Cisco Celebrates Anniversary of $100 Million Small Business Investment by Helping Partners and Customers Accelerate Their Business

 

New Small Business Services, Technology and Ongoing Profitability Programs. Help Enable Partners' and Customers' Success and Boost Economy

December 1, 2009 – Cisco today announced new partner presales technical support and a new hardware advanced-replacement service specifically designed for partners selling to the small business market. Cisco also announced it is expanding the industry's broadest portfolio of small business technology with new and enhanced networking, security and collaboration solutions. In addition, Cisco is continuing its partner profitability and financing programs to help partners and small businesses accelerate their business and boost the economy as it recovers.

KEY FACTS / HIGHLIGHTS:

Service and Support: Cisco launched new partner presales technical support and a hardware advanced-replacement service to help partners successfully sell, deliver, install and support Cisco Small Business solutions.
Broad Technology Portfolio: Cisco has expanded the industry's broadest portfolio to include more than 600 networking, security and communication products purpose built and priced right for the small business. The expansion includes new and enhanced technologies to help small businesses connect, secure and communicate.
Partner Profitability: Cisco continues to invest in partner profitability programs and innovative financing offers to help small business partners increase their profits and compete more effectively. 

Supporting Quotes

  • Ian Pennell, co-chair, Small Business Council, Cisco: "We're proud of our accomplishments this past year and are extremely focused on continuing to build and deliver the right technologies, services and support and profitability programs to help our partners and small business customers accelerate their business as the economy recovers."
  • Andrew Sage, vice president, Worldwide Small Business Sales, Cisco: "With the Cisco Small Business Advantage, our partners have all the essential tools necessary to help them be successful and profitable in the small business market."

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