Keeping an eye on transformations
Cisco also announced Cisco Security Services for Digital Transformation, a Cisco service that helps organizations examine core security fundamentals with an eye toward their readiness to adopt digital technologies. Through the service, expert advisers can recommend security strategies and provide tailored solutions based on industry trends and an organization's business needs.
"Not every organization is going to have an IT or security group with the number of resources needed to plan, execute and manage digital transformation," Monroe says, noting that Cisco aims to provide an easy-to-consume service that provides the necessary gap analysis and 24/7 maintenance, monitoring and optimization.
Cisco is also relying on its channel partners to play a strategic role in helping its customers build and manage their security infrastructures. The company says the new security offerings will help channel partners design simple, open and automated solutions for their customers, opening up new service opportunities for partners to manage customers' security services and tap into recurring revenues.
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