has bought BroadWare Technologies as part of its bid to get into surveillance technology.
According to News.com the BroadWare deal, is part of Cisco's perception
that the US market is going to become obsessed with video surveillance
gear as it becomes more concerned with homeland security.
Breaux Walker, managing director of America's Growth Capital, an
investment bank in San Francisco, said the BroadWare deal is a bid to by
Cisco to increase growth by cultivating niche tech markets.
However he warned that this could easily be a hyped bubble which could burst in Cisco's face.