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Rumours that Cisco CEO and chairman John Chambers may be considering his resignation have gathered pace. Chambers has spent 16 years at the head of the firm. While he is not about to be ousted in a blaze of ignominy like some other tech CEO departures we could mention, the question of who Chambers' likely heir may be has …


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  1. DayDragon

    I read this...

    I read this as Cisco is about to get a 16 year old CEO and thought, wow, they're getting younger and younger these days.

  2. bolccg

    Mark Hurd, HP chief executive

    Um, no? *Former*, missing there?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Who really cares who is at the helm of a tech company that charges far too much for its wares?

    I for one have thought for a long time Cisco could be our savior in the war waged by Apple on the rest of the world. iOS? Sounds suspiciously like the Cisco IOS used in Routers and Switches. Give them what for Cisco!

    1. Stuart Castle Silver badge

      Not quite..

      Old news. Apple licenced the iOS trademark before they announced it.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Missed that. Now I have an even lower opinion of the B@st@rds.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Ponytail ahoy

    Just to scare anyone connected with Cisco. Jonathan Schwartz is available:)

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