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New Cisco Americas Boss: Timed for Juniper Conference?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has named Nick Adamo (pictured) to succeed Chuck Robbins as its top executive in the Americas, CRN reported today. The news comes as rival Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) wraps up its Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas. The VAR Guy wonders: Did Cisco leak the news to shift the spotlight away from Juniper’s partner and software strategy — which has garnered a lot of attention this week? Hmmm… Juniper CEO Kevin Johnson and the executive team announced a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) strategy on Jan. 15. Media coverage extended from channel pun (IT news)