Personal space: Router racer'

Instant info for pit and track



Greg Akers, chief technology officer of Cisco Systems Inc., has seen 18 Indianapolis 500 races, but the thrill never ends. He calls it 'a real treat to go 140 mph, three inches from the wall' in a Red Bull Cheever pace car sporting Cisco wireless connectivity. The knowledge he gains in engineering the real-time racetrack decision support 'will open new markets for us,' he says.

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