Servers would give them the third leg of the data center “stool”
Chris Mellor interpreted Cisco’s recent body language around servers. Will they jump into the server business?
It’s not that much of a stretch. It’s only fair, as HP and others don’t shy away from dabbling in Cisco’s networking space.
Used to be that IT was all about processing. Today servers, storage and networking are the three legs of the data center stool. They’re the Mind, Stomach and Voice of the digital body of business.
The smartest of the big players in all three spaces will look for ways to corner them all.