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Cisco's Flip flop and consumer retreat: Did it go far enough?
Cisco downsized its consumer business, ditched the Flip camcorder and refocused Linksys and its fledgling Umi home telepresence system. The moves will save money and focus Cisco, but there's a case to be made that the networking giant didn't go far enough.
Polycom CEO Miller Q&A: How partnerships, independence fuel telepresence underdog
A funny thing happened on Polycom's alleged road to becoming roadkill after Cisco acquired Tandberg. Polycom played up its independent status and forged partnership with damn near every company that goes toe-to-toe with Cisco.
Why do some Tandberg shareholders want more from Cisco? Growth
Some Tandberg shareholders are reportedly rejecting Cisco Systems' $3 billion cash tender for the video conferencing player and the reason is clear: Tandberg is delivering heady growth in a downturn.Shareholders that own more than 24 percent of Tandberg want to block the Cisco proposed buyout (Techmeme).