Cisco, best known for its networking hardware, recently identified enterprise collaboration as one of several growth markets it's focusing on. It has been investing in and developing its collaboration portfolio in recent years and believes it now has a very strong offer to compete against the likes of Microsoft, IBM, Google and others.
Specifically, Cisco's collaboration stack now includes IP telephony, high-end telepresence, enterprise social networking, online meetings, and Web conferencing and social media monitoring. The company is focusing on both on-premise and cloud software that can be accessed via a broad range of platforms, browsers and devices.
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