Cisco Publicizes Intent to Purchase Accedian: Accelerating Excessive Efficiency Service Assurance 


In right now’s world, nearly each trade is present process digital transformation and connectivity is vital to productiveness, enterprise effectivity, and repair supply. Nevertheless, connectivity isn’t sufficient, and IT simplification is essential to supply seamless digital outcomes and unified experiences. Because of this, organizations should be capable to extra simply guarantee digital experiences over each community that issues to them, which is why community and repair assurance is a strategic a part of the Cisco Networking Cloud.

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Communications service suppliers (CSPs) and webscalers particularly are experiencing rising subscriber expectations and stringent efficiency necessities that require real-time information and actionable insights to make sure their networks carry out as anticipated.


To deal with these assurance challenges, Cisco is asserting its intent to accumulate Accedian, an trade main community efficiency monitoring associate that permits seamless operation of service supplier transport and 5G networks.

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“Accedian was born within the coronary heart of the world’s largest and most complicated networks,” mentioned Dion Joannou, CEO of Accedian. “Once we had been acquired by Bridge Progress Companions, a number one expertise funding agency, in 2017 we remodeled the corporate, accelerated its progress, and developed to a SaaS-first service assurance platform.  Microseconds matter to prospects and buyer expertise, and exact, granular efficiency visibility is a foundational requirement for closed-loop automation, agile telco cloud environments, and latency-sensitive 5G companies. We look ahead to bringing our crucial capabilities to a wider set of options inside Cisco’s Networking portfolio and taking the following step within the partnership we have now constructed with Cisco and our joint prospects during the last years.”

As Dion and I’ve labored collectively over the previous two years, I’ve come to know the Accedian group and their dedication to fixing buyer issues, their deep technical understanding of this market, and their nice capability to innovate to unravel among the largest assurance challenges.

Throughout this time, Cisco and  Accedian have collaborated by the Cisco SolutionsPlus program to ship a joint automation and assurance answer for service supplier prospects. Accedian enormously strengthens Cisco’s method to assurance, serving to to allow agility, effectivity, and the size that service suppliers have to drive success. Accedian’s service assurance portfolio of microsecond degree sensors and the highly effective Skylight Analytics platform, coupled with Cisco’s sturdy portfolio, will allow Cisco to deliver transformational options to our service supplier prospects.

With  Accedian’s subtle community efficiency and person expertise monitoring capabilities for CSP prospects, Cisco has a novel alternative to hyperlink that information into Cisco ThousandEyes’ cloud for end-to-end community assurance.

We look ahead to welcoming the  Accedian group and dealing to speed up Cisco’s imaginative and prescient of bringing high-performance assurance to Service Suppliers. The  Accedian group will be part of my Knowledge Middle and Supplier Connectivity group inside Cisco Networking. We anticipate to shut the acquisition through the first quarter of Cisco’s FY24. We’re excited to proceed working with prospects by the prevailing partnership and as one Cisco after shut.