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Cisco to Buy Optical Interconnect Vendor Acacia

July 10, 2019

Deal valued at $2.6 billion, expected to close in fiscal-year 2020

Cisco this week announced the purchase of Acacia Communications in a deal valued at $2.6 billion. The deal gives Cisco access to Acacia’s portfolio of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies used in networking gear built for webscale companies, service providers, and data center operators.