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John Malzahn

Senior Marketing Manager

Service Provider Cloud Solutions

John Malzahn is a Senior Marketing Manager in Cisco’s Service Provider Cloud Solutions team. He is responsible for driving marketing activities for Cisco’s data center and cloud computing solutions in the telecommunications service provider and enterprise segments worldwide. In this role John is charged with solutions strategy and packaging, value proposition creation, ecosystem development, campaign planning, and high impact go-to-market programs, and execution.

John Malzahn has more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications, managed services, data center technologies and cloud computing, as well as, a successful track record of accomplishments developing, launching and managing new product innovations and lines of business.

Prior to joining Cisco, John held executive leadership roles with Microsoft, Fujitsu, AT&T, Dell, and MCI where he was responsible for Marketing, Product Management, and Global Alliances & Strategic Business Development. John holds an MS/MBA from Western Michigan University and Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University.

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QSS Capitalizes on the Hybrid Cloud Opportunity

The market for cloud services is growing like wildfire. But to capture it, cloud service providers need speed and flexibility. In this marketplace, making customers choose between the same old limited infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) options, or waiting weeks for custom solutions, is no choice at all. Now, leading service providers like QSS can offer a better […]

Enterprise cloud services are changing. Are you ready to adapt?

Forget trying to offer cost savings, you need to meet your customers where they are today, not where they were two years ago. And that means helping them solve a wider range of business problems. Just a few years ago, cloud services were all about dollars and cents. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) was the biggest demand from […]

February 22, 2016

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Building a Platform for Cloud Profitability

Demand for cloud services is exploding. The Cisco Global Cloud Index now forecasts that cloud traffic will grow by more than 30 percent in every region in the...

Get Ready for Cloud 2.0

It’s a good time to be a cloud service provider (CSP). According to the newly released Cisco® Global Cloud Index, global cloud traffic will more than quadruple over the next four years. And for many, if not most enterprise cloud customers, conversations are no longer about whether to adopt the cloud. They’re about how well-tuned […]

December 2, 2015

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TELUS Unveils Hybrid Cloud Solution

Enterprise customers considering IT services often face some difficult tradeoffs: They can go with a public cloud offering, and accept the potential limitations on customization and localized control that implies. Or, they can build new IT services on premises, a process that’s often more complex, expensive, and resource-intensive.  Today, service providers like TELUS are offering […]

November 10, 2015

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Quest Cuts through the Cloud Complexity to Deliver New Managed Services at Scale

Across the industry, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t see cloud services as a huge market opportunity. According to the Cisco Global Cloud Index, global cloud IP traffic will nearly quadruple over the next several years, accounting for more than three quarters of all data center traffic by 2018. But there’s been one major […]

October 23, 2015

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Cisco and Microsoft Accelerate Cloud Providers’ Journey to the Hybrid Cloud

It can be a tough world out there for a cloud provider. You’re facing stiff competition from the big cloud players like Amazon and Google to deliver more flexible cloud services. But you have an edge that they don’t. Customers can trust you to deliver guaranteed reliability, security, and data sovereignty for business-critical applications in […]