The 5 Things To Watch For
The networking giant will report its third fiscal quarter numbers Wednesday, with Wall Street is expecting revenues to hit $11.9 billion, at 58 cents per share for the quarter.
Cisco has been on an acquisition tear this month, revealing its plan to acquire artificial intelligence specialist MindMeld for $125 million, as well as software-defined WAN vendor Viptela for $610 million. The San Jose, Calif.-based networking leader's bread-and-butter business of switching and routers has been declining over recent quarters, while security has flourished.
Click through to read about the five key areas channel partners need to watch for on Wednesday that could foreshadow the company's direction.