Cisco CEO: No one wakes up in the morning and says ‘I want to buy a router’

(Cisco CEO Chuck RobbinsCisco) On the cusp of his one-year anniversary as CEO, Cisco’s Chuck Robbins took to the stage at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, to talk about how he’s changed the company.This week is Cisco’s annual massive customer conference in Las Vegas. Robbins flew in to Aspen for the interview in the morning and is flying back to Vegas for lunch. He’s been so busy, in fact, that when Fortune’s Andrew Nusca reminded him on stage that he’s been in charge for a year, he joked: “Sure it’s not 5?”Still, he addressed the progress he’s made so far.15 acquisitionsCisco made 15 acquisitions last year, mostly in cloud, security, Internet of Things, analytics, all future areas that he’s moving Cisco into.View photosconnected carMore(A connected cargoogle) His marquee acquisition was clearly Internet…


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