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Rackspace not a good fit for Cisco, says Chambers

Jim Duffy | May 22, 2014
Rackspace doesn't fit Cisco's acquisition profile, CEO John Chambers told a room packed with reporters this week at the company's annual conference and exhibition.

"If you don't trust the supply chain it breaks down what the Internet is all about, it becomes fragmented," Chambers said. "So you've got to say, regardless how we got there, we've got to move forward. I felt it was important enough for a president that I believe in to say, Mr. President, could you lead us?' Because I believe it does take that level of leading from the U.S. first. We've got to get a standard of conduct that we agree upon and say, How do we work through these issues together?' Because it's too interdependent on the economy for this not to work."

 

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