Well, we knew they were for sale. But it doesn't look like they sold for a premium. The company's last announced funding round in 2006 was for $30 million, and that was after it had piled up $102 million in earlier rounds. (See Trapeze Swings $30M .)
Machine learning is primed to help service providers run more efficient and effective networks, but first the good ideas have to make their way from the lab to the real world – and that's a big challenge, according to the University of Chicago's Nick Feamster.