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Cisco Acquires Virtuata

Cisco is pleased to announce that it has acquired privately held Virtuata. Based in Milpitas, Calif., Virtuata provides innovative capabilities for securing virtual machine level information in data centers and cloud environments. Together, Cisco and Virtuata will enable consistent and enhanced security for virtual machines allowing customers to accelerate the deployment of multi-tenant, multi-hypervisor cloud infrastructures.

Cloud and virtualization are significant disrupters in the market. When customers move to these environments, security concerns arise where infrastructure is shared across multiple applications, business units or even organizations. As more and more business applications move to virtualized platforms, security and isolation become necessary conditions at the virtual machine level. This acquisition is highly complementary to Cisco’s vision of a unified data center that securely connects people and businesses with applications and data through virtual and cloud environments.

The Virtuata acquisition reinforces Cisco’s build, buy, partner innovation framework and supports our strategy of providing best-in-class solutions for our customers. It is well-aligned to our strategic goals to develop innovative virtualization, cloud and security technologies, while also cultivating top talent. The Virtuata team will join Cisco’s Data Center Group led by David Yen, senior vice president, Data Center Group.

As we continue to use all of Cisco’s assets to drive innovation, acquisitions such as Virtuata will help bring additional top talent, new technology, and unique business models into Cisco. The Virtuata acquisition reinforces Cisco’s commitment to deliver an intelligent network by providing market leading infrastructure across the data center.

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  1. Great move! Thanks to the leadership team and the levels of execution we continue to lead the way in secure cloud computing and network architecture!

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  2. great move! thanks for all information

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  3. This is a great addition to Cisco’s Cloud strategy and portfolio and a good message to the IT community.

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  4. July 20, 2012 at 10:21 am

    Nice Move..!! Security of VM and Cloud with Innovative Ideas helps in building Robust Platform for Cloud..!! Kudos to the Leadership Team..!!

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  5. It will be interesting to see how the infusion of this organization will bring a new level of innovation to the group. As the presence of Cloud grows the need for robust platforms, security and innovative approaches/solutions to clients will continue to grow.

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  6. nice info, thanks for all information

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  7. Great transfer! Thanks to the management team and the levels of setup we always lead the way in risk-free cloud computing and system architecture!

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  8. exellent. thank you !

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