Cisco overall service provider growth hit 6%

In pointing our readers toward stories on Cisco Systems' fiscal third quarter earnings yesterday, we said the company's service provider orders had declined about 3 percent. To clarify, that was the case with U.S. service provider orders, but overall, strength in international service provider orders propelled the vendor to 6 percent growth overall in the segment. We apologize for the lack of clarity, and to make up for it today, we point you toward a story at Telephony that delves deeper into the trends Cisco is experiencing in the service provider market. Sales of Cisco's core routers for service provider networks have increased sharply, while set-top box sales have been down.

For more:
- read this report at Telephony

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