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April 5, 2007  4:14 PM

The network security market cashes in

Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco, IT buyer market research, Network and application security, Networking technology, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware

As hackers are developing business models and customer service departments, it should probably come as no surprise that network security is doing well. According to a recently released

April 5, 2007  4:03 PM

Extranea: What’s the difference between Hell and Vegas?

Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco

You only have to go to Hell once. The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who love Las Vegas, and those who go there for conferences; again and again and again. Snippets from Cisco's Partner Summit 2007 at the Venetian hotel and Sands convention center:

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  • April 4, 2007  11:40 PM

    Cisco security-channel lead tells partners to stop selling security (kind of)

    Posted by: Brein Matturro

    Susan Don has an unusual message for the thousands of value-added resellers (VARs) and assorted other partners at

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    April 3, 2007  5:28 PM

    Cisco introduces new specialty and Certified program level for VARs that work with SMBs

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Cisco, Networking technology, News, Supplier relationship management

    Cisco Systems, Inc. announced this morning that it is introducing a new, entry-level partner certification level and a host of new products all designed to help it expand its presence in the small- and medium-sized business...

    March 22, 2007  12:03 PM

    Should I go get some news, or stay here and talk about it?

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Cisco, IT buyer market research, News, Tech Blogs

    Cisco's Charlie Giancarlo is a pretty smart guy (he's chief development officer, so that's more of a job requirement than a compliment), but I’m not sure he has as tight a hold on differing forms of information as he does on different kinds of data. In a

    March 22, 2007  9:49 AM

    Free e-learning resource for Cisco nets

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Channel, Cisco, Tech Blogs

    Via Cisco has posted free online training for its APX/IPX firewall. "Some of the topics are neat...'How to set up Packet Tracers' 'How to set up SSL VPNs.' The modules DO...

    March 13, 2007  7:03 AM

    Channel news: Vista vulnerable to known attack; Cisco, IBM team on services

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Channel, Cisco, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS)

    Windows Vista vulnerable to long-time attack method

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    March 8, 2007  8:26 AM

    Channel news: Second Cisco scam; Intel seeks e-mail; Intel won’t upgrade

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Channel, Cisco, Intel, IT buyer market research, Microsoft, Network and application security, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization

    New Jersey man cuffed over $10m Cisco scam A public sector computer technician from New Jersey has been arrested over...

    March 7, 2007  3:06 PM

    Cisco’s Unified Communications 6 is packed with upgrades that didn’t get coverage

    Posted by: Brein Matturro

    Cisco Systems, Inc. has released version 6.0 of its Unified Communications suite. The announcement came earlier this week, but most coverage focused on the addition of mobility to the suite's abilities. A more useful aspect of the debut was ably

    March 7, 2007  8:06 AM

    Channel news: EMC users switch; Msft readies VoIP, responds to DOT ban

    Posted by: Brein Matturro
    Channel, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Direct reseller channel conflict, Linux, Microsoft, Networking technology, News

    Users quit EMC over replicationTwo former EMC storage users...

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