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 CacheFlow (CFLO) to acquire Entera


   *  Amount:         $440 million


   *  Terms:            100% stock

   *  Premium:        n/a


   *  Industry:        Internet services


   *  Scorecard:      B


    SUNNYVALE, Oct. 10--CacheFlow , a provider of content intelligent networking solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Entera. Based in Fremont, California, Entera is a leading provider of standards-based streaming content distribution and management technologies. The combined company offerings will allow service providers and enterprises to unleash the power of live and on-demand Internet streaming video and audio content, driving new revenue opportunities and enhancing communications with employees, business partners and customers. Under the terms of the agreement, CacheFlow common stock with an aggregate value of approximately $440 million will be exchanged for all outstanding shares and options of Entera.