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Vendor Rating: Cisco

Published: 18 September 2018

ID: G00369090

Analyst(s): Andrew Lerner , Philip Dawson , Martina Kurth , Mike Toussaint , Mark Paine , Frank Marsala , Tim Zimmerman , Steve Blood , Mark Fabbi , Christine Tenneson , Sanjit Ganguli , Craig Lawson , Jouni Forsman

Summary

Cisco provides strong offerings across multiple markets, and continues to transition from hardware-focused networking to a company focused on software, services and applications.

Table Of Contents

Overall Rating

  • Overall Rating: Positive

Detailed Rating

  • Product/Service: Positive
    • Product
    • Service
  • Support/Account Management: Positive
  • Pricing Structure: Variable
  • Technology/Methodology: Positive
  • Strategy: Positive
  • Corporate Viability: Positive
    • Financial: Positive

Additional Analyst Insights

  • Access Layer Networking (Wired and WLAN Infrastructure)
    • Data Center Networking
  • Collaboration
  • Compute Platforms
  • Wide-Area Networking
  • Service Provider
  • Security
  • Management, Monitoring and Automation Tools

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