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  • China Plays Security Card With Cisco Freeze Out [View article]
    This should come with no surprise as its been known for a while that Huawei had been copying Cisco's products since they were founded. The spying business was the best excuse opportunity for China to tighten that belt on Cisco and other US companies. The US is too weak on trade negotiations as it fears retaliation. The US does not have a strong China policy. US corporations should unite and drive our congress for stronger measures to curve this Chinese behavior.
    Nov 15 05:39 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco lower for second day in a row; Chambers' comments in focus [View news story]
    Try to figure out the root cause of this economic atmosphere which parallels the political temperature of the country. itself. The obstructionist forces wont promote too much growth at this time frame under this President. Their industry allies are helping that cause by just sustaining marginally. They are banking it for a change in 2016 hoping to have it their way. Then the economic temperature changes
    Sep 28 04:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco lower for second day in a row; Chambers' comments in focus [View news story]
    It would be no use He would control what he has to say. That's the culture at Cisco. A new CEO would be better. He gets to say what he
    wants or he will quit. Chambers preaches change but afraid to change himself. Is that a little Oxy?
    Sep 28 04:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pres. Obama's re-election doesn't bode well for the odds of a tax holiday on overseas cash, notes Eric Savitz. That's problematic for large-cap tech names such as Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), and Cisco (CSCO), which respectively have $83B, $54B, and $42.5B stashed overseas (per their most recent financials). As Savitz observes, there's a good chance some of that cash will be used on foreign acquisitions, especially in light of recent deals such as Microsoft/Skype and Cisco/NDS. [View news story]
    This is why Tax reform is needed to level this field.
    There will be much debate on this issue in the next 4 years.
    But at the end of the day the theme of taxing the corporations and the rich will prevail as We the people mandated in re-electing OBAMA.
    Little room for compromise here

    Simplistic popular belief or not. it is the right thing to do.
    The demographics will support this mandate.

    You guy's can move to another country if you don't like it.

    may not be a reality for the pure capitalist.

    Question: Can an average person bring in to the USA money from overseas more than 10K$, and not get taxed, ( try it) lets see what the US customs say. Try that with other countries, they get locked up quickly.
    Nov 9 12:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pres. Obama's re-election doesn't bode well for the odds of a tax holiday on overseas cash, notes Eric Savitz. That's problematic for large-cap tech names such as Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), and Cisco (CSCO), which respectively have $83B, $54B, and $42.5B stashed overseas (per their most recent financials). As Savitz observes, there's a good chance some of that cash will be used on foreign acquisitions, especially in light of recent deals such as Microsoft/Skype and Cisco/NDS. [View news story]
    This understandable since they don't want to pay taxes on these profits while the average wage earner has too. A clear example why there is disparity on taxation for the rich. Let them keep their money overseas until the potential catastrophic collapse of economies
    in Europe. Then their assets wont be safe an they will rush back to the USA to pay taxes to save their billions. No tax break for companies who export jobs and keep financial assets overseas.
    Maybe we will learn a lesson on greed.
    Nov 8 11:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco Ready To Maintain $20 Level By 2013 [View article]
    You got 2$ value to go up in 72 days from now.
    You better get to work on it.
    Oct 19 02:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco Systems: Patient Shareholders Will Be Rewarded [View article]
    What are you smoking this time. Most investors accept only stock value change upwards. For now ZIP.
    Oct 19 02:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco Is Worth $26 As Margins Stabilize And Networking Focus Is Back [View article]
    Were waiting... the stock price has not yet measured up to all the good things you guy's are talking about. Where's the Beef.
    Oct 5 01:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco Is Worth $23.50 As Restructuring Pays Off [View article]
    I'll believe it when it gets there. For now we got better deals.
    Aug 29 02:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • All That Hate You've Heaped On Cisco? Don Yacktman, Cash Flow Lover, Thanks You [View article]
    Great if you're happy with that benchmark. There are other better choices as the chart above indicates. Its all about efficiency, performance and growth. Compared to their previous years, Cisco is caught napping and Chambers admits that. Change has to happen and should start with himself. He has done his job its time for a successor to spark some growth. Apple, Google and HP has done it.
    Its Cisco's turn. Retirement is not bad.
    Aug 5 12:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • All That Hate You've Heaped On Cisco? Don Yacktman, Cash Flow Lover, Thanks You [View article]
    Its time to move on on Cisco. Maybe you can convince our newborn but not the rest of us who had been burned. Its all about time. There are other good choices than Cisco. this dinosaur is is looking for warmer climate. its got miles of of tar pits to go thru. Maybe in the next life time.
    Aug 2 11:47 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco (CSCO -1.7%) is laying off another 1,300 workers, or 2% of its workforce, Bloomberg reports. The layoffs follow last year's huge restructuring, in which Cisco slashed 6,500 jobs. Cisco critic Brad Reese passes on an unconfirmed rumor that the company's WAN optimization hardware team was hit - if true, that would be a positive for market leader Riverbed (RVBD -3.9%)  [View news story]
    Yes I agree, Cut Upper management salaries/ They are over paid and way too many layers. Their management structure is too redundant, too many managers doing the same thing. Too much fat on the Supply Chain group.
    Jul 24 12:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazing Cisco Blunder [View article]
    Hmmm, Cisco almost too big to fail. they are following the banks strategies. The company is run by interns, experience people were laid off for being too costly and unwilling to make senseless changes.
    Time for another rotation starting at the top.
    Jul 4 09:29 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco CEO John Chambers: Firms Must Reinvent Themselves Each 5 To 6 Years [View article]
    Hello Brad,
    I agree with you completely. That's why we had a name for these
    opportunistic parasites. ( Cisco Mafia) They were not really practicing engineers as they did not do much technically they just executed and drove us to the game plan.
    In my opinion there should be 50% tax or more on these type of heist. Maybe not yet in my lifetime. Seems it had better odds than winning the lotto.

    Herb
    May 13 12:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco CEO John Chambers: Firms Must Reinvent Themselves Each 5 To 6 Years [View article]
    Hi Brad,

    Yes your right, I was aware of this too. I worked on the Nuova proto which became the N5000 under the Cisco product line. I will reserve my comments about the product as I am signed to secrecy. I know these people intimately during the product development cycle and all the backdoor talk that went with it. Its was all carefully planned and executed brilliantly to their advantage. We poor peons can only watch in amazement. I must admit we benefited from the bonus and good execution rewards that came with good work. Noting compared to the bosses that cemented their retirement fund.

    regards,
    Herb
    May 11 03:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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