& cplSiteName &

Cisco Jumps on Jahi

Light Reading
News Analysis
Light Reading

Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO) has stumped up $16 million to acquire Indian network management specialist Jahi Networks.

Although that amount of cash is barely a sneeze in the handkerchief for Cisco, it’s worth noting that Jahi only has 20 employees. This means that the deal is worth $800,000 per Jahi staff member.

The smallish vendor, which is based in Hyderabad, India, and San Jose, Calif., specializes in network management appliances. Founded in 2003, Jahi has been marketing its technology as a means to integrate different network products and support security policies.

In addition to Jahi’s technology capital, Cisco also gets a toe-hold in the potentially lucrative Indian market.

Read the whole story at NDCF.

— James Rogers, Site Editor, Next-Gen Data Center Forum

(3)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
User Rank: Light Beer
12/5/2012 | 1:04:11 AM
re: Cisco Jumps on Jahi
This is probably the 4th company in recent times.
Any idea what is their specialty.
User Rank: Light Beer
12/5/2012 | 1:04:11 AM
re: Cisco Jumps on Jahi
These folks must have been in real stealth mode - being in India I haven't a clue about exactly what they make? I mean network appliances as in software, chips, systems. What?

16 million could be good or bad or anywhere in between. No pointers on their website to the extent of funding. Anyone knows?

User Rank: Light Beer
12/5/2012 | 1:04:04 AM
re: Cisco Jumps on Jahi
Sign of the times...
Featured Video
From The Founder
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders recently visited the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) where Cisco's Tetration application is providing data center analytics, simplifying SDN, helping with cloud migration and overseeing white-list security policy.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
March 20-22, 2018, Denver Marriott Tech Center
March 22, 2018, Denver, Colorado | Denver Marriott Tech Center
March 28, 2018, Kansas City Convention Center
April 4, 2018, The Westin Dallas Downtown, Dallas
April 9, 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center
May 14-16, 2018, Austin Convention Center
May 14, 2018, Brazos Hall, Austin, Texas
September 24-26, 2018, Westin Westminster, Denver
October 9, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
October 23, 2018, Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, GA
November 7-8, 2018, London, United Kingdom
November 8, 2018, The Montcalm by Marble Arch, London
November 15, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
December 4-6, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
All Upcoming Live Events
Hot Topics
AT&T Likens DoJ Suit to Shaved Persian Cat
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/12/2018
Trump Blocks Broadcom's Qualcomm Acquisition
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/12/2018
Rumor Mill: SoftBank Still Eyeing Charter
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 3/12/2018
Eurobites: BT Hires Sherman as Strategy Tank
Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/14/2018
Animals with Phones
Live Digital Audio

A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.

Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed