Trends Report

Brief: Cisco Continues Its Blistering Security Acquisition Pace With The Addition Of Lancope

Cisco's Network Security Portfolio Finally Stands On Its Own Merit

November 19th, 2015
RH
Rick Holland
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Josh Blackborow , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Cisco Systems recently announced its intent to acquire privately held, Atlanta-based Lancope, a decision that improves Cisco's network security offerings. The acquisition upgrades Cisco's network analysis and visibility capabilities. For security and risk (S&R) pros considering Cisco security solutions or Cisco as a strategic partner in your security efforts, this report details the impact of this acquisition as well as the broader implications of Cisco's previous acquisitions of Cognitive Security, Sourcefire, ThreatGrid, Neohapsis, OpenDNS, and Portcullis.

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