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Packeteer buys Tacit to meet WAFS needs, 05/09/06

Packeteer is buying Tacit Networks to add important server consolidation technology to Packeteer's WAN-optimization products.

Networking startups reel in millions, 05/08/06

2006 is still young, but a few technology startups aiming at business customers have already grabbed some significant attention - and dollars - from investors this year.

SOA Software buys Blue Titan, 05/08/06

SOA Software plans to add messaging and mediation expertise to its service-oriented architecture platform with the acquisition of Blue Titan Software.

Level 3 widens scope, continues buying spree, 05/08/06

Level 3 Communications last week announced its third acquisition in five weeks, this time a $1.2 billion buyout of TelCove designed to expand Level 3's network to cover additional U.S. cities.

Return of the tech IPO may rest on Vonage's success, 05/08/06

Private IT and network companies itching to become something more - through an IPO or being acquired by a larger company - have had limited options in the past few years. Those companies and the venture capitalists who back them are looking to the ...

Q&A: NeuStar CEO touts DNS, VoIP plans, 05/08/06

NeuStar, the provider of telephone and Internet directory services to the telecom industry, is on a roll. In February, the Sterling, Va., company reported eye-popping financials for 2005, with revenue up 47% and net income up 22%. In April, NeuStar ...

Visto sues RIM for patent infringement, 05/08/06

BlackBerry users have another patent lawsuit to worry about. Just weeks after their service was nearly shut down by a lawsuit brought by NTP, the wireless e-mail devices are now being threatened by legal action brought by software provider Visto.

Lucent, Alcatel form integration team, 05/05/06

Alcatel and Lucent this week formed a team that will lead the integration and transition planning efforts of the companies' merger.

SingTel annual profit grows 27%, 05/04/06

Singapore Telecommunications announced Thursday strong growth in profit for the year ended March 31, coming mainly from strong contributions from its investments in service providers in India and Indonesia.

Microsoft buys Vexcel to boost online mapping, 05/04/06

To boost its local search and online mapping services, Microsoft has acquired a company that makes products for creating maps from aerial and satellite photographs.

Linux vendors make noise in the NW200 list, 05/03/06

Network World's recently-released NW200 - which lists the top 200 vendors in the network industry, by revenue - was again fairly light on Linux ...

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