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Cisco CEO Chambers Talks SmallNot RIMWhen It Comes M&A

This story was written by Staci D. Kramer.
Yes, Cisco Systems (NSDQ: CSCO) has money to spend but not on consumer device acquisitions, according to CEO John Chambers which seems to rule out BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (NSDQ: RIMM) but isn't likely to stop the speculation. Chambers told the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference in San Francisco, according to Reuters: "Within the consumer side of the house, I have no interest in a device."

Chambers does plan "multiple acquisitions but most of them will be small." Suggestions anyone?

By Staci D. Kramer