Cisco Systems, Inc. grows its mobile offerings by acquiring U.K.-based Ubiquisys for $310 million. Ubiquisys, a firm headquartered in Swindon, is a supplier of 3G, long-term evaluation (LTE), and small-cell technologies.
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Cisco has acquired Ra'anana, Israel-based Intucell, a maker of self-optimizing network software, for the price of $475 million.
According to Cisco, the acquisition will enable the company to be better suited to addressing the demands of mobile operators, and particularly those seeking self-optimizing network (SON) platforms, similar to those found in the Intucell portfolio. This will allow those operators to leverage their LTE 4G networks and deal with an increasing amount of mobile devices which are now utilizing them.
Cisco Systems, Inc. unveils its small-cell hardware and intelligent software solution touted to help enterprises and carriers enhance their wireless connections over 3G/4G cellular and Wi-Fi hybrid networks. With these new hardware and software, Wi-Fi networks can connect with 3G and 4G networks.
Cisco Systems, Inc. will acquire Intucell Ltd., a company specializing in "advanced self-optimizing network (SON) software," which can be used by mobile carriers to configure and manage their cellular networks.
Ra'anana, Israel-based Intucell, a privately held maker of self-optimizing network software used to configure and manage carrier networks, is being purchased by Cisco for $475 million, it was announced yesterday.
The $475 million sum includes cash and retention-based incentives; this acquisition is the first for Cisco in this new calendar year.