TITLE

Cisco ties future to 'open' IOS

AUTHOR(S)
Duffy, Jim
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Network World;12/17/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Cisco Systems Inc. to open up its internetwork operating system (IOS) routing software to third party developers and customers in the U.S. According to the author, the move the company manifest their courageous strategy and effort in the advancement of network as a core of virtual data center in business operations. Cisco chief executive officer John Chamber states that it is necessary for the company to develop its software strategy through the separation of hardware and software of the IOS and sell it in a separate package. Analyst Rob Whiteley stresses that the innovations incorporated by the company in their application programs is part of its ambition to position their products in the market.
ACCESSION #
27989211

 

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