Using Credit to Boost Sales: Where Solution Providers Can Go for Help

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    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-09-26
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CHANNEL INSIDER: Use Financing to Boost Sales -- The Players
 Cisco Capital

Cisco Capital is one of many so-called "captive" finance organizations–one that is owned and/or operated by a technology vendor to provide the backing to sell its products. But this financing arm of Cisco will help you finance more than just Cisco products and services. Cisco Capital offers several different types of financing to businesses of all sizes. And for those just getting started, Cisco partners have access to a series of five short educational videos on financing.

Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at

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