Our senior staff has been assembled in current configuration to take advantage of focusing on run-the-business philosophy.
Restructuring and cost alignment to meet board-level strategy quarterly projection objectives are a requirement of any business focusing on long-term profitability.
These decisions are not personal, they are purely business.
Regretfully only certain industry leadership has a true proven track record of cost management in a technology environment.
That is indeed a tough aspect to digest, unless you have walked the journey of managing a large balance sheet.
Only certain people are empowered to make fiscal and corresponding headcount decisions for Cisco.
That fiscal-first mindset leadership skill is the pure simple reason for our continued existence as a profitable company.
It is just the nature of business, nothing more; restructuring is not personal nor a reflection of the value of each contributor.
Good to read the opinions on this board, and Thank You for your contributions and honesty.