"We're on track, in my opinion, for India to be 10 per cent of our business in 5-10 years. The teams have done a great job, the business continues to accelerate. And when you look at the position of India, the government, the stability, the belief in technology, we remain incredibly optimistic," he said.
He, however, did not comment on India's current contribution to the global revenue as the company does not give country-wise numbers.
Cisco, which follows August-July financial year, had clocked revenue of about $13 billion in its third quarter. Of this, Americas accounted for $7.6 billion, Europe, Middle East and Africa was at $3.3 billion, while Asia Pacific, China and Japan region (including India) contributed $1.9 billion revenue in the said quarter.
Asked about his expectations from the new government, Robbins said he views India to be in a very good position.
"...you have the stability, the leadership that has the understanding of the power of technology...relative to all the initiatives that the government here is trying to drive, that naturally leads to more investment. As long as we continue to see those kinds of opportunities, we will continue to invest here," he said.
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