Julie Colwell

Marketing Manager

Global Partner Marketing

Julie Colwell leads partner story and experience for Global Partner Marketing. Her team educates and inspires partners, so they can grow their Cisco business.

Julie has been with Cisco for four years, working in all things partner marketing – programs, portfolio, brand, events, and communications. Prior to Cisco, she had her own marketing consultancy which provided communications strategy and content development for tech companies from start-ups to Fortune 100.

She lives in Sunnyvale, CA with her husband and three teenagers. And she enjoys tennis, running, and baking, but not yoga.


May 11, 2017


Bridging the Digital Divide at the Montebello Unified School District

Expanding student horizons with help from ConvergeOne and the Cisco partner ecosystem.

May 4, 2017


A Modern Version of an Old-Fashioned House Call

When you’re sick, wouldn’t it be great if you could talk to a healthcare provider on video, so they could check your vitals and chat about your symptoms? Without having to drive to a clinic? That’s a reality for Mercy Virtual’s customers, thanks to our partner World Wide Technology (WWT). WWT says… Our customer Mercy […]

May 1, 2017


Cartoons, IoT and How Not to Bore Your Target Market

Want to watch cartoons? VEM Sistemi’s customers do. When this Italian partner had Cisco marketing dollars, they created some animated videos for their digital marketing strategy....

April 13, 2017


What are our Partners doing in India? Demonetization and Digital Vision

It’s no secret we live in a world of political and economic upheaval. When India demonetized its currency last fall, Prime Minister Modi gave the country two hours’ notice that all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — 86% of the currency in circulation — would no longer be legal tender. And people had 50 days […]

April 7, 2017


Clearing up Hospital Communications – In the OR and the Waiting Room

We rely on our specialized partners to play to their strengths. Singlewire, an ISV headquartered in Wisconsin, is one of them. They’ve developed a mass notification system that sends audio, text, and images to mobile and on-premises devices. This makes it easier for companies to share info fast – whether it’s a chemical spill at […]

March 30, 2017


Free Wi-Fi and candy bars. How can you say no?

In addition to having the coolest name for a generation in decades, millennials are a huge target market for our partners and their customers. Our ISV partners like Turnstyle are helping customer tap into that market by building Wi-Fi marketing platforms and programs. Recently, they figured out how to bring the younger generation into a […]

March 23, 2017


What Are Our Partners Doing In Trauma Centers and Hospitals?

One trauma center asked our partner, Dimension Data, to give them eyes and ears all over their facility so they could act fast when an ambulance arrived in the car park, or life-flight chopper landed on the helipad.

March 16, 2017


What Are Our Irish Partners Doing In Texas?

Davra Networks, an ISV and Cisco Velocity partner, is part of the Cisco Partner Ecosystem, where they can meet other global partners. Here's how they teamed up with Presidio to help a school district get smart and connected.

March 9, 2017


Securing a Global University

For NYU campuses around the world, protecting data and connecting staff and students is now a reality. Connecting university campuses around the world can be complicated. Critical research needs to be both available and secure. Different countries require different compliance. And you have thousands of students, staff, faculty and guests accessing your network. For a […]

March 2, 2017


What Are Our Partners Doing in the Netherlands?

More Students, Increased Capacity, Same Space It’s hard to get into a good university. Even qualified students are turned away because there’s not enough space on campus. Cisco Solution Partner Lone Rooftop is changing that. Wageningen University in the Netherlands is educating more students by increasing the classroom capacity they have by 15% using data […]

February 23, 2017


Medical Treatment in the Mountains

“Patients get the same advanced, sophisticated care they’d get from a modern hospital.” You have to be tough to live in the shadow of Mount Everest at the top of the world. For the farmers and herders who call Mozhugongka home, pulmonary disease is common and tough to treat… until now. Using Cisco collaboration, our […]

February 15, 2017


What in the World are our Partners Doing?

It’s more than just connecting school buses. It’s connecting a community.  A medical clinic in Tibet. A school district in Texas. A financial services company in South Africa. A convenience store in Canada. What do they have in common? They’re all going digital with solutions sold through Cisco partners. We thought you’d like to know more about […]