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Cius vs. the iPad: Why bother comparing?

Cisco launched its Cius tablet this year, which focuses on enterprise apps, desktop virtualization and network management, but one blogger says he'd rather have an iPad.

Even though Cisco promised it would use this year to focus on its core business – network switching and routing – the company went ahead with the launch of its Cius tablet. Cisco frames the Cius tablet as an enterprise applications tool that integrates virtual desktop infrastructure and unified communications, but Fast Packet blogger, Greg Ferro says he'd rather have an iPad. After all, most enterprise apps are now available for the iPad – including network management and desktop virtualization.

Here's what Ferro has to say in “Cius vs. iPad: Can Cisco take on Apple?

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