Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Perspica
11/1/2017 Update: Pleased to share that the acquisition of Perspica is complete! Earlier this year, Cisco announced the acquisition of AppDynamics – uniquely positioning Cisco to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing and optimizing complex application environments at scale. Today, we are excited to announce the intent to acquire Perspica, […]
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Springpath – Now Complete
Our collaboration with Springpath led to Cisco’s HyperFlex product, the industry’s first fully integrated hyperconverged infrastructure system. We are excited to now welcome Springpath to the Cisco team.
Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Observable Networks, Inc.
Together, Cisco and Observable Networks will extend our Stealthwatch solution into the cloud with highly scalable behavior analytics and comprehensive visibility.
Transforming Collaboration Through Artificial Intelligence with Cisco’s Acquisition of MindMeld
The acquisition of MindMeld, Cisco’s third in two weeks, represents how our innovation strategy continues to impact our strategic shift to become more of a software company.
Cisco Expands Analytics Footprint with New Talent and Technology Acquisition
Today, Cisco is announcing its intent to acquire the Advanced Analytics team and associated advanced analytics intellectual property developed by Saggezza, a privately-held technology services company. As applications are moving to the cloud and billions of things are connecting to the network, our customers need a way to see and manage these increasingly complex networks. […]
Empowering Customers at the Edge
Over the past several years, an immense transition has taken place as networks have become more diverse and complex. Companies large and small have many branch sites – users at the edge that need to connect securely and quickly to the network and the cloud. Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technologies are enabling customers to […]
Cisco Announces Acquisition of Worklife
I’m pleased to announce the acquisition of Heroik Labs, Inc. doing business as Worklife. Worklife is a privately-held company based in San Francisco, CA that provides software to improve meeting productivity. Worklife’s mission is to help teams be prepared and informed so they can run highly effective meetings. Their application enables people to be more […]
Innovation, Transformation and Impact Through Investments and M&A – 2016 and Beyond
One year ago, I became the new leader for Cisco’s Corporate Development team, leading Cisco’s acquisitions and investment strategy. The corporate development team was already firing on all cylinders, and this last year proved just how impactful we could be. The past 12 months became one of the most active years in Cisco’s history, with […]
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 […]