7

Cisco Security: 3 Alternative Acquisition Targets

view full story
linux-howto

http://www.thevarguy.com – Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) apparently has stumbled in the security market. Reuters suggests the networking company may need to buy (rather  than build) its way out of the situation. Potential targets mentioned include Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), FireEye, Sourcefire, Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) and Barracuda Networks. But The VAR Guy has at least three other potential deals in mind. Here they are. First, the background: Cisco apparently has been losing security market share to Juniper Networks, Checkpoint Systems and Palo Alto Networks, Reuters claims. The article goes on to suggest that (IT news)