Today, The Wall Street Journal's customary unnamed sources say that networking giant Cisco Systems
If the Journal got this right -- and it usually does -- I suppose Cisco is more serious about that new line of server systems than I thought. By entering into direct competition with IBM
Under this strategy, I think Cisco CEO John Chambers should give Larry Ellison a call and see if Oracle
Of course, this is sort of the opposite of what HP did when it acquired big-time IT consultant EDS last year. Oracle and HP are going on shopping sprees while IBM and Cisco go looking for partners instead. Which is the better strategy? Feel free to discuss in the comments section below.
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