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AWS will make switches to go after Cisco – report

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This could be interesting ...

... if it essentially links customers' AWS VPCs to their on-premises networks. The potential is more in edge routing than the inside the data center switching.

If Amazon only ends up taking significant costs out of on-premises IT, it could delay cloud adoption, rather than accelerate it.

Another alternative would be to provide an on-premises networking experience which mimics the AWS networking experience. Thaw would be highly disruptive to Cisco and the other networking players.

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