[Humor] Fw: Blockbuster: Cisco to acquire cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2B

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Mon Nov 19 21:30:10 HKT 2012


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      Blockbuster: Cisco to acquire cloud networking company Meraki for $1.2B 
      Cisco said Sunday it intends to acquire Meraki, a vendor of technology for cloud based management of wireless LAN, security appliances, and mobile devices for $1.2 billion in cash and retention-based incentives. Read More 



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