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Cisco Systems: Falling for Red Hat?

Aug 03, 2009, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"First, consider the situation at Cisco Systems. During Cisco Partner Summit 2009, CEO John Chambers noted that Cisco's own travel budget has fallen from $780 million down to $230 million. As the economy improvess Cisco's travel budget will rise again to a sustained level at $350 million. But it won't grow from there. The reason: Online collaboration and telepresence (high-end video conferencing).

"Still, Cisco has signed on as a visionary sponsor for Red Hat Summit. And Mark Fulgham, VP of Cisco's Data Center Emerging Technologies Central Marketing Organization, will give a keynote at the event."

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