To Upgrade or Not Upgrade? That Should Not be the Question
Do you ride old network software until it's unsupported or dead? Read about the benefits of maintaining up-to-date software and how they far outweigh the landmines of staying on old, unsupported versions.
Digitizing Cisco Asset Management
IT experts, ask yourselves these two questions: “What assets do I have? And how am I using them?” If you’re having trouble answering, know that you’re not alone.
Modernizing Network Software: Cisco Enterprise Agreement
Almost two years ago, I wrote The Modernization of Network Software, a perspective published in Software Magazine intended to foreshadow changes underway within networking infrastructure (routing, switching, wireless, etc.) with the transition to software-based models. While I encourage you to read the original article, in summary it covered four topics: Networking software becomes independent of […]
Cisco Enterprise Agreement: Key to Cisco’s Evolving Software Business Strategy
We want to see customers grow and win with us. The Cisco EA is making it simpler and more rewarding for customers use Cisco software during their transformation to digital business.
Advanced Security Made Simple
With the announcement of Cisco ONE Advanced Security we’ve taken one more step to align our infrastructure software portfolio to the objectives of our customers as they make the transformation to digital business. As more and more of our customers digitize their businesses — moving applications into the cloud and to the network edge, and making […]
Businesses Are Transforming With Subscription Buying and Selling
We’re in the midst of an era of digital business transformation in which companies are innovating not only in what they are selling, but also in how it is sold, and how it is consumed by their customers. We’re seeing huge changes in the way buyers (consumer and corporate alike) define value. They’re no longer […]
Cisco ONE Software – One year old!
A year ago, we launched Cisco ONE Software, to give customers a simpler and more valuable way to consume Cisco’s software capabilities for their infrastructure. This approach was radically different than previous models, which tightly linked the software features to the underlying hardware. The new model would need to better support evolving customer preferences, including […]
Power(ful) Partnerships in the Digital Age
This blog is co-authored by Michelle Chiantera, Senior Director of Global Partner Marketing. Today, Cisco Partner Summit 2016 kicked off in sunny San Diego. We’re energized and ready for the great week we have planned for our 2,200 partners joining us onsite from around the world. Moments ago, during the general session keynote, Chuck Robbins, Kelly Kramer […]