Juniper Networks, Inc to acquire Kagoor Networks
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Juniper Networks, Inc to acquire Kagoor Networks

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 31 March 2005, 08:00 Hrs
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SUNNYVALE, CA: Pradeep Sindhu's Juniper Networks, Inc. will acquire Kagoor Networks for $67.5 million in cash, plus options and certain other incentives and equity compensation.

This move is an additional step in Juniper Networks' strategy to bring secure and assured networking to customers worldwide through rich traffic processing. The combination of Juniper Networks' best-in-class secure and assured networking solutions and Kagoor's session border control (SBC) technology, delivers a powerful solution for network operators looking to cost-effectively deploy quality Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other rich media services. Session border control technology is also one of the key building blocks required for infranets.

"Network operators worldwide are increasingly looking to deliver enhanced VoIP and other rich services to their enterprise and consumer customers, but they need to do this in a secure and assured fashion. SBC technology is a key element in delivering these attributes. With Kagoor, Juniper gains best-in-class SBC technology and an acknowledged center of excellence in voice," commented Kittu Kolluri, general manager, Security Products Group, Juniper Networks.

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