Cisco Unveils Android-Based Tablet PC

The race to unseat the top player in the nascent tablet market just got a new entrant. That would be Cisco, which has announced plans to bring a tablet computer to market in early 2011, following a period of customer trials in the third quarter this year.

The Cius is powered by Google’s Android operating system, and includes several features geared for mobile business users, including telepresence capabilities. Enterprise Mobile Today takes a look.

Apple’s iPad tablet may have some serious competition from one of the biggest IT vendors on Earth: Networking giant Cisco today announced a new tablet PC of its own, the Cius.

Based on the Google Android operating system and targeted at business users, the new Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) Cius — which is slated for customer trials in third quarter and full availability in the beginning of 2011 — includes a number of features designed to appeal to on-the-go information workers.

Read the full story at Enterprise Mobile Today:

Cisco’s Android-Based Cius Tablet Aims to Oust Apple iPad

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