From the Cisco Partner Summit in Hawaii, contributor Heather Clancy checks in to tell us about new incentives and channel opportunities. There's also news about Cisco's data center consolidation plans, which utilize a new 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch, and online backup service opportunities for EMC partners.
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Cisco is touting a 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch that will enable Fibre Channel over Ethernet, aiming at data center consolidation and virtualization.
Contributor Heather Clancy blogs from the Cisco Partner Summit about partner-to-partner collaboration, more focus on data centers and a possible shift toward more software sales.
eFileCabinet's Concentsus Online Backup is the first of several similar services due from EMC partners.