Surprise to Cisco? 2008 Technology of the Year Awards: Best IP PBX Asterisk 1.4

I wondering if Cisco found this as a surprise? I have installed this IP PBX for many companies and have used Cisco SIP Phones. With this news and award it would not be a surprise if Cisco purchased the software and took it off the market as open source.  

InfoWorld 2008 Technology of the Year Awards: Best IP PBX Asterisk 1.4 

A complete IP PBX released as open source under the GNU Public License, Asterisk is built to run on commodity hardware, providing considerable cost savings when compared with commercial alternatives, and it leverages the open source community for additional testing, bug fixes, and feature development. Plus, Asterisk is available in many different forms, via GUI-simplified and support-backed packaged solutions such as Trixbox and AsteriskNOW or as raw source code, depending on your needs. FULL STORY ...

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