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.


June 17, 2015


The Contact Center as a Profit Center

The role of the contact center is making a major shift. In the past, the goal of the contact center was to handle customer calls as quickly as possible. Time spent on the phone was time paying for an agent. Today’s customer calls are being recognized as a powerful opportunity for businesses to turn a […]

May 18, 2015


The Three Levels of Trust

Hybrid cloud is about flexibility. It’s about having access to the extra capacity you need, when you need it. It’s about paying only for what you use. And it’s about being able to quickly extend your IT capabilities so you can address new opportunities as they arise. Hybrid cloud is also about saving money. And […]

May 6, 2015


Verizon Enables Collaboration Around the World

The announcement that Verizon is offering global unified communication cloud service is good news for companies all over the world. Large organizations tend to be slower to adopt new technology, and the cloud is no exception. Such wariness has its logic: with their scale, a wrong decision implemented across a large organization can be crippling.   […]

April 16, 2015


Colocation for a Smooth Transition to Cloud

When choosing your path to cloud, it’s important to remember why you are making this transition in the first place. For many companies, the cloud is about increasing agility and optimizing your IT assets to your company’s best advantage. Every company has unique requirements, so every path to cloud is unique as well. In “Moving […]

April 8, 2015


The Power of Endorsement

In his blog, “5 Traits to Look for in a Successful Cloud Reseller”, Carmen Sorice, SVP Channels at Sungard Availability Services offers valuable advice, both to resellers looking to move to cloud as well as to service providers. Specific traits such as executive leadership, relationship with customers, trust, give to get, and taking an integrated […]

March 3, 2015


Building Confidence in the Cloud

Confidence is an importance ingredient in selling cloud services. In Deliver Cloud Services Meeting the Highest Standard, cloud provider Cirrity shares how fragile customer confidence can be.

February 5, 2015


Security in the Hybrid Cloud

Security is a primary concern for many organizations making the transition to cloud.  In the blog, “Taking a Hybrid Cloud Approach to Security”, cloud provider Presidio shares how building a hybrid cloud enables you to maximize security while maximizing flexibility at the same time. Security in this instance can be thought of in terms of […]

February 3, 2015


Evolving Your Organization with Software Defined Networking

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an exciting evolution in IT.  Today, connections throughout a network are made by directly connecting to routers to control them.  This is a process that can be time-consuming and prone to error, depending upon the size of the network being managed.  Furthermore, the effort involved in making changes across large […]

January 23, 2015


Why Shadow IT is Dangerous to Your Organization

Moving to cloud offers many benefits to organizations.  However, these benefits come with a corresponding range of new challenges for IT to address.  One of these challenges is what is known as “Shadow IT.”  Shadow IT refers to activities of members within an organization to secure their own IT resources without going through a company’s […]