Cisco Expands Its Netiverse

Black Box + Ascor
bvba
, Broadbase Software + Panop.com, Cisco Systems + Netiverse,
Motorola + Suncoast
Scientific





















































 Broadbase Software (BBSW) to acquire
Panop.com

 

  
* 
Amount:
         $107.7
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
3.18 million shares

 

  
* 
Premium:
        n/a

 

  
* 
Industry:
        Performance
software

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      B-

 



    MENLO PARK, July–Broadbase Software , a
    leading provider of e-commerce analytic and marketing infrastructure
    applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to
    acquire privately-held Panop.com, developers of state of the art
    real-time interaction technology. Based in Palo Alto, Panop.com’s real-time recommendation engine
    produces context-sensitive, personalized recommendations across Web, WAP
    devices, e-mail and call center interaction points, extending Broadbase’s rich analytic platform with
    the ability to dynamically recommend and serve appropriate content or
    products in real time.


     

 
































 Cisco Systems (CSCO) to acquire
Netiverse

 

  
* 
Amount:
         $210
million

 

  
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Terms:
           
100% stock

 

  
* 
Premium:
        n/a

 

  
* 
Industry:
       
Speed/Bandwidth

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      B+

 



    SAN JOSE, July 7–Cisco Systems announced
    a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Netiverse of San
    Jose, Calif. Netiverse is a leading
    provider of content acceleration technology that enhances the performance
    and functionality of networking devices. This acquisition supports Cisco’s New World strategy to offer its
    customers a broad portfolio of content networking solutions for the
    delivery of web content.


     

 
































 Black Box (BBOX) merges with Ascor
bvba

 

  
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Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
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Terms:
           
n/a

 

  
* 
Premium:
        n/a

 

  
*&n

bsp;
Industry:
        Internet
services

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      A-

 



    PITTSBURGH, July 7–Black Box announced a
    merger with Ascor bvba. Established in 1985 in Mechelen, Belgium,
    privately held Ascor provides technical design, installation and
    maintenance services for premise cabling and related products to customers
    throughout Belgium. The merger with Ascor will give Black Box Belgium a
    complete range of phone and on-site technical services, which include
    premise cabling and related networking services. The purchase price has not
    been disclosed.


     

 
































 Motorola (MOT) to acquire Suncoast
Scientific

 

  
* 
Amount:
        
Undisclosed

 

  
* 
Terms:
           
100% cash

 

  
* 
Premium:
        n/a

 

  
* 
Industry:
        Performance
software

 

  
* 
Scorecard:
      B

 



    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 7–Motorola said
    that it has agreed to acquire privately-owned software firm Suncoast
    Scientific
    in an all-cash deal. The terms of the deal, which is
    expected to be completed early in the third quarter, were not disclosed.
    Suncoast, based in Shalimar, Fla., develops business management software
    used by large enterprises, state and local government agencies and
    municipalities.


     

 

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