Thanks to iPhone, the Cisco Flip Video Camera Is Toast

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Before Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior was hired by Cisco, she was the CTO of Motorola and dismissed in her blog the introduction of the Apple iPhone. However within 9 months of the Apple iPhone introduction, Motorola sales had collapsed by more than $4 billion (Page 1) and Motorola operating earnings dropped $3.8 billion to a loss of $534 million, leaving Warrior with absolutely no future as the CTO of Motorola.

In my opinion, Warrior is now repeating her Motorola failure at Cisco. For example, during the first 9 months of Cisco's 2009 fiscal year under Warrior's leadership as CTO, Cisco sales plummeted $1.6 billion (Page 4) and operating income nose-dived $1 billion. Additionally, a UBS analyst is reporting that Cisco's losing market share across the board.

Today, Apple will begin selling its new iPhone 3G S and in my opinion, it will kill the Cisco Flip video camera.

How so you may ask?

Well, lets do a comparison of which device makes it easier to upload a video to YouTube.

Apple iPhone 3G S

Cisco Flip Video Camera

I Rest My Case!

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