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Cisco grabs IronPort for $830m.

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Cisco picked up IronPort today for a nice chunk of change. This helps to plug the messaging content hole in Cisco's "security in the network" offering. Given that IronPort's revenue's were probably around $100m, it keeps the multiple for acquisitions in the security and anti-spam product space up at around 8 to 10. This is a good thing.

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