Cisco puts up $200 M for P-Cube

October 2004
CED;Oct2004, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
The article highlights that computer firm Cisco Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $200 million in cash and stock for closely held P-Cube Inc. The acquisition will give Cisco the ability to control and manage advanced IP services and applications ranging from VoIP, to gaming, video-on-demand and peer-to-peer services.


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