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Cellco,
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10/28/2013 | 4:44:29 PM
Re: Government shutdown
@calahan, I think you need to cut them some slack.  Juniper has an okay foundry business that needs to be put to work, along with their country initiative to compete in IT engineers.  Cisco tried to be a good USA citizen but ultimately after getting burned by Chinese manufacturing, they too have turned to India as well.  Depress our dollar a little more and renew the USA engineering and technology initiatives (use to be corporate based, now corporations want citizens to pay Universities to be vocational schools).


If we can depress the Dollar another 30% and start on-shoring some technology development, Cisco will be able to make a case to repatriate some cash to return to it's once ardent commitment to on-shore technology development.  I hope so because as it stands now we will be a country of entertainment, tourist and financial community, relying on the current IT powerhouses of Russia, China and India.
calahan
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calahan,
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10/26/2013 | 8:02:35 PM
Re: Government shutdown
Oh please!

 

Cisco Systems is a truly great company. It is well managed and is an asset to the American economy.

 

What has Juniper Networks achieved other than hyping things up to benefit the few at the expense of the majority including investors, customers etc?

 

The real fact remains that Juniper's top engineering team was always below quality. MX is a joke and its engineers work on issues that are 3 to 4 years old.

 

Sure enough. Juniper will march into the future. /s
kaop
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10/26/2013 | 5:06:10 PM
SDN
The evolution to SDN has impact on Juniper and other traditional networking hardware companies.  Hopefully their SDN effort with OpenContrail can keep them competitive.
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10/25/2013 | 7:49:31 PM
Government shutdown
Both Juniper and Cisco also saw weakness in government spending... for obvious reasons.


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