News

Cisco Acquires Fibex and Amteva

Cisco Systems Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisitions of Petaluma, Calif.-based Fibex Systems (www.fibex.com) and Amteva Technologies Inc. (www.amteva.com) of Glen Allen, Virginia.

In early April, Cisco announced plans to acquire Fibex, a manufacturer of Integrated Access Digital Loop Carrier (IADLC) products and devices that combine traditional voice services with data services using ATM as the underlying architecture. Fibex Systems' technology will allow Cisco to transition voice and data traffic to cell and packet networks, while enabling customers to maintain their traditional phone business using existing circuit switch infrastructure.

Later that same month, Cisco announced an agreement to acquire privately-held Amteva Technologies, a developer of middleware, which provides a unified means for enabling voicemail, fax and e-mail messages over an IP-based network. By incorporating Amteva's middleware solution as part of the Unified Communications initiative for both enterprise and service providers, Cisco aims to make it easier for third party developers and system integrators to add value to the open voice solution. -- Thomas Sullivan

About the Author

Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.

Featured

  • Microsoft Buys Orions Systems To Enhance Vision AI Capabilities in Dynamics 365

    Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Orions Systems with the aim of enhancing Dynamics 365 capabilities, as well as the Microsoft Power Platform.

  • Microsoft Hires Movial To Build Android OS for Microsoft Devices

    Microsoft has hired the Romanian operations of software engineering and design services company Movial to develop an Android-based operating system solution for the Microsoft Devices business segment.

  • Microsoft Ending Workflows for SharePoint 2010 Online Next Month

    Microsoft on Monday gave notice that it will be ending support this year for the "workflows" component of SharePoint 2010 Online, as well as deprecating that component for SharePoint 2013 Online.

  • Why Windows Phone Is Dead, But Not Completely Gone

    Don't call it a comeback (because that's not likely). But as Brien explains, there are three ways that today's smartphone market leaves the door open for Microsoft to bring Windows back to smartphones.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.