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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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:
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.
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.
Reinventing the Internet: Solving Communication Service Provider Bandwidth Issues with Better Network Design
The key to making any network redesign effective is doing it in a way that tackles the bandwith problem while changing the economics of building and operating networks at the same time.