CISCO Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), a worldwide leader in technology, in its pending
acquisition of Accedian, a network performance monitoring partner that enables
seamless operation of service provider transport and 5G networks.
acquisition of Accedian will greatly strengthen Cisco’s approach to assurance,
helping to enable agility, efficiency, and the scale that service providers
need to drive success. Accedian’s service assurance portfolio of microsecond
level sensors and the powerful Skylight Analytics platform, coupled with Cisco’s
robust portfolio, will enable Cisco to bring transformational solutions to
their service provider customers. The acquisition is expected to close in
Cisco’s FY24. More information can be obtained from Cisco’s announcement.
Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners Doug Cogen, Ken Myers and Scott Behar,
counsel Jeremy Delman and associates Jiarui Li, Brooke Longhurst, Riddhi
Adhikari and Susan Lee; technology transactions partners Rufus Pichler and
Joseph Schenck, counsel Susanne Peterson and Christopher Joslyn, associates
Julia Chung, Ann Kang, Barbara Wong, Ju Yun (Julie) Son, Sarah Meyers and Mina Matsumoto, law clerk Judd Chamaa
and advisor Sandra Weustink; executive compensation and employee benefits
partner Matt Cantor and associates Christophe Delrieu and Elizabeth Fu; privacy
and cybersecurity partner Tyler Newby, counsel Ana Razmazma and associates Samantha Ong and Heba
Tawadross; tax partner Adam Halpern and associate Einav Axler; trade and
national security partner Melissa Duffy and associates Sofia Chalat and Julia
Kuelzow; antitrust partners Mark Ostrau and Steve Albertson; and patent
associate Emily Bullis.