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Cisco Goes Deep for Linux and Open Source

Feb 27, 2009, 09:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"It's a message that Cisco isn't boasting about yet, but was willing to discuss with InternetNews.com. Cisco is the world's largest networking vendor and a technology juggernaut that is seeing the value in using and contributing to open source.

"For example, Cisco is one of the top contributors to Linux, according to a recent Linux Foundation study.

"While Cisco uses and produces proprietary software and hardware, the firm is actively participating in open source development efforts on a number of fronts. Cisco's open source participation ramp up comes as it expands its product lines like the Nexus, which benefit from Cisco's Linux efforts."

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