Expanding Your Possibilities with Cisco Partner Programs
The theme of this year’s Partner Summit conference is “Everything Possible,” and it ties perfectly to what’s happening with our partner programs, where we are expanding your possibilities on many levels.
Four Roles on a Roll – The Cisco Partner Program
Cisco has the best partners in the industry, and our new program validates their expertise and excellence in a way that customers can easily recognize. As we up-level our value exchange in the new program, here are the highlights.
Cisco’s New Route to Market: Agency
Starting today, we are working with Intelisys, a leading master agent, and their 1,700+ channel sales professionals. Intelisys agents are now authorized to offer Webex Meetings, Webex Calling and a select group of Webex Devices to their customers who are interested in cloud collaboration products and services for an inclusive hybrid workplace.
Helping Partners Through Magnified IT Market Change
As companies seek guidance and help to navigate their IT journey post-COVID, the role of partners has become more vital. Guest blogger Steve White, Program Vice President at IDC, discusses how the Cisco Partner Program can help companies adapt and evolve by using iDC's five-stage model for enterprise recovery.
Come for the Program Updates. Stay for the IDC Research.
We are starting a new broadcast series to keep you informed about the Cisco Partner program. It's called “Future Ready – Programs and Profitability," and the first episode is Wednesday, April 14.
More with Less
We just launched a new, intuitive deal registration platform that provides speed without compromise. It saves time during registration and approvals by using a guided experience.
Unboxing The New Cisco Partner Program
Marc Surplus unboxes the new Cisco Partner Program and shows you how we're bringing out siloed programs together into a single, cohesive framework structured around the roles you play with your customers, as opposed to how you transact with Cisco.
Cisco Wins Three 5-Star Awards for Partner Programs
I hope you’re ready for some good news. CRN published their annual Partner Program guide this week. Thanks to you, this is the ninth straight year we have won one of their prestigious Five Star awards. I’m proud to say, for the first time ever, we won three awards.
Three Reasons to Grow Your Small and Mid-Size Customers with Cisco
In November 2019, we announced Cisco’s Perform Plus rebate program for partners, and I’m happy to say the program is now live globally.
Have You Found Your Edge?
Cisco helps you “Own Your Edge” by unveiling two new catalyst Lifecycle Starter programs and a new Lifecycle Incentives program at its annual Partner Summit conference.
If You Hate Spoilers, Don’t Read This Blog
Marc Surplus takes a look back at promises from Partner Summit 2018 and how we've done as we're heading back into this year's partner event.
Grow Today and Transform for Tomorrow with Cisco Partner Programs
I'm excited to announce new changes that are fundamentally evolving our programs to align with Cisco’s strategic tranisiton to software and a focus across the lifecycle of your business.
Introducing Global Gold – A New Partner Certification Tier
Global Gold is for highly-specialized partners who can provide a Gold level experience to their customers globally. That’s a tall order, but our partners decide how they meet the requirements.