The global technology giant Cisco announced that its subsidiary Cisco Meraki collaborated with Microsoft to help simplify and support organizations moving workloads to the cloud. The collaboration will allow Cisco customers to establish optimal branch-to-Azure connectivity, regardless of geographical location.
- The integration allows organizations using Cisco SD-WAN powered by Cisco Meraki to connect seamlessly and securely to Microsofts Azure Virtual WAN service.
- As organizations continue to shift their workloads into multiple cloud environments, providing secure and optimized access to business-critical resources is crucial.
The major deals and acquisitions by Cisco are featured below:
Aug 2020: Cisco announced its intention to acquire California based BabbleLabs, Inc. a privately held technology company. After acquisition of BabbleLabs, Cisco will bring native noise removal capability to its entire Collaboration portfolio.
Aug 2020: Cisco has completed the acquisition of ThousandEyes. The San Francisco based ThousandEyes’ internet and cloud intelligence platform expands visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet and the cloud.
December 2019: Cisco, intents to acquire Australia-based Exablaze, a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced network devices. Exablaze offers latest Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology with the required programmability and flexibility for environments where ultra-low-latency and high performance is very important. Exablazes FPGA technology were used in next-generation products like switches, network interface cards (NICs), and also in picosecond resolution timing technology.
Cisco is one of the leading technology company, headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. The company helps society to connect and seize tomorrow’s digital opportunity today securely. The company develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware and telecommunications equipment, and it also provides high-technology services and products.
Cisco Systems, founded in 1984, has evolved into a multinational corporation, with more than 35,000 employees in around 115 countries of the world. The company is a global leader in networking for the Internet. It provides networking solutions to corporations, government agencies, utilities, and educational institutions. Cisco’s networking solutions connect people, computing devices, and computer networks across the world.