Cisco recently announced that it will be buying out Acacia Communications for approximately $2.6 billion. Acacia specialises in designing and manufacturing high-speed, optical interconnect technologies that allow webscale companies, service providers, and data center operators to meet the fast-growing consumer demands for data.
Cisco is all set to acquire an network security company, Lancope for $452.5 million. The company provides network behavior analytics, threat visibility and security intelligence to help protect companies against top cyber security threats.
Networking giant Cisco will pay some $635m in cash to acquire OpenDNS, a provider of cloud-based threat protection services, in a move the vendor said will boost its cloud security profile and gain it predictive services to help customers blunt cyber attacks.