Is Cisco about to make a major play in security? Sure seems like it.
With Chambers himself expounding about the need to solve security problems in the network, to Cisco Security Technology Business Unit chief Tom Gillis telling RSA attendees "it's time to rethink the entire system," Cisco clearly has security on the brain.
"Security in and of itself can cause a huge upgrade cycle," said Chambers. "It's an architectural play if we're right on that."