10 competitors Cisco couldn't kill off

Some companies actually thrived in spite of Cisco's best efforts
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10 competitors Cisco couldn’t kill off

Cisco CEO John Chambers loves to talk about the companies that have tried to compete with Cisco and failed. He refers to companies such as 3com, Nortel, and Synoptics -- and he's right. However, here are 10 companies that have managed to thrive in this era of Cisco dominance and have stood the test of time.

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