Cisco to buy Greenfield Networks
Dawn Kawamoto writes on C|Net News:
Cisco Systems has agreed to buy Greenfield Networks in a move designed to expand its Ethernet lineup, the companies said Monday.More here.
Greenfield, a privately held Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company with 60 employees, develops semiconductors designed to improve Ethernet packet processing for the so-called metro Ethernet market. Telecommunications carriers use the technology to string together a number of corporate networks within a metropolitan-area network, allowing these companies to use VoIP and data over their networks.