Bill Pray

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Exiting a Market

by Bill Pray  |  March 7, 2011  |  Comments Off

Exiting a market can be tricky for a vendor. Some vendors are good at it, some are not. Nearly every major vendor makes a mistake and enters markets that it can’t be profitable in or the market is no longer strategic to the vendor. Most vendors would prefer to fade into the woodwork when they [...]

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After Two Years, Cisco Disappoints

by Bill Pray  |  December 14, 2010  |  2 Comments

It has been a little over two years since the acquisition of PostPath and Jabber by Cisco, with not much to show. When Cisco acquired PostPath, I blogged about how it will not be easy for Cisco and that they have to answer the questions of why and how for enterprises: Another 800 LB Gorilla [...]

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