Cisco Completes Jabber Acquisition

by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 04, 2008

Cisco has completed its purchase of Jabber Inc., a provider of presence and messaging software based in Denver.

The acquisition will enable Cisco to embed presence and messaging services in the network and provide aggregation capabilities to users through both on-premise and on-demand solutions, across multiple platforms including Cisco WebEx Connect and unified communications.

With the close of the transaction, Jabber becomes part of the Collaboration Software Group (CSG). CSG is part of the software group, consisting major software businesses, including the IOS network operating system, network and service management, unified communications solutions, policy management, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.