Cisco is holding its annual Partner Summit this week in Miami. At the event, Cisco rolled out several new tools and enhancements to existing products, services, and programs. One of the significant announcements is the overhaul of the Partner Incentive Program, which represents the most substantial change in over a decade.
The world’s largest technology show, GITEX Global, was recently held in Dubai. As was the previous case, Avaya invited a handful of analysts to be part of the 200,000 attendees to see the nearly 200 exhibitors from 170 countries. The event has always been a great opportunity to meet with Avaya executives, particularly on the international side, and the company’s customers and partners.
Cisco Systems Inc. typically announces some new products at its annual reseller event, Partner Summit this week in Miami. But equally important are initiatives to enable its global ecosystem of partners to be more successful by directing them into emerging areas, since about 90% of its business flows through the channel.
Sustainability has become a significant consideration in decision-making for companies worldwide. Many are prioritizing reducing their environmental impact, not just out of goodwill but due to emerging regulations.
It has been about a year since OpenAI LP launched ChatGPT. That thrust generative artificial intelligence into the spotlight, creating more hype around a technology than anything I can remember. The intense focus on generative AI has made many information technology and business leaders I have talked to ask how generative AI can transform their business.