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Cisco-Logo-Transparent-Alpha-Channel-PNG-High-Quality-Large-versionCisco is a worldwide leader in IT that helps organizations grab the chances of tomorrow by demonstrating that astonishing things can happen.  This is why the news of the appointment of their new CEO became a significant one. John Chambers who is currently the company’s CEO is finishing his 20-year run on Cisco Systems Inc. on a high note, transferring control with the organization’s shares close to a five-year high. Mr. Chuck Robbins, 49-years of age and a senior VP who has had practical experience in deals and associations with business accomplices, formally will get to be CEO on July 26.

Whereas, Mr. Chambers will be the official administrator that is the Executive Chairman for the company, and said he hopes to invest quite a bit of his energy prompting his substitution. Mr. Chambers, who turned 65, last August, wasn’t a Cisco pioneer. He came in 1991, and assumed control as CEO in 1995, initiating an exceptional development stage. Gobbling up numerous smaller organizations, he moved Cisco from its spearheading fortification in Internet gadgets known as routers into switching systems and the home, setting Cisco at most vital Intersections of the Web. His frequently expressed objective was to make Cisco the No. 1 data innovation organization on the planet, halfway by serving to associate a wide range of consumer and business gadgets in a pattern called the Internet of Things.

Mr. Robbins joined Cisco in 1997 and has moved rapidly through the organization’s positions. He has helped lead and execute large portions of the organization’s speculations and strategy shifts, including building the business’ most effective accomplice program, now worth more than $40B in income to the organization every year. “I joined Cisco 17 years ago because I wanted to be a part of a company where I believed the possibilities were limitless. Today, I am even more convinced that Cisco is that company,” said Chuck Robbins. Founded in 1984, Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT whose technology and people change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

With its wise decision making, the company will continue to grow and succeed. While the world awaits more successes to see from the organization, many have the opinion that Cisco’s new CEO Chuck Robbins may not bring dramatic changes to the company’s product line. Instead the old timer sales expert is more likely to focus on making large software deals. In addition, the company also introduced a video of Mr. Robbins which has discussion sessions of him with the ex CEO Mr. Chambers. Upon asking for his future plans for the company Mr. Robbins said he has “very clear thoughts about what I think we should do.”

The world and specially the world of IT await what the new CEO will have for the company when he officially takes charge in July 2015. Although he is very determined but his capabilities will be seen once he puts them to use in taking actions and making changes for good.

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