Cisco Announces Intent To Acquire Silicon Photonics Leader, Luxtera
Cisco, December 18th, 2018
December 18, 2018,
Volume 249, Issue 3
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced the intent to acquire privately-held Luxtera, Inc, a semiconductor company based in Carlsbad, Calif. that uses silicon photonics to build integrated optics capabilities for webscale and enterprise data centers, service provider market segments, and other customers. Luxtera's technology, design, and manufacturing innovation significantly improves chip scale and performance, while lowering costs. Cisco plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data center and service provider markets.
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