Michael Glickman

Senior Vice President

Global Service Provider

Michael Glickman is Senior Vice President and leader of the Global Service Provider Segment. He and his team are responsible for Cisco's Service Provider strategy, creating and driving innovative offers and sales motions on a global basis, and providing a consistent experience for customers, partners, and field teams.

Glickman and his team are charged with defining one global operating model for the Service Provider Segment, building and orchestrating the business, and scaling capabilities to deliver sales success. This includes offers to Service Providers utilized to build out their networks and services, and also those fueling Cisco's go-to-market relationship with Service Providers as a Channel.

During his long tenure at Cisco, Glickman has held a variety of leadership positions in Sales and Marketing. Prior to his current role, he led the relationships with Hyper-Scale players, U.S. Telecommunications companies, Latin American Service Providers, Wireline Emerging Providers, and U.S. Cable operators.

Glickman has over 25 years of experience in the technology marketplace, which has included responsibilities in Sales, Marketing, and Finance. He joined Cisco from Amdahl Corporation (Fujitsu America) where he was Vice President and General Manager for Northeastern Operations, with profit-and-loss responsibility for all operations in that region.

Outside of Cisco, Glickman serves on several industry boards including CTIA and NAF and sits on the Executive Board of Junior Achievement in New Jersey.

Glickman holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Illinois.


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Protecting Small Businesses from Malicious Attacks through Managed Service Providers

Managed services are a key opportunity for service providers to increase their customer relevance, boost customer lifetime value, and grow top-line revenues. One of our passions in Cisco’s Service Provider...

February 24, 2019


MWC Series: New Cybersecurity and Network Management Services for the Digital Transformation of Italian Companies

A year ago, at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, we shared that we were partnering up with TIM to accelerate the digitization of Italian companies with TIM Safe Web. This year at Mobile World Congress 2019, we shared that we are extending that value with new managed network services and mobile cybersecurity services.

February 24, 2019


MWC Series: Testing 5G services for Manufacturing and Smart Cities Applications with TIM

We are very pleased with our partnership with TIM. As mentioned in my other blog covering TIM Safeweb, we are working with TIM to further digitization of businesses and public- sector organizations in Italy. We are now expanding further on this goal with the beginning of the first 5G applications and services testing.

February 28, 2019


MWC Series: Readying Fastweb’s Network for the 5G Era

At Mobile World Congress 2019, we shared news of our partnership with Fastweb on a network modernization project that will enhance the capabilities and performances of the Fastweb fiber-based network.

February 26, 2019


MWC Series: Building a Unified Cloud Across Multiple Data Centers with du

Application innovation is at the heart of United Arab Emirate’s digital economy and country transformation.

February 25, 2019


MWC Series: Etisalat UAE and Cisco announced the first Self-Driving Internet Peering Network for Middle East and Africa

Cisco and Etisalat UAE are introducing automation and software-defined networking (SDN) to the Emirates Internet Exchange (EMIX) network, deploying cutting-edge technologies to enable new opportunities and business models.

February 26, 2019


MWC Series: Mobily and ITC Select Cisco to Build State-of-the-Art Network to Support Future Growth

There is another exciting partnership in the works for Cisco. We have partnered with Saudi National Fiber Network (SNFN) Partners, Etihad Etisalat “Mobily”, Bayant Al-Ola, and Integrated Telecom Company “ITC”, on a project to modernize and upgrade SNFN network to prepare for the next phase of growth.

February 24, 2019


MWC Series: Ultra Packet Core with CUPS to Deliver 5G Broadband Services for STC

In Saudi Arabia, the strong growth in mobile users, smartphones, mobile video consumption and IoT connections are projected to significantly increase mobile data traffic over the next five years.

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