Sunday, September 11, 2011

Major Telecom and Networking Acquisitions in 2011 So Far (some pending)













2011 Major Networking Acquisitions
(some pending)
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Broadcom

NetLogic
Multi-core embedded
processors
9/12/2011
Cisco

Versly
collaboration plug-ins 8/29/2011
Verizon

CloudSwitch
cloud interconnect for
enterprise apps
8/25/2011
Ericsson

Telenor Connexion
M2M tools 8/24/2011
Cisco

Axioss Software
service fulfillment
software
8/22/2011
Skype

GroupMe
mobile group messaging 8/21/2011
Amdocs

Bridgewater
policy management for
3G/4G networks
8/17/2011
Google

Motorola Mobility
patents, mobile
devices, set-top boxes
8/15/2011
F5

Crescendo
application
acceleration technology
8/15/2011
Time Warner Cable

Insight
750,000 cable
customers
8/15/2011
ADTRAN

Bluesocket
virtual LAN technology 8/9/2011
Windstream

PAETEC
national CLEC, 36,700
fiber mile network, 7 DCs
8/1/2011
CA Technologies

Watchmouse
Saas-based monitoring 7/29/2011
Tektronix

Optametra
100G Coherent
Lightwave Signal Analyzer
7/26/2011
Mindspeed

IPG Communications
WCDMA signal
processing technologies
7/25/2011
Dell

Force10
data center and
service provider switching
7/20/2011
Riverbed

Zeus and Aptimize
web optimization
technologies
7/19/2011
Intel

Fulcrum Microsystems
10/40 GbE switching
silicon
7/19/2011
Citric

Cloud.com
Hypervisor-agnostic
Scaling
7/12/2011
Private Equity

Go Daddy
web registry, hosting 7/1/2011
Synchronica

Nokia's operator branded messaging
white label email and
IM services
6/30/2011
Private Equity

Masergy
managed, virtualized
network services worldwide
6/27/2011
Ixia

VeriWave
wireless testing 6/27/2011
Charter

US Cable
16,000 cable customers
in Missouri
6/24/2011
CommScope

Argus
antenna technologies 6/17/2011
Ericsson

Telcordia
service fulfillment,
service assurance, OSS
6/14/2011
Qualcomm

Rapid Bridge
IC design tools 6/10/2011
CommScope

LiquidxStream
dense QAM systems 6/2/2011
Mavenir

Mobile Messaging
mobile messaging 5/30/2011
Qualcomm

Atheros
Wi-Fi silicon 5/24/2011
euNetworks

LambdaNet Deutschland
fiber networks in
Germany, Czech and Austria
5/19/2011
Skyworks

SiGE Semiconductor
RF front-end chips 5/17/2011
VMWare

Shavlik
cloud-based IT
management
5/16/2011
Rambus

Cryptography Research
semiconductor security 5/12/2011
Private Equity

Tollgrade Communications
network assurance
solutions
5/10/2011
Microsoft

Skype
170 million Web voice
users
5/10/2011
Motorola Mobility

SunUp Digital Systems
software for IPTV,
digital cable, DTH
5/10/2011
NVIDIA

Icera
3G/4G baseband
processors
5/9/2011
Sophos

Astaro
unified threat
management
5/9/2011
Xilinx

Modelware
traffic management IP
cores for 10/40/100G
5/9/2011
Broadcom

SC Square
security software 5/8/2011
Vimplecom

Vladivostok's New Telephone
mobile operator in
Russia's Far East
5/6/2011
TelePacific

Orange County Internet Xchange
California CLEC 5/5/2011
TelePacific

Telekenex
California CLEC 5/5/2011
Applied Materilas

Varian
silicon wafer
manufacturing
5/4/2011
RadiSys

Continous Computing
ATCA communication
platforms
5/3/2011
Aurora Network

GoBackTV
cable headend and edge
solutions
5/2/2011
Consortium

Nortel Networks patents
  5/2/2011
Nokia Siemens Networks

Motorola Solutions' Networks assets
GSM, CDMA, WCDMA,
WiMAX and LTE products
4/29/2011
Equinix

ALOG Data Centers of Brazil
data centers in Sao
Paolo and Rio
4/26/2011
Neustar

Evolving Number Systems
OSS 4/21/2011
Level 3

Global Crossing
fiber network spanning
3 continents
4/11/2011
Metaswitch

Colibria
enhanced mobile
messaging
4/6/2011
EMC

NetWitness
network security
analysis solutions
4/4/2011
Texas Instruments

National Semiconductor
analog silicon 4/4/2011
Lightower

Open Access
network operator on
Long Island
4/1/2011
Cisco

newScale
self-service portal
software
3/29/2011
NetScout

Psytechnics
performance management
technology
3/28/2011
Motorola Mobility

Dreampark
IPTV software 3/23/2011
AT&T

T-Mobile USA
nationwide network,
spectrum, 33 million users
3/21/2011
NetLogic

Optichron
LTE Base Station
Processors
3/21/2011
Broadcom

Provigent
microwave radio
backhaul silicom
3/21/2011
NETGEAR

Westell Technologies
Customer Networking
Solutions (CNS) division
3/18/2011
Cisco

Inlet
adaptive digital media
processing
3/14/2011
Ericsson

Nortel's Multiservice Switch
switching platforms
for CDMA networks
3/11/2011
NetApp

LSI's External Storage Business
Engenio external
storage
3/9/2011
Overture

Hatteras Networks
carrier Ethernet
systems
3/1/2011
Private equity

Conexant
  2/25/2011
Interoute

KPN's fiber network in Germany
3600km fiber net in
Germany
2/22/2011
CSR

Zoran
imaging and video
silicon
2/21/2011
EchoStar

Hughes
broadband satellite
systems
2/14/2011
Symmetricom

Brilliant Telecom
network timing 2/14/2011
PAETEC

Xeta Technologies
enterprise
communication sales
2/9/2011
Time Warner Cable

NaviSite
enterprise cloud
services, 10 data centers
2/1/2011
Corning

MobileAccess
distributed antenna
systems
1/31/2011
Cisco

Pari Networks
net configuration and
change manament tool
1/26/2011
Silicon Laboratories

SpectraLinear
network timing silicon 1/26/2011
Google

SayNow
voice messaging
software
1/25/2011
Ceragon

Nera Networks
short and longhaul
microwave backhaul
1/19/2011
Aerohive

Pareto
WLAN + cloud services 1/18/2011
GE

Linear Power
telco power solutions 1/13/2011
NetApp

Akorri
data center
optimization tools
1/12/2011
Skype

Qik
video sharing software 1/6/2011
Avaya

Konftel
audio collaboration 1/4/2011
GENBAND

Cedar Point
VoIP switching
platform
1/4/2011
Earthlink

ONE Communications
  12/20/2010
Altera

Avalon
100G OTN 12/14/2010
Dell

Compellent
  12/13/2010

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