Cisco Partner Summit 2016

February 23, 2017


Cisco Capital Partners: Keeping Up with the Changing Pace of Business

Customers demand new ways to acquire and consume technology, putting pressure on our partners’ capital strategy, cash flow management and other financial indicators -- all while profitably growing their businesses.

February 17, 2017


From a Partner Lens: 10 insights about the Cisco UCS S-Series

You could feel the energy rumbling through San Francisco’s air as over 2,000 partners stepped onto Moscone Center to learn about Cisco’s latest product news and partner technologies. The November 2016 Partner summit did not disappoint as it became the platform that launched Cisco’s UCS S-Series, a new addition to the Cisco UCS product portfolio. […]

November 17, 2016


Developers Accelerate Innovation… DevNet Accelerates Developers.

Now more than ever, our partners need to deliver business outcomes to customers at Full Speed.  We also know this often requires custom software development in addition to industry-leading technology. Whether you are a large partner organization that needs to be more nimble, or a small to medium-sized partner company that needs to be competitive […]

November 14, 2016


Refine Your Focus with Distribution

I can't believe it's been nearly two weeks since an energizing Partner Summit in San Francisco! As I take a step back and reflect, one word continues to pop into my...

November 10, 2016


Full Speed to Profitability: Keep the Momentum Going

Wow.  So that’s what a Full Speed Partner Summit feels like? Let me take a second to catch my breath and reflect on #CiscoPS16. As we heard from Chuck...

November 9, 2016



Last week’s Partner Summit in San Francisco took place at Full Speed! Let me start by sincerely thanking all of our attendees, partners, analysts, guests and Cisco employees for their...

November 7, 2016


Moving Together. Every Time. Full Speed.

At Cisco’s Partner Summit last week in San Francisco, I was thrilled to host my first Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regional session. It came a month after I celebrated...

November 3, 2016


This Will Help You Sleep at Night

Salesforce Scale. Sales Acceleration. Customer Reach and Loyalty. Do these terms sound familiar? To others in different industries, these might just be simple phrases.  To you they mean so much more. They were also a constant theme among partners shared with me during the Partner Summit 2016 Event. It’s clear that scaling your sales teams, […]

November 1, 2016


Upping the Game in Collaboration

Today at Partner Summit, we announced innovations that will help us get amazing technology into more hands, faster. We are completely reinventing how the world connects and communicates. We are on the cusp of massive change that will be fueled by machine intelligence and virtual reality. Our goal is to get amazing technology into everyone’s hands.