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Is This the Beginning of Nortel Sell-off?

Radware is acquiring Nortel's Layer4-7 application delivery products, which were originally acquired by Nortel in 2000 by way of its purchase of Alteon. It was not unexpected that Nortel would shed some assets as it strives to restructure itself while under...

Genesys Acquires Conseros, SDE

Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, an Alcatel-Lucent company today announced two acquisitions. The company has acquired German firm SDE Software Development Engineering GmbH ("SDE") as well as New Brunswick, Canada-based Conseros. SDE's primary product, called Genesys Customer Interaction Portal, is a Web-based thin...

5LINX Picks Up Kancharla's Wholesale Services Group

5LINX Enterprises, Inc., is acquiring the Wholesale Services Group, of Kancharla Corporation, which including Business, Residential, E911, DID Services and the A-Z Origination/Termination services. These offerings will be immediately available through GLOBALINX, 5LINX's wholly owned subsidiary. Kancharla will continue to offer...

'Broadsoft Buys Sylantro' Rumors Fly

So Fierce VoIP's Doug Mohney is promoting a rumor that Broadsoft has purchased Sylantro. I placed a call to Broadsoft's newly installed Corporate Communications Director Kristin Martell, who picked up on the second ring, and told me that the company does...

Logitech Dials Up SightSpeed

Logitech International has announced that it will acquire SightSpeed Inc. for approximately $30 million in cash. SightSpeed offers consumers and businesses high-quality, SIP-based Internet video communications services, including video conferencing, video chat, video voicemail, collaboration tools, and more. According to the announcement: The...

FT: CenturyTel to Acquire Embarq?

The Financial Times is reporting this morning that it appears that CenturyTel will make an offer to purchase Embarq for $5 billion in stock. Embarq, which was spun off from Sprint in 2006 following Sprint's takeover of Nextel, has reportedly been...

Brocade Buys Foundry for $3 Billion

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. is shelling out $3 billion to buy data equipment maker Foundry Networks Inc. The move is receiving generally positive reviews as a move that will not only strengthen Brocade's product offering but will also allow it to...

America for Sale?

Tim Gray is reporting on the chatter that has Sprint as the target of a takeover - albeit a friendly takeover - at the hands of SK Telecom, South Korea's wireless giant. Yesterday, Leuven, Belgium-based InBev picked up Anheuser Busch for...

Sangoma Acquires Paraxip

Sangoma Technologies has just announced that it will acquire Paraxip Technologies Inc. for $4.8 million, payable as $1.9 million in cash and 2.3 million Sangoma common shares. Paraxip develops IP connectivity software designed to empower the deployment of IP Telephony...

Microsoft to Buy Yahoo for $45B?

  I got stuck in traffic this morning, so I was already feeling a bit rushed when I logged in, but I didn’t expect to see this news pop up on my screen today. Microsoft Corp. has apparently made an...

Rumours of Google and Skype... Oh My!

There’s goes Rich again, spreading rumours.   It’s rumours with a “u” because this particular speculation got its start in the UK, where Jemima Kiss — writing on The Guardian’s pda:thedigitalcontentblog — hypothesized about a Skype/Google marriage.   ...

Noble Systems to Acquire Amcat

The consolidation in the tech space is clearly not limited to the VoIP arena. Contact center players are getting in on the fun as well. According to a Marketwire report, Noble Systems Corporatiion is set to announce that it...

Covad Sold to Private Equity

The private equity trend keeps rolling on... Covad Communications Group Inc., announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity for $1.02 per share in cash. The company’s board has reportedly unanimously...

Nokia Maps Out Future With NAVTEQ

Nokia and NAVTEQ have announced a definitive agreement whereby Nokia will pay $78 in cash for each share of NAVTEQ including outstanding options for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $8.1 billion (euro 5.7 billion).   According to a company...

Digium Nabs Switchvox

Tom Keating reports on Digium’s acquisition of Switchvox and highlights Mark Spencer’s comments that Digium plans to take some of the proprietary SwitchVox code and offer it back out to the community.   I was on the call with Tom...

GrandCentral to Google

Late yesterday, Google snapped up GrandCentral Communications, a start-up that lets users use a single phone number that forwards to all of their phones, essentially giving them one number for life.   The service lets users manage their existing phones...
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