Cisco Favorability Ratings - Positive In Networking, Negative In Surveillance

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jan 06, 2017

Cisco is the big name in networking, but they have not been able to leverage their brand and sizable sales channel in the security industry to the same effect. Over the years the company has come and gone in terms of being highly active in the security market, with their most recent push in security being the very expensive Meraki camera.

Security integrators were split in the favorability ratings, with Cisco's strength in networking praised, but their expensiveness and their failures within video surveillance criticized.

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Comments (4)

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