Cisco reports strong Q1 thanks to Scientific-Atlanta

Cisco reported impressive first-quarter results that included total net income of $1.87 billion, up from $1.4 billion during the same quarter last year. Sales totaled $8.87 billion during the quarter, including a healthy $753 million contribution from the recently acquired Scientific-Atlanta unit. Here's how Cisco's revenue growth breaks down:

  • Switching (35 percent of total sales) revenues grew 15 percent to $3.1 billion.

  • Routers (20 percent of total sales) revenues rose 16 percent to $1.8 billion.

  • Advanced Technologies (23 percent of total sales) increased 25 percent to $1.6 billion, but last year's figure excludes SFA.

For more on Cisco's Q1:
- see this article from The New York Times

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