Cisco Systems Inc., a leading supplier of Internet network equipment, has announced its intention to acquire Reactivity Inc., a provider of gateway solutions that simplify web services management. The agreement, which is subject to the standard closing conditions, states that Cisco will pay $135 million and assumed options of Reactivity
Will there be other acquisitions? Vordel and Layer7 are out there. Microsoft didn;t buy anyone in this space, but this doesn't seem to be their game, on the other hand Oracle has acquired a variant of every other SOA product under the sun, but does not have anything for XML security...will they be the next ones in the pool?