Cisco pledges to clamp down on grey market and counterfeit dealers

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Cisco pledges to clamp down on grey market and counterfeit dealers

Global channel boss Oliver Tuszik makes commitment amid surge in counterfeit Cisco dealers

Cisco's global channel boss has pledged to clamp down on grey market dealers, which are reportedly shifting billions of dollars' worth of counterfeit goods each year. Speaking on stage on day two of Cisco's Partner Summit, global channel boss Oliver Tuszik said that a surge in counterfeit goods being sold through unauthorised channels is a problem that Cisco takes "very, very seriously". He urged the 3,000 channel partners in attendance to contact Cisco immediately if they come across any evidence...

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