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Understanding Cisco's volume purchase agreement (VPA) rebates

I'm curious to learn more about Cisco's pricing practices.

New York City:   Wed, 10/29/14 - 6:06pm    View comments

CiscoCan you help explain the below Cisco Managed Services Maintenance Credits?

I'm curious to learn the definitive meaning (i.e. how it works) of the following pricing terms with regard to Cisco Volume Purchase Agreement (VPA) Rebates:

  1. Credit Levels
  2. Net Purchase Thresholds
  3. Credit % of Purchases

Cisco Volume Purchase Agreement (VPA) Rebates

Cisco Managed Services Maintenance Credits

Credit Levels Net Purchase Thresholds Credit % of Purchases
Level 1 $0 to $93.9M 19%
Level 2 $94M to $108.9M 20%
Level 3 $109M to $123.9M 21%
Level 4 $124M to $138.9M 22%
Level 5 $139M to $148.9M 23%
Level 6 $149M to $158.9M 24%
Level 7 $159M to $168.9M 28.5%
Level 8 $169M to $178.9M 30.4%
Level 9 $179M to $188.9M 31.4%
Level 10 $189M to $198.9M 32.4%
Level 11 $199M to $208.9M 33.4%
Level 12 $209M to $218.9M 34.4%
Level 13 $219M and up 35.4%


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