Xander Uyleman

Senior Manager

Global Partner Marketing

Xander Uyleman is a Senior Manager in the Global Partner Marketing organization and worked more than 14 years at Cisco in various groups and organizations in both Europe and the US. Leading multiple joint marketing campaigns with Service Provider partners for their cloud and managed service offerings. Currently, Uyleman is leading the Cisco Powered campaign driving relevance of Cloud services from Cloud providers and resellers with end customers.


March 8, 2016


Taking Customer Experience to the Next Level

According to a study by Accenture, price is not the primary reason for customer churn: 66% of respondents stated they have switched companies due to poor customer service. But what makes this number even more relevant is that 82% of these respondents felt the company could have done something to prevent them from switching. When […]

February 23, 2016


Cisco Powered: You’ve Come a Long Way

The cloud is no longer the disruptive technology of tomorrow.  Today, it plays an essential role in day-to-day business operations of an increasing number of organizations worldwide.  With the expanding number of services available, cloud represents an important opportunity for cloud providers.  However, with this expansion also comes greater competition. In the early days of […]

February 23, 2016


Not All Clouds Are Created Equal

Does the idea of building out your own data center make you pause? Remember, the cloud enables you to leverage the investment service providers have made in cloud to reduce your own CAPEX and OPEX spending. You can literally transform how you do business with a wide range of infrastructure, collaboration, security, and recovery services […]

January 19, 2016


A Promise From A Cloud Provider That Means Something

There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes in cloud. This makes it difficult to know how reliable a provider’s cloud is going to be. Many are best-effort implementations, meaning you only have the provider’s word for it that their cloud is reliable. These providers also often employ a white-box infrastructure so you don’t […]

January 11, 2016


Beginning Your Hybrid Cloud Digital Transformation

Moving to cloud has compelling value to organizations of all types and sizes. With benefits such as lower CAPEX, flexible scalability, and global access to enterprise-class IT resources, many businesses are able to increase their agility with public cloud services. As a consequence, they can act upon market opportunities faster and with great efficiency. The […]

November 3, 2015


The 3-Level Approach to Availability

Availability is essential to smooth business operation. Many organizations think of availability in terms of network access. After all, if you can’t access your servers, you can’t do business. Availability in this sense is measured by how long the network is down per year. The cost of such downtime can be measured in millions of […]

August 31, 2015


You Are Not Alone

On the surface, moving your operations to the cloud sounds relatively straightforward. With IaaS, for example, you simply migrate workloads to run on a server in your service provider’s data center instead of your own. In some respects, it is this easy. It is when they need to select which workloads to move that many […]

August 26, 2015


#CiscoChat: Discover Intercloud with Peak 10 and Cisco

There are numerous reasons organizations look to extend their data centers. More dynamic and flexible computing needs and increasing storage capabilities are just a couple. And while this can sometimes prove a challenge for organizations, our Intercloud solution has given customers the freedom to expand their data centers, without compromising security, established user policies or […]

July 13, 2015


Carrier-Class Cloud

When evaluating cloud services, many organizations make the mistake of focusing largely on a service’s contracted price. While this takes into account the initial outlay and operational cost of a cloud service, it fails to consider the potential losses a business can incur when a service that does not accurately meet all of its specific […]