20 Slippery Questions With Cisco CEO John Chambers


How About HP?

Hewlett-Packard, which said we were going to exit the data center a year after we got into it, well, there's 22.5 percent market share in North America in UCS for us, and it grew at 58 percent last quarter while our peers grew in single digits. Perception-wise, we hit some rough sledding; we clearly did. We needed to change. But, our competitors went through the same and did much worse. There's not a challenge I'm aware of that our peers didn't have to go through too.



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