Light Reading has very exclusive skinny on the Cisco’s secret strategy to shift focus from pure hardware to value added services, a move which is going to put it in direct conflict with occasional partners, IBM, Microsoft and Hewlett Packard. This is not a surprise since even John Chambers acknowledged at a recent analyst meeting that the company is going to move in the direction of offering solutions. Cisco, despite making the usual noises about the Chinese threat, is facing the same problems of commoditization as rest of Silicon Valley darlings.
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Courtesy: Om Malik