A Cisco Systems sign is seen outside a Cisco health clinic at Cisco Systems in San Jose, California, U.S., March 22, 2018. Picture taken March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo
REUTERS: Networking gear maker Cisco Systems Inc said on Thursday it is teaming with Amazon.com Inc's Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco's customers to use Amazon's data centers to run their business applications.
The move is part of a push at Cisco, one of the biggest suppliers of the routers and switches that send data across computer networks, to derive more revenue from software and stay current with longtime business customers that are seeking to do more work with cloud computing companies like Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud unit or Microsoft Corp's Azure. Read more