Scientific-Atlanta purchase changes Cisco’s acquisitions rules

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Scientific-Atlanta purchase changes Cisco’s acquisitions rules, 11/18/05

With its $6.9 billion purchase of cable set-top box maker Scientific-Atlanta, Cisco is straying from CEO John Chambers’ oft-stated strategy to acquisition success: buy small and buy local.

Q&A: Breaking down Cisco’s cable TV move, 11/18/05

Cisco made a loud entry into the cable set-top box market in announcing its $6.9 billion plan to purchase Scientific-Atlanta. Steve Nozik, principal analyst of broadband access for the Dell’Oro Group, sees the acquisitions filling in the missing piece ...

Blockbuster video deal for Cisco, 11/21/05

The planned takeover of the cable TV set-top box giant paves the way for Cisco to make home entertainment and video its next $1 billion-a-year Advanced Technology opportunity.

Cisco buys Scientific-Atlanta for $6.9 billion, 11/18/05

Cisco Friday said it has agreed to acquire Scientific-Atlanta in a deal valued at $6.9 billion.

Cisco: The Cable Guy, 11/18/05

Cisco Friday announced it plans to branch out beyond enterprise networks with a proposed $6.9 billion buyout of cable TV set-top box leader Scientific-Atlanta.

Opinion: Cisco competitors come up with new marketing strategy, 11/21/05

It was only after I flipped the paper over to read the remainder that I realized it was a 3Com advertisement. Time to stop and rewind. What is going on here? Did Cisco acquire 3Com and I failed to notice? In fact, it appears to be a bold example of ...

Mesh nets offer challenges, 11/21/05

Though a late entry, Cisco's first wireless LAN mesh product will throw fuel on an already hot market.

IT vendors join forces for $18.6 million national healthcare network prototype, 11/17/05

Accenture, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, Oracle and Sun are among a wide range of technology and consulting companies tapped recently to design a $18.6 million Nationwide Health Information Network for the U.S. Health and Human Services ...

Vendors tackle Cisco NetFlow monitoring, 11/17/05

Cisco's NetFlow is being tapped more and more by network managers to get more granular metrics on which applications are used most, on how to bill back ...

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