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Airbus Defence and Space, Cisco Ink Major Global Partnership

By | May 6, 2015
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      1st row (from left to right):
      Eric Souleres, Wendy Mars, Mike Healy
      2nd row (from the left to the right):
      Max Rano, Marco Abbondanza, Eyal Bavli, Juan Emilio Murillo. Photo: Airbus Defence and Space

      [Via Satellite 05-06-2015] Airbus Defence and Space and Cisco have entered a new global partnership to leverage each other’s strengths in defense, security and satellite communications. The agreement is expected to create new products in the fields of software-defined networking, cybersecurity, mobility, cloud, data intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

      Through this arrangement, Airbus Defence and Space has become a Cisco Global Specialty Integrator, enabling the company to embed Cisco technologies into its own systems and solutions. Cisco is also providing Airbus Defence and Space with networking equipment and infrastructure; networking, design and engineering expertise from Cisco Services; and access to Cisco sales and technology training programs, such as Cisco Sales Expert and Cisco Vertical Solutions Architect. Together the two companies will collaborate on sales globally and ramp up joint go-to-market activities.