Lenexa, Kansas — Sean Finnegan, director of sales at Wachter, Inc., a Lenexa, Kansas-based Cisco Gold partner, applauded Cisco’s entry into the public cloud arena, and said he had been waiting for Cisco to make that very move.
“We have been seeing more and more opportunities around cloud, and everyone has their own definition behind it, but we really think the market is going to go more toward the Cisco offering and we are happy to be a part of that,” said Finnegan, who added that his Cisco business grew 128 percent in Wachter’s fourth fiscal quarter.
Cisco CEO John Chambers also said he sees major opportunities for the Cisco channel within the emerging Internet of Everything, a trend which Cisco has pegged as a whopping $19 trillion opportunity, public and private sectors combined. Chambers said the Internet of Everything — which refers to connecting sensors on everyday objects, such as cars and refrigerators, to the Internet — is hitting an “inflection point” this year, moving from a buzzword to a reality.
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