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July 8, 2015

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  In this issue  
  Unleashing IT  
  New Gartner Magic Quadrant  
  Meraki Challenge  
  CCW Downtime  
  Price Changes  
  Programs & Promotions  
  Fast Track  
  Nexus 3000  
  Agile Data Center  
  New Campaigns  
  ECS Program Refresh  
  New Program  
  Protect Your Org  
  New Data Center Campaign Assets  
  Data Center Network  
  Training & Events  
  APO Connection  
  Customer Collaboration Sales Summit  
  Data & Analytics Sales Training  
Three New Editions of Unleashing IT have just been Released
Get the latest IT trends and best practices from UnleashingIT.com. Each edition has a special focus: big data, cloud, and integrated infrastructures. If you are not a current subscriber, sign up online to get full access to our articles and resources. Subscribe here
Cisco Recognized as a Leader in New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Midsize UC North America
Cisco is a leader in implementing unified communications (UC) for midsize enterprises in the recent Gartner Magic Quadrant. Share this report with your customers and discuss why Cisco Business Edition 6000 is the right on-premises UC solution for their organization. Get complimentary report
Last Chance to Win Big with Meraki
Have you experienced the Cisco Meraki dashboard? See how easy it is to use. Provide on-premise, cloud, or hybrid network management to customers of any size. Take the Meraki Challenge to qualify to win an Apple or Android watch. The challenge ends July 31. Take the Challenge
Cisco Commerce and Cisco Service Contract Center Shutdown
Please be advised that Cisco Commerce (CCW) and Cisco Service Contract Center (CSCC) will experience downtime in late July as part of Cisco’s update of its annual fiscal year-end systems. Cisco has made significant changes to the year-end activities to minimize the disruption, however there is still some minimal downtime and limited availability. We strongly encourage all Cisco sales, customers and partners to complete month-end and fiscal year-end business by 23:59 (PDT) 25 July 2015. You can view this notice to learn more about these impacts. Learn more
Cisco Services July 2015 Price Changes
Cisco periodically reviews the pricing on our complete line of services. As a result, some service prices are being adjusted. See Services Price Changes for details. Read the announcement
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Get Increased Savings with New Fast Track Accelerators
Give your customers secure, cost-effective Cisco® network solutions with limited-time Fast Track accelerators. Get additional savings on our new Cisco ASA 5506-X with FirePOWER™ Services, the first threat-focused desktop next-generation firewall. Act now
Nexus is Better Than Ever
Provide a new programmatic approach and standards based automation with the new Nexus 3000 switches. Offer overlay provisioning and management now across the Nexus 2000 to 9000 product lines with Cisco’s expanded Virtual Topology System. Nexus is better than ever
New Storage Networking Innovations for the Agile Data Center
Deliver enterprise class features with the new MDS 9396S Multilayer Fabric Switch. Provide a high performance and high density solution. The flexible pay as you grow model addresses changing business needs. And it has easy plug and play installation. Learn more
Secure Data Center Campaign
Your customers need a threat-centric approach to their data center. Now is the time to help them solve their security needs while grabbing your share of a growing market. This new campaign can help you raise awareness and increase demand. Sell security now
Express Collaboration Specialization (ECS) Program Refresh
Cisco is announcing an exciting update to the Cisco® Express Collaboration Specialization (ECS). The ECS requirements have been refreshed, streamlined, and simplified to enhance accessibility for partners focused on the midmarket. Read more
D&H Adds “Cisco Pro” Partner Enablement Program
D&H Distributing has implemented a new partner enablement program to reward and support resellers who increase their sales of Cisco products. The three-tiered "Cisco PRO" (Partner Revenue Opportunities) program is aimed at D&H's Cisco Registered, Cisco Select, and Cisco Premier Partners, with benefits that scale by membership level. Read more
Protect Your Org with Email, Web & Cloud Web Security
Your customers want to make the most of all that mobile, cloud, email, and the web delivers. But they are worried about security. Help them see how Cisco’s threat-centric email and web security solutions can deliver the protection they need. Learn more
New Data Center Campaign Assets Available for Q1 Sales Outreach
There is a $50 billion reason why you will want to download the latest data center campaigns from Cisco. That is the addressable market per year in unified computing. We are here to help you capture your share. Download this latest campaign
Modernize Your Customer’s Data Center Network
Support innovation and growth. Reduce complexity and cost. Download the latest "Modernize the Data Center Network" demand-generation assets. We will help you sell Cisco Nexus networking and security solutions by providing materials to target customers and close deals. Get started now
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APO Connection Live Sessions
Join the APO Connection Live webcasts to stay up to date on Cisco Partner programs and initiatives. This recurrent series provide updates from teams across the Americas Partner Organization as well as deep dives on our major partner incentives and GDR. Register today
Register for 2015 Cisco Americas Customer Collaboration Sales Summit
On September 23–24, more than 700 attendees from Cisco and partner contact center sales will attend an incredible event at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans for the sixth annual Cisco Americas Customer Collaboration Sales Summit. Get ready to blow out your numbers in FY16! Register now
Did You Miss It? Big Data & Analytics Sales Training for Partners
Cisco has developed a comprehensive sales training series designed to arm partner sales teams with everything they need to know to start the Big Data conversation. Learn more about the technology, Cisco solutions and the anatomy of a deal. Train at your own pace. Get started now
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