The 10 Biggest Channel Stories Of 2012


3. Cisco's Rebound

After spending much of 2011 restructuring and retooling the company, Cisco Systems was back in a big way in 2012. "When we need to reinvent ourselves, we do," Chairman and CEO John Chambers (pictured) told CRN in October.

This year, Cisco even pushed out Microsoft to become the best company to partner with in CRN's annual survey.