Cisco's Worst Enemies

  • By

    Ericka Chickowski

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HPHP's acquisition of 3Com certainly splashed cold water on the union between it and Cisco. Now that the deal's gone through, the two vendors broke up their partnership and Cisco is going after HP-3Com market share as HP targets Cisco's stronghold, enterprise networking.
As Cisco makes its push into loads of new market niches it will see competitors from all quarters take a stand both directly with the customer and through channel. Be they just a stone in Cisco's shoe or chucking the stone itself a la David to Cisco's Goliath, the following vendors and industry groups will prove formidable foes to the mighty networking giant.
This article was originally published on 2010-06-29