Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Juniper buys into VOIP

'Juniper Networks has agreed to pay $67.5 million to purchase Kagoor Networks, which makes software to secure high-quality VoIP connections.
The deal was one of three acquisitions in the security sector. Computer Associates announced it will purchase a mainframe identity and access management product line from InfoSec, based in North Barrington, Illinois, for an undisclosed amount. Oracle said it completed the purchase of access management company Oblix, also for an undisclosed amount.

Juniper’s buy of San Mateo, California-based Kagoor Networks will strengthen its ability to route VoIP calls securely through its firewall products. Kagoor makes software that facilitates real-time IP traffic flow.

The acquisition will help companies build, “…IP-based infranets that deliver the quality and assurance of private networks,” said Juniper executive vice president Jim Dolce. Kagoor Networks had revenue of less than $5 million in 2004.'
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