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Cisco Cius Android Tablet Set For Release

Jun 29, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"As to why it has taken a year for Cisco to actually bring the Cius to market, Puorro said it had to do with getting the application ecosystem ready. A critical and differentiating part of the Cius app ecosystem is Cisco's AppHQ effort. Rather than simply using the Google Android marketplace, the AppHQ is an enterprise application store.

"In terms of the core underlying system, the Cius is powered by an open source Google Android 2.2 operating system. Cisco has chosen not to use the new Android 2.3 or the tablet specific Android 3.0 operating system that is used by Motorola and other Android tablet makers."

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