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Meraki and the The Cisco Cloud Networking Group

I think this is the most interesting part of the acquisition;

"Cisco’s strategy is to take Meraki’s cloud platform and business model and scale this within Cisco as our new Cloud Networking Group, led by Sanjit, John, and Hans." I wonder if any existing Cisco groups will be moved into the Cloud Networking Group.

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Meraki | November 18, 2012 at 5:34 pm PST
Cisco is dedicated to innovation as the path to growth as well as the key to sustaining our market leadership position. Our build, buy, partner strategy has always been driven by customer need and on capturing market transitions.

Today, we are excited to announce an important acquisition that addresses the rapidly occurring shift to cloud networking as a key part of Cisco’s overall strategy. San Francisco-based Meraki, a leader in cloud networking, offers customers on-premise networking solutions that are centrally managed from the cloud.

When compared to other opportunities, Mer…