and the programs will also be available for re-play at the same link: www.ustream.tv/ciscotv.
Tags: data center, IT trends