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With the aid of an animation that literally depicted the Cisco logo mowing over competitors, the CEO opened his annual conference with the most optimistic sounding threat imaginable.
Following a photo and post by Sean Gallagher in ArsTechnica reportedly showing the NSA secretly installing spyware in Cisco routers, the company's CEO, John Chambers, wrote a letter to President Obama pleading for an end to NSA hacking. But even if the NSA refrains from such, will the damage done to private corporations' reputations persist?
Executives might not want another screen cluttering their desks. So Cisco is working to give them a reason to kick one of those screens off.
Can a company that's accustomed to setting the tone for an entire industry become content with simply finding some degree of harmony?
In an empassioned statement, Cisco's general counsel calls for governments to step out of the network and network components design businesses.
A service called InterCloud aims to create a layer of abstraction giving hybrid cloud customers more freedom to use the equipment they choose.