Cisco Aims at Microsoft, IBM Turf

Medford, Cassimir
September 2008
Red Herring;9/24/2008, p2
Trade Publication
This article reports that the new strategic goals unveiled by San Jose, California-based networking giant Cisco puts it on a collision course with Microsoft and International Business Machines (IBM). The company plans to embed enough functionality into the network to challenge the status quo. A set of telepresence technology was launched by Cisco that gives corporate users the feeling that they are present at a meeting in another city. It is estimated that the value of Cisco's collaborative technology markets is $34 billion.


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