Grow your recurring revenue streams with Cisco software

The Cisco Enterprise Agreement (EA) lets customers use the products and services they need today, then scale and add additional capabilities as they grow—simply and without penalty.
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Software is becoming an increasingly important source of revenue for Cisco. In fiscal 2012, software generated $6 billion of Cisco's revenue, about 13% of the total. In fiscal 2015, software revenue reached $9 billion, and by 2020, Cisco’s goal is to have 30% of its revenue composed of software sales, with the existing portfolio, driving total software and services to 50% of total revenue.

Ingram Micro Software Desk supports Cisco partners’ business transitions

Ingram Micro’s Software Desk helps partners with Cisco software quoting, ordering and billing as well as managing, renewing and upselling subscriptions.
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For a wireless network to be truly business-ready, it needs three things: speed, strong connectivity and security. Many Ingram Micro Cisco partners already know security is built into the fabric of Cisco network products and services such as Cisco Umbrella WLAN, Cisco ONE Advanced Security Suite, Cisco Cloudlock and Cisco Cloud Email Security. However, despite the latest Wi-Fi standards unveiled over the past few years such as 802.11 ac, which can support speeds up to 6.8 Gbps, very few end users are experiencing anything even remotely close to this level of performance.

Help customers realize 5x Wi-Fi speed gains with Cisco 802.11ac Wave 2 APs

Cisco 802.11ac Wave 2 products increase information density and adjust spectral bandwidth to achieve throughput up to 5x greater than previously possible.
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Today’s tech-savvy consumers expect to be connected, empowered and always on, and providing guest Wi-Fi services at your clients’ facilities is a must for their customer experience (CX) initiatives. Even better is if you can provide complementary mobile services that allow your clients to gain a deeper understanding of their store visitors. Ideally, merchants don’t just want to blindly intrude on every patron who enters their store—they must engage in ways that align with each visitor’s intentions. If a shopper wants a high-touch sales interaction, that’s what they should receive. However, if they prefer to be left alone to browse, that must be respected, too.

Understand customers better with Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) and CMX Engage

With Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX), retailers can understand each shopper’s intent, which helps them send the appropriate offering or service.
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Unless one of your customers has experienced a recent security breach, it can be difficult to convince them to consider replacing or adding to their current security setup. Plus, even if they are intrigued by what you have to offer, the risk and complexity of deploying it across their full production network during the trial period could be too great. Additionally, if a trial solution is deployed in a very limited manner, it raises concerns such as:

Prove Cisco Umbrella’s value with a free trial

With a Cisco Umbrella trial, partners provide prospects with security enforcement and visibility in minutes across all ports and protocols, on and off network.
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SMBs face many of the same wireless challenges and opportunities as their enterprise counterparts, but they often don’t have big budgets and internal IT expertise to make it happen. For those who recognize the importance of having Wi-Fi for employees and guests, there are several compromises that must be made with regard to support and the number of users that can connect simultaneously without dropping packets and causing other performance problems.

Cisco Meraki Wireless or Cisco Mobility Express: What’s the better choice for your SMB customers?

Meraki Cloud Solution is the perfect choice for SMB customers who prefer centrally configured and managed cloud-based offerings with a 99.99% uptime guarantee.
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Research from Genpact found that the amount of data generated by retailers between 2010 and 2014 increased sevenfold. The digital revolution continues to grow at an exponential clip, and many of your customers would like to update their legacy infrastructures with a scalable cloud infrastructure and scale out data storage while lowering storage costs. However, big projects and customer budgets aren’t always in alignment.

Open Pay from Cisco Capital: a more proactive way to acquire Cisco UCS solutions

The newly released Spark Board’s touch-based collaboration capabilities set it apart from other smart boards and videoconferencing systems.
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One of the biggest buzzwords that’s thrown around by end users and IT solution providers alike is collaboration.

Cisco Spark Board enables a true collaboration experience

The newly released Spark Board’s touch-based collaboration capabilities set it apart from other smart boards and videoconferencing systems.
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Recently, we talked about the trend of workers becoming more mobile and the wide area network (WAN) and wireless local area network (WLAN) becoming the primary gateways to the internet as opposed to the local area network (LAN). We also talked about how Cisco Umbrella serves as a secure internet gateway (SIG), providing safe access to the internet anywhere users go, even when they’re off the virtual private network (VPN).

Cloudlock + Umbrella = The Intelligent Secure Internet Gateway

The Cisco Cloudlock platform adds complementary intelligence features to Cisco Umbrella, protecting cloud users and apps from targeted cyberattacks.
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