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Metaswitch buys AppTrigger (or that didn’t take long).


Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) announced it is going to acquire AppTrigger (www.apptrigger.com), a provider of “Service Broker” solutions. Given that new CEO Kevin DeNuccio has barely had time to move into his new office, one wonders what other surprises the company has in store in the months to come.

DeNuccio, previously a board member with deep [...]

Cisco buys TANDBERG – Polycom next?


Yesterday, Cisco announced it bought Tandberg for $3 billion.  The deal effectively gives Cisco a video sales pipe into the enterprise boardroom. Speculation today is that Polycom might be next on the shopping list.

It’s an interesting premise, since purchasing Polycom would give Cisco an effective lock on the videoconferencing/telepresence market AND add some [...]