And what will that desktop be?With its announced acquistion of Jabber, and recent acquistions of WebEx, IronPort and PostPath, as well as its own telephony, networkingand VoIP applications, one has to wonder: Is it possible that Cisco will be the new go-to provider for all communications in the enterprise? (Remember, no one thought they'd own VoIP.)All that's missing are productivity apps--what acquisition is next, do you think? And will it set Cisco up to be THE dominant desktop player in the enterprise?
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