Cisco Q4 2012 Earnings: Data Center Boom, Telepresence Bust

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems‘ (NASDAQ: CSCO) Q4 2012 earnings, announced yesterday, confirmed booming data center sales but revealed serious weakness in the TelePresence (high definition video conferencing) market. The VAR Guy is starting to wonder if big, expensive TelePresence conference rooms are a passing fad, crushed by free, personal video conferencing software like Skype. Can Cisco’s Jabber software help the company to regain some collaboration momentum? Here’s the update. First, let’s start with the good news from Cisco — and there was plenty of it: Q4 net sales were $1 (IT news)