Evolution of Smart Net Total Care – Unique Opportunities for Our Partners
The Internet of Everything (IoE) completely reinvents the way we operate. It makes us more productive and competitive, and opens new opportunities for business. At the heart of this innovation is the NETWORK. The IoE puts new demands on the way the network is managed and operated. The network must securely support apps, devices, clouds, […]
Delivering Business Solutions with Connected Analytics
According to the annual IDC Digital Universe study, in a mere five years, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for each human being on the planet. Yet, incredibly, nearly 99.5 percent of data (currently) is not analyzed and therefore not effectively utilized nor monetized.
IoE: So Much Data, So Many Great Partner Opportunities
You know the Internet of Everything (IoE) is gaining traction when you hear about it from the guy changing your oil. Earlier this month I was dropping off my car for its regular service when the technician began asking me how the Internet of Everything will change automobile maintenance and repair.
Changing IT Consumption Economics: Ignore at Your Own Peril
As tech buying power shifts away from IT departments to line of business decision makers, five key trends are reshaping how customers want to consume technology.
Monetizing the Shift to Cloud and Hybrid IT with Services
Picture this scene, which took place last month at Cisco's Partner Summit in Las Vegas. I had been talking for a few minutes in the lobby of the Venetian with a long-time Cisco partner when he suddenly asked, “Raja, how are you guys at Cisco going to help us use services to capitalize on cloud and hybrid IT?” I answered: “Plenty…and rapidly expanding.”
Software-Enabled Services Create Lucrative New Partner Opportunities
When I meet with partners around the globe, I hear a steady drum beat that sounds like this: Customers are shifting their focus from “make my network work” to “give me operational outcomes.” This is a clear sign that customers are moving from an IT-centric view of networking to a business-centric view of the value that networking enables. In short, customers now expect services tied to business outcomes.