Cisco Tweaks Fixed-Price Professional Services Model

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has expanded its fixed-price professional services model–a little-publicized but well-received portfolio the vendor first unpacked in 2009 for Unified Computing System (UCS) deployments—by adding products and solutions and reducing some complexity associated with the process. According to Cisco, with fixed priced professional services the equation is straightforward: A predefined set of activities and deliverables shows customers upfront what they’re getting, so there’s no reinvent-the-wheel statement of work involved but instead a simplified fixed serv (IT news)