IDC

May 27, 2021

PARTNER

Helping Partners Through Magnified IT Market Change

As companies seek guidance and help to navigate their IT journey post-COVID, the role of partners has become more vital. Guest blogger Steve White, Program Vice President at IDC, discusses how the Cisco Partner Program can help companies adapt and evolve by using iDC's five-stage model for enterprise recovery.

April 12, 2021

PARTNER

Come for the Program Updates. Stay for the IDC Research.

We are starting a new broadcast series to keep you informed about the Cisco Partner program. It's called “Future Ready – Programs and Profitability," and the first episode is Wednesday, April 14.

February 15, 2021

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing in 2021 – the IDC perspective

There is no way to talk about the last year within the manufacturing industry without bringing up the impact of COVID-19. Manufacturing was unprepared to deal with disruption, which has caused many across the industry to rethink their approach to the business, and how to be better prepared.

December 3, 2020

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

From Transactions to Collaborative Relationships-How 2020 Accelerated the Adoption of Customer Experience

When the playbook is unwritten, the team becomes even more important. Excellence is not preferred, it’s expected. Here’s what 2020 taught us about the need for a differentiated customer experience.

October 1, 2020

DATA CENTER

How to get what you need for hybrid cloud success

Cloud usage continues to rise as every business looks for greater speed, agility, and cost efficiency. But as more workloads shift to the cloud, many companies are running into the same challenges they hoped to overcome in the first place. How to get what you need for hybrid cloud success? Many of the challenges associated […]

September 4, 2020

PARTNER

Cisco Cloud and Compute – A Leader in Application Experience

I’m excited to share some amazing recognition Cisco has received from Forrester Wave, essentially validating a multi-year approach, commitment, and pivot we made to focus on the customer Application Experience. Here 3 simple ways to think about the importance of the Application Experience:

April 1, 2020

PARTNER

Accelerate Digital Transformation Now

Digital transformation is front and center and organizations should use this time to accelerate their transition. Cisco, as a company, and my team in the Global Partner Transformation (GPT) organization are here to help you, our valued partners.

February 12, 2020

NETWORKING

SD-WAN at an Inflection Point: As Deployments Scale, Enterprises Look Beyond Connectivity

Through a comprehensive data collection process, IDC recently interviewed enterprises with distributed business operations to understand the impact of deploying Cisco software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technology.