back to article Australia defies trend for network sales slide, shovels cash at Cisco

The router market is stagnating worldwide, but nobody's told Australian buyers. Analyst firm IDC, which in June gave us the drear news that global router sales fell 1.4 per cent between Q1 2017 and Q1 2018, reckons Australian customers like their packet-processing big iron: its Asia-Pacific Quarterly Router Tracker released …

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  2. Denarius Silver badge

    Evidence of vain hope ?

    Is this sales bump due to recent fear/news that much of Australians dealing with gummint is going to be leaked outsourced so newer kit from a vaguely trusted supplier is being installed to mitigate some of the damage and attack surfaces in case the firewalls break?

    1. GrumpyOldBloke

      Re: Evidence of vain hope ?

      Unless it is evidence of the demands government is putting on the economy. Santa has a list of who's been naught and who's been nice and Dutton obviously wants that list at any price.

  3. Ne body

    NBN good for something ;)

    The explosion of NBN RSPs seems to be a possible source of Cisco fuel!

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