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Cisco acquires policy management software maker Securent

Cisco Systems will be acquiring policy management software maker Securent for a value of $100 million.

Cisco Systems will be acquiring policy management software maker Securent for a value of $100 million.

An excerpt from eWeek:

The acquisition, valued at about $100 million, brings to Cisco technology that allows customers to administer, audit and enforce access policies to a wide range of applications, data and infrastructure.

Securent's authorization management software provides organizations with options to define enterprise-wide access policies. Securent's acquisition is acquisition number 125 for Cisco. The acquisition is part of Cisco's plan to scale up the application ladder to provide enterprise-wide networking solutions.

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