Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Taking a Moment to Reflect on Cisco Spark
The acquisition of Worklife underlines how important productive meetings are in today’s world. If that sounds like a natural fit for WebEx and Cisco Spark, it is. Worklife expands beyond the now – the in-meeting experience – to pre- and post-meeting capabilities like agendas, templates, notes, co-editing, tasks, and meeting previews.
Cisco to Expand Security Consultancy Services with Acquisition of Portcullis
There’s no question that cybersecurity is top-of-mind for Fortune 500 companies. This, compounded by a significant global security talent shortage, contributes to the burgeoning need for security companies to deliver...
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 […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Neohapsis
Today, businesses are looking at security in a strategic, comprehensive way to protect mission critical processes and assets. There has never been a greater need to understand the impact that...
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Memoir Systems
Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent to acquire privately held Memoir Systems, a company that develops semiconductor memory intellectual property (IP) and tools that enable ASIC vendors to build programmable network switches with increasing speeds. This acquisition will enable the proliferation of affordable, fast memory for existing Cisco switch ASICs and will help […]
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 […]
Cisco Announces Acquisition of Assemblage
Collaboration technology gives us the ability to work together anywhere, on any device, at any time. With more and more people using smartphones and tablets to do their work, it is more important than ever that enterprise collaboration delivers high quality voice, video, chat and online sharing instantly, to any device on any platform. Today, […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Tail-f Systems
Every day our world becomes increasingly connected. And as the Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to develop, service providers who provide us with video, voice, and data services are faced with managing explosive growth of demand on their network, including the number of applications and platforms needed to improve the way we live, learn, work […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire ThreatGRID
For cyber attackers, and those who defend against them, the stakes could not be higher than they are right now. There’s no question that security is a top priority for organizations and the threat landscape is more dynamic than ever. Given the explosion in the amount of information being created and exchanged, driven by mobility, […]