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Cisco Expands SDN, Unveils New Nexus Switch

The Nexus 6004 is Cisco's highest density 40 Gigabit Layer 2/Layer 3 fixed switch. (Photo: Cisco Systems)

Cisco (CSCO) announced a variety of innovations for its Unified Data Center strategy, with a high density 40 Gigabit switch, a hybrid cloud solution, and a new controller. That included the Nexus 6000, a 96 port line rate 40-gigabit fixed form factor switch with Ethernet and Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). Read More

Cisco To Acquire Cariden For $141 Million

Cisco (CSCO) announced its intent to acquire privately held Cariden Technologies for $141 million. Sunnyvale-based Cariden is a supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions for telecom service providers. Read More

Cisco To Acquire Meraki For $1.2 Billion

Cisco (CSCO) announced its intent to acquire privately held cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2 billion. San Francisco-based Meraki was founded in 2006 by MIT PhD candidates, and was funded by Sequoia Capital and Google. Read More

Cisco to Buy Cloupia to Boost UCS Automation

Cisco Systems today announced its intent to acquire Cloupia, a software company that automates converged data center infrastructure. Cloupia speeds the deployment and configuration of physical and virtual infrastructure from a single management console. Read More

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