Cisco Systems Inc. held its annual Partner Summit this week in Las Vegas, bringing together thousands of global partners to exchange ideas and learn about the networking giant’s most recent innovations. Cisco has one of the largest and most diverse partner ecosystems in the information technology industry, with about 90% of the company’s revenue flowing through its partners from more than 150 countries.

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Cisco Partner Summit 2022 kicks off the Age of the Partner

Cisco has set an ambitious new goal to provide digital and cybersecurity skills training to 25 million people over the next 10 years, as part of its Networking Academy program, and this year marks the 25th anniversary since Cisco launched “NetAcad” to address the global skills shortage.

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Cisco Networking Academy looks to the future as it turns 25

The term XDR, for extended detection and response, has been bandied about for almost half a decade. I believe I was the first analyst to use it when I authored this post in 2018. When I wrote the post, I had a very specific definition in mind, but like most things in tech, once a term starts to gain traction, more and more vendors bend the definition to meet their needs.

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What’s XDR? Five answers to key questions about extended detection and response

This week Box Inc. is using its virtual user summit, BoxWorks 2022, as a way to map out the future of work — which it views as hybrid for good.

Box today announced the general availability of the revamped Box Notes for real-time content collaboration and project management, the upcoming beta of Box Canvas, for visual collaboration and whiteboarding, and the pending release of Content Insights, which provides visibility on how content is being accessed, consumed and used.

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The way we work: Box brings new capabilities to its Content Cloud

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The concept of DevSecOps is simple: By integrating security into the DevOps process, businesses introduce security earlier in the software development lifecycle, enabling cyber protection to “shift left,” reducing risks and eliminating costly rework.

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Zscaler integration with Hashicorp enables DevSecOps to automate security posture