After numerous attempts to sidestep "the Cisco (CSCO -2.4%) question," Motorola's (MOT -1.4%)...

|About: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)|By:, SA News Editor

After numerous attempts to sidestep "the Cisco (CSCO -2.4%) question," Motorola's (MOT -1.4%) Greg Brown tells analysts at today's meeting (transcript) that they're "better off asking them (CSCO)" why they're seeing stark weakness in capital spending, even as MOT boasts of a "strong October." He adds, "We’re not looking at this through any rose-colored glasses..."