Cisco Receives Recognition from Top Analyst Firms
As we start a new fiscal year, I’ve been reflecting on the year we’ve just completed – particularly as it relates to video collaboration. We delivered innovation across our portfolio that enables customers to enjoy a seamless video experience from the browser to the boardroom. And the latest set of analyst reports validates this.
My greatest satisfaction, of course, comes from our customers. But when industry watchers also take notice, it has a really nice ring. In each of the latest video reports from these top analyst firms, Cisco is recognized and evaluated:
- Gartner June 2014 MarketScope for Group Video Systems gives Cisco a strong positive rating*.
- Forrester Research, Inc.’s: “The Forrester Wave™ Videoconferencing Infrastructure And Cloud Services, Q3 2014 report includes Cisco among the leaders with complete infrastructure solutions and proven scale. We also received the highest ratings for “Current Offering,” “Strategy,” and “Market Presence” among all companies evaluated.
- IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing Equipment 2014 Vendor Assessment names us a “Leader” with “a comprehensive portfolio of video offerings ranging from browser-based support, software clients and desktop solutions, to multi-purpose rooms and immersive rooms.”
I believe this recognition is testament to our no-compromise strategy: Make video collaboration simple and delightful to use, while being affordable enough that organizations of all sizes and employees at every level can access it.
We’ve virtualized our infrastructure so that it’s now more affordable and easier to scale. We’ve created a “one meeting, one experience” with our new Collaboration Meetings Rooms offering. And we have given our customers flexibility and choice by offering on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based deployment models.
We’ve done a lot over the past year to earn this recognition. And I want to thank you, our customers and partners, for sharing our vision and believing in the transformative power of video collaboration.
You can get a glimpse of our strategy in this video message that I recorded with Chairman and CEO John Chambers. Take a look and let me know what you think. Does our experience-led approach shine through for you?
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