Cisco Partner Summit 2017

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Cisco Partner Summit

Cisco Launches AI-Powered Spark Assistant That Brings Amazon Echo-Type Technology To Business Meetings
Spark Assistant, which includes machine learning, speech recognition and more, lets users start or end a meeting, as well as join meeting rooms by simply saying, 'Hey, Spark. Call my meeting room.'

Cisco Network Leader On VMware-VeloCloud Acquisition: 'We're More Than Comfortable Going Head-To-Head'
Cisco Networking and Security Executive Vice President David Goeckeler says the company's architectural approach of combining networking, security and analytics together with its intent-based Network Intuitive is a clear market differentiator.

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins: The '5 Key Elements' Of Cisco's Digital And Channel Strategy
"Partners have been, and will remain, at the heart of this company as long as I'm here," said Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins during his keynote.

8 Things Partners Need To Know About Cisco's Revamped Partner Program
Cisco announced updates to its partner program today that include new incentives, specializations and a simplified deal registration process.

Cisco Partner Summit

Cisco Meraki Leader On HPE-Aruba 'Chasing The Meraki Model,' Product Expansion And Being Nonproprietary
'A customer that makes an initial purchase of Meraki, with all the partner services that come with it, that customer tends to quadruple their spend over the next two years,' Cisco Meraki leader Todd Nightingale tells CRN.

Cisco Streamlines The Channel Experience With Partner Program Makeover
At Cisco Partner Summit 2017 Wednesday, the networking leader unveiled new incentives and program updates aimed at helping partners more effectively shift business to software and recurring revenue.

Cisco Teams With ConnectWise To Create A 'Managed Service In A Box' Solution For MSPs
The new joint solution enables MSPs to monitor, manage and bill customers who consume Cisco cloud-based solutions through a single interface.

CRN Exclusive: New Integration Bridges The Gap Between Traditional Cisco, Cisco Meraki Cloud Environments
The DNA Center integration will give customers one place to manage and visualize all of their Cisco networks, creating an 'enormous opportunity' for partners, says Cisco Meraki leader Todd Nightingale.