Cisco makes most of the routers, so it makes sense that Obama was having meetings with Cisco from early on.
Guest list: Left, from President Obama, Apple chairman and CEO Steve Jobs, Westly group founder Steve Westly, host's wife Ann Doerr, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Genentech chairman Art Levinson, Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers, venture capitalist John Doerr (host) Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Stanford University president John Hennessy, Yahoo president Carol Bartz, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, unknown, Facebook founder, president and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
They're all one big happy family.
Most Cisco routers are Made in China(tm).
How much of this do you really think the chicoms don’t already know?
From Cisco support community - Nearly all the Catalyst switches are from factories in China. Wireless access points are also in China.
Take a look at where Cisco routers are manufactured sometime.