Cisco Partner Summit 2022 will kick off tomorrow

Cisco Partner Summit 2022 will be conducted in Las Vegas on November 1-3, 2022, bringing together thousands of Cisco partners from around the world to network, learn and celebrate their success with Cisco.
Cisco networking businessAround 90 percent of Cisco’s revenue flows through Cisco’s partners, represented by tens of thousands of partners from more than 150 countries.

Channel partners are central to Cisco’s growth strategy. Cisco’s partner ecosystem is one of the largest and most diverse in the IT industry with a wide range of partners worldwide delivering innovation and solutions to customers.

Cisco and its partners continue to embrace new routes to market, innovative models to grow business-to-business sales in a highly dynamic environment.  At Partner Summit 2022, Cisco will share several updates to its partner program to empower partner differentiation in the market, while offering them more flexibility to showcase the depth and diversity of their expertise.

The company will announce the winners of the 2022 Partner Awards based on achievements globally and by region.

The event will also showcase Cisco’s recent technology innovations in:

Security: Continued progress towards Cisco’s Security Cloud vision, setting partners up to provide meaningful value and grow long-term, profitable relationships with integrated solutions to secure work wherever it happens.

Applications: Commitment to an API-first strategy across Cisco’s portfolio to drive API quality and empower developers and partners in the digital economy. Cisco has begun rolling out backward compatibility for strategic Cisco APIs with more to follow.

Customer Experience (CX): Updates to the Partner Lifecycle Services (PLS) portfolio that will equip partners to build and market their own services for Cisco technologies. Forthcoming availability of PLS-Success Tracks which will allow partners to create their own branded solutions that go across customer’s full solution and take advantage of Cisco Insights & Analytics to deliver superior customer outcomes to problems.

Hybrid Work: Building on partnerships and innovations announced at WebexOne, Cisco will leverage its partner ecosystem to sell its expanding portfolio of as-a-Service collaboration solutions.

Cloud-Scale Networking: With new solutions to help enterprise, webscale and hyperscale companies deliver cloud applications and services, Cisco partners can play a vital role in leading customers on their journey to 800G while still meeting their sustainability goals. Cisco’s new platforms can deliver a 77 percent reduction in power and save nearly 9,000 kg of CO2 emissions per year.

At Partner Summit Cisco will launch a program that will enable partners to start their own projects, share best practices and stories, and collaborate with Cisco and other partners.