In Pictures: Cisco's 10 most opportunistic acquisi...
Insieme and WHIPTAIL, late 2013
I'll add a bonus slide to the mix. It's a bit too early to tell how successful Insieme and WHIPTAIL will be, but both are notable as they build on the success that Cisco has had with its Unified Computing System (UCS) product from the Nuova acquisition. WHIPTAIL moves Cisco into the emerging flash storage industry, and Insieme has become the heart of Cisco's software defined networking (SDN) strategy.
In Pictures: Cisco's 10 most opportunistic acquisitions