Cisco to buy design consulting firm Moto

May 18, 2010

(AP) -- Cisco Systems is buying Moto Development Group, a private design consulting firm in San Francisco.

Terms were not disclosed.

Cisco said Tuesday that Moto's designers and engineers will boost its own consumer product development capabilities.

Cisco, which develops networking products, also makes consumer items like Flip Video and the Linksys line of modems.

Moto helped develop Cisco's Flip technology.

Moto's 35 or so employees will become part of the consumer products division at Cisco under Jonathan Kaplan.

The deal is expected to close by late July.

Explore further: Cisco to acquire Scientific Atlanta


Related Stories

Cisco to acquire Scientific Atlanta

November 18, 2005

Cisco Systems is acquiring video-equipment supplier Scientific Atlanta in a stock transaction worth just under $7 billion. The companies said Friday the deal creates an "end-to-end triple play solution" for carrier networks.

Cisco buys Flip Video maker

March 19, 2009

US networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. announced on Thursday it was buying Pure Digital Technologies, maker of the popular Flip Video camcorder, in a deal worth more than 600 million dollars.

Cisco buys Tidal Software for 105 mln dlrs

April 9, 2009

Cisco Systems Inc. announced on Thursday it was buying Tidal Software Inc. for 105 million dollars in a move aimed at enhancing the US networking giant's next-generation data centers.

Cisco expands again, buying Starent for $2.9B

October 13, 2009

(AP) -- Betting on the growing popularity of data-hungry phones like the iPhone, Cisco Systems Inc. said Tuesday it had agreed to pay $2.9 billion for Starent Networks Corp., a maker of equipment for wireless carriers.

Cisco to buy ScanSafe for $183 million

October 27, 2009

Cisco announced on Tuesday it has agreed to buy Web security company ScanSafe for some 183 million dollars, the latest in a string of acquisitions by the US networking giant.

Recommended for you

AI machine achieves IQ test score of young child

October 6, 2015

Some people might find it enough reason to worry; others, enough reason to be upbeat about what we can achieve in computer science; all await the next chapters in artificial intelligence to see what more a machine can do ...

Dutch create world's largest man-made wave

October 5, 2015

In a country where most people live below sea level, studying the oceans is a matter of survival. Now Dutch scientists have created the world's biggest man-made wave in a bid to prepare for the worst.


Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.