This king of the volume market has pushed itself to #2 in terms of products sold.
#1 third time in succession, Cisco has to now focus on with newer territories and competitors.
It is the “chicken and egg” story for the technology vendors and carriers. But the networking market is no more what it used to beâ€”boxes, boxes, and boxes.
For this networking major, switching remained its cash cow this time as well.
Even as it slipped to #3 position, its growth came surprisingly from the booming carrier market.