Cisco’s main business is sell routers and switches to large companies and telecom operators. But now users are increasingly relying on smartphones and tablet computers to watch video and surf Internet. Cisco CEO John Chambers is strengthening the investment in data network to adapt to the new situation. In addition, as growth slows in hardware revenue, Cisco is continuously through acquisition to get rid of dependence on hardware, and gradually achieve diversification.
JouleX is Cisco’s latest acquisition, which is a software company provides business-oriented energy management. Its JouleX Energy Manager software and services can automatically monitor, analyze and control the power consumption of enterprise networking equipments. JEM features without installing agent, hardware measuring instrument in the network, also do not need to change the network or security settings. This advantage allows companies easily centralizing visualization of energy management at different places of the office environment and data center.
Last month, Cisco agreed to pay $ 310 million to buy UK network Ubiquisys, whose technology can help mobile operators to providing better service for intelligent mobile phone and tablet computer users. Prior Cisco also had made two acquisitions in succession, $ 475 million for Intucell and $ 1.2 billion for Meraki. A little further in March last year, Cisco paid $ 500 million to acquire NDS who offers pay-TV content. These series of initiatives show, Cisco is firmly towards the strategic transformation.
Source from fiber optic equipmet