Google May Be Working on Its Own Router

According to various SD Times sources, including one inside Cisco, Google is exploring the idea of dumping Juniper Networks in favor of building its own routers to handle their ever-expanding need for bandwidth.

It seems unlikely that Google would go all in on the hardware end like this, but whether they partner up or not, just a rumor is enough to make companies like Cisco nervous—and send Juniper stock into a tailspin. [SD Times via Bnet via Slashdot]