acquisitions

January 24, 2018

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Skyport Systems

2/8/18 Update: Pleased to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Skyport Systems. Welcome to Cisco! I’m excited to share that today Cisco announced its intent to acquire Skyport...

October 19, 2017

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Cisco’s 200th Acquisition— a Tradition of Advancement, Disruption and Growth

Cisco’s ability to successfully acquire and integrate innovative companies is an industry gold standard. Today, this acquisition engine has achieved a major milestone with the announcement of Cisco’s 200th acquisition....

August 30, 2016

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire ContainerX

I’m excited to share that today Cisco announced its intent to acquire ContainerX, Inc., Cisco’s first acquisition in the rapidly emerging container market. ContainerX is an early stage, privately held company focused on building technology to help enterprises manage, orchestrate and integrate containers across data centers. Many of our customers are starting to use containers […]

April 15, 2016

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of CliQr

I’m excited to announce that we’ve completed our acquisition of CliQr Technologies Inc., a privately-held company that provides a cloud platform to model, deploy and manage applications across hybrid IT environments made-up of data centers, private and public clouds. CliQr’s technology is very complementary with our data center strategy. CliQr will extend Cisco’s Application Centric […]

March 2, 2016

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Leaba Semiconductor

Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire Leaba Semiconductor, a venture-backed fabless semiconductor company based in Israel. Leaba is a team with a strong and successful track record of designing leading edge networking semiconductors that provide innovative solutions to address significant infrastructure challenges. This acquisition advances our innovation strategy, supports continued differentiation […]

June 30, 2015

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS

Every day, more people, processes, data and things become connected. As this trend continues to grow exponentially, so too, do opportunities for security breaches and malicious threats. With an estimated 50 billion devices being connected by 2020, enterprise customers will face greater challenges in protecting their ever-expanding networks. To address these risks Cisco is focused […]

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Piston Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has fundamentally altered the IT landscape: dramatically boosting IT agility, while lowering costs. To realize the business advantages of cloud, organizations are shifting to a hybrid IT model—blending private cloud, public cloud, and on-premise applications. To help customers maintain control and compliance in this hyper-connected, hyper-distributed IT environment, Cisco and its partners are […]

April 1, 2015

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Embrane

With agility and automation as persistent drivers for IT teams, the need to simplify application deployment and build the cloud is crucial for the data center. Today, Cisco is pleased...

September 17, 2014

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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Metacloud

Today, Cisco takes another important step towards realizing our plans to create the world’s largest global Intercloud – a worldwide network of interconnected clouds and cloud service providers. Our intent to acquire Metacloud, an OpenStack-based private cloud-as-a-service company, advances our strategy and delivers value to customers—right now. Metacloud provides IT teams with another way to […]