Cisco has a takeover of Cariden Tech for $ 141 million agreed . The company was previously privately owned. The purchase is expected to close in the second quarter of the financial year the 2013th
Cariden will be merged into Cisco’s Service Provider Networking Group. His network optimization services use previously, for example Verizon in the U.S. and in Germany the German Telekom and SingTel in Singapore. It offers mainly capacity planning and management tools for the IP / MPLS-based networks.
As the Wall Street Journal notes , support Cariden theOpen Network Environment from Cisco, with the traditional network hardware manufacturers competitive software-defined networks confronts.Such as this that a comprehensive, programmatic access to functions.
In November, it’s Cisco’s third acquisition. For $ 125 million it had bought Cloupia ., a provider of tools for cloud management, which it wants to integrate with its Unified Computing System and its switching systems 1.2 billion cost, however Meraki . It enables centralized management of Wi-Fi, switching, security, and mobile devices via the cloud. It is also known as the operator of one of the largest contiguous hotspot networks and one of the first providers of public wireless N networks.