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Verizon Simplifies SD-WAN with Cisco Virtual Managed Services

Cisco recently announced that Verizon is now using Cisco’s Virtual Managed Services (VMS) as the foundation for the delivery of its SD-WAN service.

February 24, 2017

PARTNER

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 […]

December 14, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The #1 Reason to Choose your NFV and SDN Partner

Last year, in order to ensure we were delivering world class professional services for NFV and SDN to our service provider customers, we invested a not insubstantial sum from our...

September 22, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Playing to your strengths: The key to service provider success

Today’s marketplace is a challenging one but service providers offering the right help to their enterprise customers are more relevant than ever. Develop your strengths to ensure ongoing prosperity. A concert pianist spends very little time in the gym bulking up her biceps. And with good reason. What she’s great at is playing the piano […]

September 13, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Jetsons and the future of networking… Per new Cisco study, businesses demand more conveniences

“Meet George Jetson.” Those words prompt me to start singing the catchy theme song of The Jetson’s. This iconic American cartoon showed a utopian vision of the future. It was housing in the sky, 3 day work weeks, and amazing conveniences. My favorite was when Rosey the robot maid pushed a button and out popped […]

September 8, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Give enterprise customers what they want: Bridging the network services innovation gap

Written by Cisco Senior Marketing Manager Wayne Cullen and Cisco Marketing Manager Melissa Zelyez Enterprise demands for fast, adaptable networks are at an all-time high. Some service providers are struggling to keep pace. So how can you ensure you’re not one of them? The answer is simple: virtual managed services. Consumer tools and behavior have […]

Billions can be made in the cloud, but do you know how? Telstra talks innovation and leads the way

Don’t stop believin’ That’s the lyrics of my husband’s favorite song. And it is on a sign hanging on our bedroom wall. Whether you love or hate Journey, it’s corny, but true. This is a great message for us … with all the upheaval in the SP industry, we need to keep believing. Whether you […]

Double Down on the Service Provider Technology at Cisco Live 2016 Las Vegas

Cisco Live has never been the same since this event was first launched. One of the key recent accomplishments has been adding the service provider booth to the main campus...

Why customers want virtual managed services

Easy to buy, easy to change, and quick to get, virtual managed services take potential clients off the fence and into your balance books. It’s not news that expectations of cloud business services are changing fast. Today’s companies are looking for more than just network access; they’re seeking offers that deliver to all their managed […]