Cisco Bucks Tech's Weak Revenue Trend

After struggling the past few quarters, Cisco (CSCO) bucked the difficult technology industry trends of weaker revenue and order trend rates with its May 22 earnings call.

While all of the major systems-centric tech providers such as IBM (IBM), EMC (EMC) and Oracle (ORCL) reported weaker than expected revenue and order growth trends, Cisco reported positive and in-line revenue growth of 5.4%. More importantly, order rates picked up and rose to 4% after two flat quarters. Cisco's key book-to-bill ratio is now greater than 1....371 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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