I blame the Chinese !
This story was updated at 7:55am PT with comment from Cisco, which strongly denies Multiven’s claims.
The Zurich-based IT services company has had a long and often fractious relationship with Cisco. It has sued the networking giant repeatedly – in the U.S. in 2008 and in Switzerland last year – claiming that Cisco’s bundling of network maintenance service plans amounted to an abuse of monopoly. So far, the suits have proven unsuccessful. Cisco also countersued, claiming Multiven CEO Peter Alfred-Adekeye (a former Cisco employee) had broken into its systems and stolen software. Alfred-Adekeye was even arrested at one point, which he claimed was all Cisco’s doing (Cisco denied involvement).
And now Multiven has filed complaints with both the U.S. Department of Justice and the Swiss Cybercrime Coordination Unit, alleging “the theft of thousands…
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