By Telecom Lead Team: Cisco
revenue from the APJC region increased 10.5 percent to $1.72 billion in Q2 FY12
from $1.56 billion in the Q2 FY11. In this quarter, the networking major has
earned $328 million revenue from its service segment against $292 million in Q2
FY11, and $1.39 billion from product segment against $1.27 billion in the same
quarter previous year.
Revenue from its service segment has increased from $299
million in Q1 FY12.
For the whole 2011, Cisco’s revenue from APJC region stood
at $6.6 billion, which comprises $1.15 billion revenue from service segment and
$5.47 billion from its product segment.
For the second quarter ended January 28, 2012, Cisco’s
revenue from its wireless and service provider video business has increased to
$418 million and $1.01 billion respectively on y-o-y basis. The company earned
$335 million revenue from wireless business and $825 million revenue from
service provider video during the same quarter FY11.
For the whole 2011, the company earned revenue of $1.42
billion from wireless business and $3483 million revenue from service provider
The company spent $1.33 billion for its R&D purposes in
the Q2 FY12.
Cisco posted 11 percent increase in sales in Q2
Cisco posted 11 percent increase in sales in Q2 ending
January 28, 2012 at $11.52 billion compared with $10.40 billion in the
corresponding period previous year.
Net profit during Q2 was $2.18 billion as compared with
Net sales for the first six months of fiscal 2012 were $22.8
billion, compared with $21.2 billion for the first six months of fiscal
Net income for the first six months of fiscal 2012 was $4.0
billion or $0.73 per share, compared with $3.5 billion or $0.61 per share for
the first six months of fiscal 2011.
Cisco announces Partner-Led strategy
In its Indian business, Cisco is going by Partner-Led
strategy to address the growing small business and mid-market segments.
The company said that it has experienced remarkable growth
in the Partner Led segment and accounts of one third of Cisco’s India
revenue. Its partner-led business has grown at 45 percent CAGR in a short
span of 3 years. And, its small business revenues have grown 4 times in 3
The company has also unveiled its Unified Communications
solution (UCM BE 3000), specially designed and developed for SMB segment in
“Cisco’s Small business product line is designed to
address these specific issues and is ideally suited for the India market. The
company is expecting 35-40 percent growth in its Indian business which
specially focused on partner-led strategy,” Pramodh Menon, president of
the partner business group, Cisco India &