Cisco’s Chambers: We Will Lead Software Defined Data Centers

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) CEO John Chambers threw down the gauntlet this evening, predicting the networking company will lead the shift to software defined data centers — a hot topic as Cisco strives to balance relationships with VMware, EMC, NetApp, IBM, Intel, Citrix and Microsoft. During Cisco’s Q4 2012 earnings call, Chambers gave three reasons why Cisco and its channel partners will have the right data center software strategy. Here they are. Oh, but first let The VAR Guy paint the picture: VMware’s buyout of Nicira in July could position the virtualization giant against (IT news)