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SAIC May Sell Telcordia

With Telcordia coming under sudden pressure to change, its parent company SAIC may simply seek to dump it

July 22, 2004

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SAIC May Sell Telcordia

There's been growing evidence that changes are afoot at Telcordia Technologies Inc. Is a sale one of them?

If you don't think something's up, take a look at Telcordia's more recent adjustments: It's tinkered with a more standards-friendly posture, the pursuit of a wireless strategy, and strategic acquisitions of OSS vendors. It's also ditched its conference business and sued some of its largest customers for patent infringement. (See Telcordia Opens Up, Telcordia Shells Out at Last, Telcordia Pockets Patent Payment, Telcordia Dumps Tradeshow, and Telcordia: Buy Buy or Bye Bye.)

Indeed, now Telcordia's parent, Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), may be tiring of it all. It has put the company on the auction block, according to a report in TheDeal.com.

Read the rest of the story at Boardwatch.

— Phil Harvey, News Editor, Light Reading

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