Cisco distributors

September 8, 2017

PARTNER

Cisco Recognized With GTDC Award For Distribution Growth

The power of distribution partnerships should not be underestimated.  For Cisco, our distribution channel continues to be a scaling and innovation engine.  At the same time we focus on helping our distribution partners capitalize on new markets and technologies, while enabling channel partners to also tap new opportunities and grow their practices. That’s why I […]

July 12, 2017

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The New Network Brings New Opportunities for Distributors

I hope that many of you had the chance to attend our recent Cisco Live event in Las Vegas. If you did, you had the pleasure of hearing Chuck Robbins introduce you to Cisco’s new era of networking and the countless technological advances and opportunities this offers our partner ecosystem.  For Cisco distributors in particular, […]

February 8, 2017

PARTNER

Distributors: Grow Your Business with Digital Marketing

I have been very fortunate in life and in my career that I have been able to see much of the world. I find tremendous joy in immersing myself in...

December 21, 2016

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Talent Bridge Through the Eyes of the Educator

Last week, I discussed the NetAcademy and Talent Bridge program from the student’s perspective. But really, that is only half of the story. I believe it’s essential to understand the NetAcademy program from an educator’s perspective, too. Why, you ask? Because who knows students better than their own teachers. NetAcad instructors at ECC Pete Avino […]

December 13, 2016

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A Recipe for IT Career Success – Ingram Micro, ECC and Cisco Talent Bridge

  At Cisco Partner Summit in November, a hot topic when talking with many of you was talent. How do you make sure you have the right people with the right skills for the digital economy? As I mentioned in my blog last week, Cisco Networking Academy is all about developing the best IT students […]

December 9, 2016

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Speed, Simplicity and Smarketing

Wendy Bahr said it best at Partner Summit: “to move with speed, we have to simplify”. But how can you cut through the clutter and not only reach your target audience, but reach them with something that spurs action and pushes results? Our distribution partners at Comstor did just that. Through a laser focus on […]

December 8, 2016

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How One Disti Partner Puts “Smarketing” In Play

Partners of all types across the globe have one very important thing in common. Yes, they all want to become more profitable; but, they also want to help facilitate this by aligning their sales and marketing teams more closely. While some still see marketing as a “support” role, it really is critical to a healthy, […]

December 7, 2016

PARTNER

Are You Taking Full Advantage of Digital Marketing Opportunities?

You’ve heard me say it. You’ve heard Karen Walker say it: the transition to digital marketing is a business imperative for businesses across the board. And distributors are no exception. In my blog This Will Help You Sleep at Night, I outlined some of the key benefits and digital marketing offerings available throughout the ENGAGE […]

December 6, 2016

PARTNER

Looking for Great IT Talent? Talent Bridge is the Answer for Cisco Partners

Business and IT continue to change more rapidly than ever, yet as a manager I remain committed to one consistent thing – hiring the best talent and arming them with the skills for a successful future. Whether you are growing your own career, or building a team, Cisco can help. So, how can Cisco help […]