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Beyond the box

As the telecommunications market booms, PC makers, including Big Blue, spy new opportunities in the growing space.

 

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As the telecommunications market booms, PC makers, including Big Blue, spy new opportunities in the growing space.

"It is kind of the same order of magnitude as the computer space. It is bound to go horizontal."

- Craig Barrett, CEO of Intel

 


Intel CEO: PC firms see telecom opportunities
The business of supplying equipment to the telecommunications industry is exploding, and the PC companies are laying the groundwork to take it over, says Craig Barrett, CEO of Intel.

Cisco, IBM ink $2 billion services, gear pact
Cisco and IBM announce a $2 billion dollar agreement that calls for the supply of intellectual property and components from Big Blue and the joint offering of services.

IBM throws hat into communications chip ring
update Big Blue is adding its weight to the nascent communications processor market, bolstered by a $2 billion agreement with Cisco.