A New Year At Cisco
Cisco's fiscal 2011 began on Aug. 1, and given the groundwork Cisco laid during its last fiscal year, with everything from its consumer advances to acquisitions, adjacencies and an all-out data center assault, it's going to be another wild, woollly, opportune-rich year for Cisco and its partners.
That said, Cisco wasn't spared the effects of the economic downturn and subsequent demand upturn, which sent its supply chain into a tailspin and left the networking titan shorthanded in more than one product line. All of it will be on the minds of investors, analysts and channel partners Wednesday when Cisco reports Q4 and yearly earnings.
Cisco's report is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST. Here's a look at topics that'll be top of mind as John Chambers and Co. give a rundown.