CRN Exclusive: Aruba Networks Leader On Winning Against Cisco, Meg Whitman's Impact On Aruba And Faulty Clock Component Issue
Aruba CEO On The Record
Keerti Melkote, the leader and founder of Aruba Networks, sat down with CRN at Aruba Atmosphere 2017 in Nashville Tenn. to discuss gaining market share against networking rival Cisco, how Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is winning deals for Aruba and where channel partners should be placing their bets.
"Competitively, wireless is growing gangbusters," said Melkote, while adding that partners need to enhance their software skills and "behave more like an ISV."
Aruba's leader also talks about the faulty clock component issue that has affected several vendor's product lines, the company's M&A strategy and gives CRN a taste of the technology roadmap ahead for 2017.