Get the latest news alerts: at Twitter.

Local Tech Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – For the second time in two weeks, one of Cisco System’s senior executives is leaving.

Doug Dennerline, who led the WebEx group and cloud computing andcollaboration software efforts at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), is joining he will serve as executive vice president of sales for the Americas,

Last week, Alex Thurber, a veteran channel sales exec with Cisco, left for McAfee as senior vice president of worldwide channel. According to ChannelWeb, Thurber led the director of technology go-to-market strategy for worldwide channels at Cisco.

Cisco employs some 4,000 people in the Triangle area.