"The Next Software Franchise"
Although Cisco's blockbuster $3.7 billion acquisition of AppDynamics has partners cheering, many questions remained about the networking giant's implementation, sales and go-to-market strategy.
Many of these questioned were answered during a conference call on Tuesday with the media and analysts which included AppDynamics CEO David Wadhwani and Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager for Cisco's IoT and applications business, who will lead its new AppDynamics division.
"[AppDynamics] has the potential to build the next software franchise," said Rob Salvagno, Cisco's vice president of corporate development, during the call.
Here are 12 important highlights from the conference call that channel partners need to know.