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December 6, 2017

PARTNER

Coaching our Channel to Success in the Sports, Retail & Hospitality Industries!

Before talking to our channel partners about the retail, hospitality, sports and entertainment industries, we are sure to be clear on the latest industry trends, market research, and data.

October 5, 2017

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Consumption Models Helping to Enable Business Transformation

Digital transformation is really about business transformation, and it is driving the need for new consumption models. In our fast-paced, multicloud world of digital, how can IT drive business outcomes?

June 7, 2017

GOVERNMENT

Parents in Prison: How Cisco is Helping Families Stay Connected

“When I was growing up in Indianapolis, we didn’t have a lot of money. We weren’t exactly poor, but then again, we never vacationed at Disneyland. Maybe Rock City . . . the Smoky Mountains – or Kings Island if we were lucky. But even then it was just for a weekend. So when our […]

February 23, 2017

CLOUD

Capture the Enterprise Digital Transformation Opportunity with Cisco Powered Cloud Managed SD-WAN Service

Cisco recently announced the availability of a new Cisco Powered services designation entitled Cisco Powered Cloud Managed SD-WAN (software-defined wide area networking) under a new Cisco Powered services category named Cloud Managed DNA Services. This new category of services will enable our Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP) partners to make their way into the new cloud-based managed delivery model. The newest service, Cisco Powered Cloud Managed SD-WAN, allows providers the ability to offer the same DNA (Digital Network Architecture) outcomes with the convenience and value of managed services, combined with the power of cloud orchestration.

February 3, 2017

CLOUD

Introducing DevNet Create Conference in May 2017

The application development landscape is changing. Innovation that has its roots in startups, APIs, cloud computing, containers and microservices is quickly making its way into the enterprise and into verticals such as manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and transportation.

November 3, 2016

DATA CENTER

Green Cloud bets on Cisco UCS S-Series to power new lines of business

Size matters—especially as physical data center space becomes more coveted at premium prices. So why wouldn’t you pack more into less, for less, if you could? That’s the approach that Green Cloud Technologies is taking with its investment in Cisco UCS S-Series storage-optimized servers. Green Cloud sells infrastructure and disaster recovery as a service, and […]

November 1, 2016

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

So a liberal arts major walks into a room full of engineers….

It’s been a few months since Cisco’s Empowered Women’s Network event at Cisco Live. What an amazing half-day of inspiration, networking and reflection. Not only did it challenge my thinking and energize my soul, but it also made me realize that sometimes you just need a reminder of what you already know. Top10CEWN As Ruba […]

October 31, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Implications of an Agile Culture

Recently, I met with many industry analysts, customers, and press at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. In numerous conversations, I was asked about the organizational implications of changing company culture and how this relates to digital business transformation. As you create a culture of agility (see previous blog), what organizational changes will a more aware, informed, and responsive […]