acquisition

December 17, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Acquisition of Collaborate.com

As the rapidly developing mobility and cloud markets transform the technology landscape, the population of mobile workers looking to extend the boundaries of their offices continues to grow. They want to connect, communicate and collaborate seamlessly, and their organizations are seeking user-friendly, mobile-centric collaboration tools that enable teams to work faster while being as productive […]

October 8, 2013

SECURITY

SUMMARY – Martin Roesch on Sourcefire Becoming Part of Cisco

Cisco Security has announced the closing of the acquisition of Sourcefire. Sourcefire founder and CTO (and creator of Snort®) Martin Roesch posted to Sourcefire's blog this morning to share the news:

September 10, 2013

DATA CENTER

Evolving Cisco’s Unified Computing System for Big Data and the Internet of Everything

In an earlier blog, I discussed the incredible success behind the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) in Darwinian evolutionary terms.  Since I wrote that blog three months ago, we’ve continued to grow rapidly and have strengthened our position as the #2 blade server player worldwide from 19.3% to 21.5% revenue share (per IDC 2CQ2013 server […]

June 20, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Composite Software

Big data and cloud are drastically changing today’s IT landscape. The proliferation of traditional and new data sources plus the movement of data to the cloud complicate a company’s ability...

April 3, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Ubiquisys

Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire Ubiquisys, a privately-held company headquartered in Swindon, UK for $310 million in cash and employee retention incentives. Ubiquisys is...

March 25, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Inflection Point: Cisco Sets the Pace of Mobility Innovation

At Cisco, we take very seriously our ability to anticipate and catch market transitions. A few years ago, we saw a market transition that would affect our Service Provider customers in the area of Mobility. With 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi deployments rising, the world was clearly shifting from Coverage, Capacity to Services… and the importance […]

March 25, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire SolveDirect

The network is emerging as the central nervous system for business in today’s hyper-connected world. As a result, it will be expected that people, things and sources of data are...

January 23, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Intucell

Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire Intucell, a privately held company headquartered in Ra’anana, Israel for $475 million in cash and employee retention incentives. Intucell provides software platforms for Self-Optimized Network (SON) that support mobile carrier networks worldwide. This acquisition will allow Cisco to extend network intelligence and tightly align different […]

December 18, 2012

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire BroadHop

With global IP traffic projected to increase threefold over the next five years – after having increased eightfold over the past five years – policy control and services creation at large scale has never been more vital for mobile and fixed communications service providers. Cisco plans to add a critical piece of service creation technology to […]