MARKETSCisco is trying to simultaneously expand into markets ranging from video cameras to servers. No company has tried to pull off such an expansion before.
MANAGEMENTChambers set up a series of councils to help make management decisions more quickly. Insiders complain of growing bureaucracy and a lack of clear authority.
COMPETITIONCisco grew to dominate the networking market by trouncing smaller rivals. It's now on a collision course with Hewlett-Packard and IBM, larger and more powerful companies.