Breaking It Down: 10 Big Changes Partners Should Know About The New Cisco Partner Program


Change Is In The Air

With the aim of nudging partners toward new wins in the cloud and managed services arenas, Cisco Tuesday unveiled a completely redesigned partner program at its annual Partner Summit in Las Vegas.

The changes are far-reaching, with everything from Cisco's partner certifications structure to its deal registration programs looking different than they did before. Partners, Cisco said, will have between 16 and 24 months to transition to the next-generation program.

Here are 10 big changes partners should know about to prepare for the jump.