subscription buying

Cisco’s Focus on Software and Subscription Buying: Making All the Right Moves

Cisco's software strategy has been getting great external validation following our recent series of major announcements in network infrastructure software and subscription buying models. In May, we introduced Cisco...

Cisco Introduces a New Era in Networking, Powered by Software Innovation and Subscription Buying

Yesterday’s introduction of Cisco DNA Advantage and Essentials subscription-based network software will transform how infrastructure software is bought and deployed in the new era of networking. These latest innovations...

January 27, 2017

COLLABORATION

Simplify Collaboration Purchasing with Cisco Spark Flex Plan Subscription

With our Cisco Collaboration solutions, we want to help you drive productivity, help teams be more effective, and enhance the value of meetings. But one very important aspect of a successful product is making it easy to buy. Cisco Spark Flex Plan is a first-of-its-kind purchasing model. It offers both premises and cloud-based meeting, messaging, and call capabilities in a single subscription that includes technical support services.

November 1, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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 […]

October 10, 2016

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Ensuring A Smooth Transition to Subscription Buying Models

I wrote in my last post about the industry move to software subscription buying models. While the benefits to software companies and customers are clear, there are also many misconceptions about how this transition will happen. It won’t take place with the flip of a switch. As customers do with any new technology or new […]