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Cisco has wrapped its 2021 financial year with better-than-expected revenue, and a warning that supply chain constraints could persist until this time next year. In prepared remarks [PDF] intoned by CEO Chuck Robbins at the start of the company's earnings call, he said Cisco is "continuing to manage through the components …

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    Facepalm

    The Register has recently received approaches from upstart pure-play software-defined networking vendors suggesting we write that their approach will deliver new networks, faster, than will be possible if buyers wait for Cisco's supply chain to deliver

    And what do these pure software networking systems run on? Silicon Chips. And what's the problem affecting IT at the moment that's the cause of Cisco supply chain issues? Supply of silicon chips.

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    Holmes

    Sir Eben Upton (not yet but lets make it so) says that the supply current semiconductor supply situation as “hand-to-hand-combat,” and that it’s “unlikely to end until 2023”. I trust him more than Cisco

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