Did you attend or tune-in to WebexOne final week? I hope you’re as excited as I’m concerning the innovation going down. An much more highly effective and complete expertise platform on the core of our enterprise fuels our channel technique and gives companions with differentiated collaboration experiences to ship to clients.
Listed here are a couple of key takeaways from final week
- Groundbreaking AI and hybrid work bulletins!
We have now been innovating with AI for a number of years, bringing language intelligence, audio intelligence and video intelligence to our product suite. Final week we took AI management in collaboration to a brand new stage by saying our plans to make AI pervasive throughout all the platform with real-time media fashions, the brand new Webex AI Assistant, Webex AI Codex, and Tremendous Decision. We have now actually reimagined and reinvented our portfolio to be AI-enabled, making Webex smarter, extra environment friendly, and simpler to make use of in each means.
- New merchandise and superb options throughout the portfolio.
To assist buyer reimagine workspaces our system portfolio has been enhanced with Cisco Room package EQX, a dual-screen room expertise creating an easy approach to deploy nearly, in-person experiences in flagship areas, and the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 950, a brand new premium wi-fi ear bud resolution to enhance our already in depth headset portfolio. There are additionally twenty new function enhancements to reimagine work with Webex Suite, eighteen new Contact Heart and CPaaS options bulletins to reimagine buyer experiences, and safety and manageability options to assist buyer reimagine IT. For the total rundown and particulars examine the Salesconnect Launch and Occasions web page.
- Our companions are AWESOME!
The depth and assist of our channel neighborhood was on full show with over 550 companions attending in-person and 4200 tuning-in nearly. I had the chance to interact with lots of our companions throughout 1:1 conferences and devoted associate periods and the suggestions was superb. We additionally hosted an award session to acknowledge a couple of of essentially the most modern Collaboration companions by means of our Webex Associate Awards. Take a look at the 2023 award classes and please be part of me in congratulating the winners.
Our channel technique is constructed round our greatest on this planet Webex platform, and we’re intently targeted on driving simplicity, profitability, and incomes your mindshare. There’s a lot progress being made in these areas, I need to spotlight a couple of key updates that may get you excited for Q2 and our subsequent occasion, Associate Summit.
Simplicity by means of Wholesale:
Our Wholesale supply is constructed to simply combine Webex Calling into Associate-led managed providers, by leveraging the market energy of Cisco’s suppliers around the globe. The associate suggestions has been superb, and curiosity continues to construct as a result of flexibility, predictable pricing, and frictionless progress that the Wholesale supply delivers. It allows all kinds of associate varieties to create use instances addressing a variety of buyer segments and verticals. In case you are in search of a profitable collaboration engine to speed up your managed providers collaboration apply, that you must study extra!
Profitability with LCI 2.0
Lifecycle Incentives 2.0 was simply launched! This can be a main evolution of our incentives portfolio which rewards companions for specializing in software program and recurring income streams. LCI 2.0 is now utterly telemetry-based, permitting companions to give attention to what actually issues, which is working with clients and never submitting claims. Webex Contact Heart is one in every of three Collaboration use instances launching and can revolutionize Cisco Collaboration incentives.
Mindshare by means of enablement:
We all know that pronouncing new options, provides and applications of this magnitude is just step one. To earn your mindshare, we have to prepare and allow your groups. As you skilled with FY23 Associate Gross sales Kickoff our channel groups are onerous at work bringing collectively the applications, sources, instruments in your success. It doesn’t cease there. You should definitely keep plugged in to Associate Readiness web page on Salesconnect and attend our weekly regional enablement periods to maintain you within the know.
There’s a lot to be enthusiastic about and we’re going to tie all of it collectively at Cisco Associate Summit 2023!
In case you are becoming a member of us in-person in Miami Seashore, don’t miss our Enterprise Impression Session the place Javed Khan, and Brett Harrison, and I’ll focus on the most recent expertise bulletins, channel enablement technique, and profitability applications. Plus, we might be joined by Eileen Collins, the first-ever feminine pilot to command an area shuttle mission!
Add this session to your agenda at present!
BIS11 – Cisco Collaboration Session: The Rocket Gasoline for Development
Wednesday, November eighth
2:00 – 2:45pmET
Can not wait to see you there!
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