Cisco Business Link Middle East is an online exchange where customers can connect with Cisco Certified Partners to address their business needs. It allows customers to locate partners who can provide business solutions, including products, services, projects and bundled solution offerings. It also provides the customer with capabilities to manage their transactions, projects and account activities on the Cisco Business Link Middle East.
By the same token, Cisco Business Link Middle East allows partners to expand their business by helping them build and market their customized eStores, as well as manage their solutions and offerings to match the customers’ needs.
Cisco Business Link Middle East allows customers and partners to connect and conduct business to address customers’ needs based on products, services, projects and bundled solution offerings. As a customer, you can come to the Cisco Business Link Middle East to find, select and collaborate with a qualified partner(s) who best meet your product, service, product & service bundle needs.
To best use the Cisco Business Link Middle East, we encourage you to first register and create your account on the Cisco Business Link. As a customer, this will allow you to find partners in your area or region, and select the most suitable Cisco partner(s) who can meet your product, service, product & service bundle requirements.
To better provide you a consistent user experience across all Cisco systems and applications, Cisco Business Link Middle East uses Cisco’s Single-Sign-On technology. This allows you, as a customer or partner, to access all Cisco platforms and systems with one login. Cisco Business Link Middle East’s registration procedure involves a few simple steps:
As a Cisco customer, you can benefit from the following on the Cisco Business Link Middle East:
Find and work with skilled Cisco Certified Partners in your area that will solve your business challenges.
Buy Cisco branded products and services from Cisco Certified Partners:
Post IT projects for partners to bid on:
As Cisco’s trusted partner, you can benefit from the following on the Cisco Business Link Middle East :
Create a branded eStore with Cisco products, services and solutions:
Search and bid on open IT projects:
Manage accounts and track transactions:
To find the partner(s) that best provide the products, services or solutions that meet your business needs, you can do any of the following:
A project can refer to any capability that you need which addresses your current challenges or business needs. It can be product/service or solution needs that customers can post on the Cisco Business Link Middle East and find as well as assign the selected, qualified partners to handle the project.
To post a project, simply click on “Post a Project” under Solution on the left navigation menu. You can specify whether your project is ‘public; or whether you would like to invite specific partners to bid on your project. Once you pick the winning bid, Cisco Business Link Middle East then allows you and your selected partner to collaborate with each other and manage the project throughout the entire project life cycle. This includes managing, completing and making payments, as well as giving feedback. This provides clarity for both parties at each stage of the project, making it easier to flag necessary requirements and manage the project effectively.
Payment tracking depends on the payment options available in your country and also the payment method chosen by the customer. With an online payment, your online payment account should provide a record of the payment transaction. With an offline payment, you will need to arrange for an invoice so that the customer can complete the transaction.
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