Cisco Cloud and Managed Services

January 25, 2019

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Awards, Certifications & Record Collaboration Revenues Highlight Winning Year for Cisco-CenturyLink Partnership

Winning teams have a few things in common: they bring together diverse skills, their individual players collaborate to get the job done, and they are driven to succeed. All of those elements aligned in 2018 for the Cisco-CenturyLink partnership.

A Rose by Any Other Name …

… is actually sweeter, as I’ll explain. The well-regarded managed service creation and delivery platform formerly known as Cisco Virtual Managed Services (VMS) is now theCisco Managed Services.

February 28, 2018

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New Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud: Built for Managed Security Service Providers

Cisco's new Stealthwatch Cloud is a cloud-managed, software-as-a-service offering that enables service providers to offer effective managed threat detection services without upfront product or infrastructure capital, making it fast, easy, and low risk for service providers to deliver new security offers to their customers.

August 10, 2017

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

5 SD-WAN Operational Challenges for Service Providers to Consider

Cloud and associated networking technologies such as Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) offer significant benefits. The challenge is that you need to go through complete operational transformation which affects both IT and the business.

The Solution Capacity Management Has Been Waiting For

Operations Managers are very familiar with all the reasons their appliance-based networking infrastructure needs to be reconsidered—they live the problem constantly, day in and day out.

Transformation and the New Role of Managed Services

Like other well-worn terms such as “Digitization,” “DevOps,” or “Agile,” transformation can mean a lot of different things depending on the perspective of the organization, team, or individual person.

November 10, 2015

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Quest Cuts through the Cloud Complexity to Deliver New Managed Services at Scale

Across the industry, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t see cloud services as a huge market opportunity. According to the Cisco Global Cloud Index, global cloud IP traffic will nearly quadruple over the next several years, accounting for more than three quarters of all data center traffic by 2018. But there’s been one major […]

February 16, 2015

PARTNER

All signs point to one thing: if you aren’t talking to your customers about cloud services, your competition probably …

According to a new IDC white paper, sponsored by Cisco, "Enabling Partner Value in the Cloud Economy", 68 percent of companies with more than 1,000 employees are using some form of cloud or plan to implement cloud within the next 12 months.