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New Versions of the Cisco Cius - Excitement or Shoulder Shrugs?
January 4, 2012 | Hogan Keyser
New Cisco Cius tablets are on the way in 2012, but how much excitement will they garner?
January 3, 2012 by Frank Kobuszewski via NetworkWorld.com -- Cisco recently announced that it will release both smaller and larger versions of its Cius tablets in 2012. While this is potentially exciting news, it also may be met with quite a bit of indifference. This is Cisco's ongoing attempt to get into a highly competitive, highly loyal, consumer market space.
I can't help but be reminded of their foray into video recording with the Flip. Sure, the Flip experienced moderate success, but Cisco ended the program shortly thereafter. Is the Cius headed down a similar path?
Apple's iPad is dominating right now, and most users I know who have one aren't thinking about trading it out anytime soon (for anything other than a newer iPad). Is there anything compelling enough about the Cius to make tablet users consider it? I'm not so sure.
Cisco Cius compared to Apple iPad 2
Now the new Cius tablets haven't been released yet, so any comparison made now will be for the current version, but at least we get an idea of how the two compare. I don't mean this to judge which device is superior, just to get a feel for the attributes of each, and if Cisco really is on the right track to start grabbing customers away from Apple.
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