Message to Cisco: Happiness lies back in your own backyard

This afternoon Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers will present the keynote address at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (view live webcast of his keynote 3 - 4 p.m. Pacific Time). However, while awaiting Chambers' keynote perhaps you may wish to ponder my message below to Cisco:

Singer, comedian and actor - Al Jolson, cowrote and sang a 1928 hit song titled - Back in Your Own Backyard (a favorite of mine). It is the personal opinion of yours truly that the song's lyrics offer a "profound message" to Cisco: The bird with feathers of blue Is waiting for you Back in your own backyard You'll see your castles in Spain Through your window pane Back in your own backyard Oh you can go to the East Go to the West But someday you'll come Weary at heart Back where you started from You'll find your happiness lies Right under your eyes Back in your own backyard

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