Cisco's Financial Analyst Day: 10 Thought-Provoking Takeaways


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The annual Cisco Financial Analyst Day brought Wall Street types galore to Cisco's San Jose, Calif.-based headquarters to hear from the company's top executives about how the moves Cisco has made this year are preserving and catalyzing its growth for the next several years.

Amid the broader restructuring, Cisco has also made a number of changes to its Worldwide Partner Organization (WWPO). Just this week, it confirmed to CRN that it will invest $75 million in its partner-led strategy for midmarket and SMB sales through the channel.

Here's a look at some of the key points made by Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and his top lieutenants at Tuesday's event.