What's Eating Cisco? 10 Clues All Is Not Well


Cisco's been the talk of the tech industry this week thanks to an unusually candid message from CEO John Chambers, saying Cisco has disappointed its investors, confused its employees and lost some credibility in the market. The tone of the note -- and Chambers' promise of changes to come -- have both Cisco channel partners and investors alike wondering just how Cisco is planning to shake things up.

Chambers' memo, of course, hasn't been the only sign that something's amiss inside Cisco. Here are 10 clues from recent months that suggest change is in the air in San Jose.