News Release

Cisco Completes the Acquisition of Cognio

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oct. 8, 2007 - Cisco® today announced
Oct 08, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oct. 8, 2007 - Cisco® today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cognio, Inc., the market leader in wireless spectrum analysis and management for wireless networks.

Cognio's industry-leading spectrum technology enhances performance, reliability and security of wireless networks by detecting, classifying, locating and mitigating sources of radio frequency (RF) interference. The acquisition provides Cisco with complementary and differentiating technology, intellectual property and a core team to expand Cisco's leadership in unified wireless networking.

Wireless and mobility technologies are becoming mission-critical components of today's networks, with businesses viewing the wireless spectrum as a strategic corporate asset. Businesses now require robust, next-generation wireless networks to support the unprecedented growth of wireless devices and the increased reliance on mobility applications. Cognio's spectrum intelligence solution enables network managers to proactively manage their wireless spectrum and minimize RF interference for an optimal user experience.

With the close of the transaction, Cognio will be integrated into Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit, under the Ethernet and Wireless Technology Group.