Multiven Takes Another Try At Cisco Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 7:54 PM EST) -- Multiven GmbH filed an antitrust complaint Monday in Switzerland against Cisco Systems Inc. that claims the computer networking giant has abused its dominant market position by bundling software updates with its maintenance services, allegations it has previously made in two other actions.

In a case filed with the Swiss Competition Commission, Internet maintenance service Multiven alleges that unlike other major companies that make necessary software updates available to all customers who have purchased their software, Cisco provides updates only to customers who buy its SmartNet technical...
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