Intuicell’s pitch was that its SON (self-optimising network) technology trawled mobile base station traffic data, and by analysing this, it could. Cisco Systems is planning to acquire Intucell in a bid to make its products more attractive to mobile operators as traffic volume on networks. Cisco Systems said it will pay $ million to buy an Israeli mobile networking startup, Intucell, that specializes in self-optimizing network (SON).

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Intuce,l next I wonder? In an interview with he Israeli business daily CalcalistSamet said that the company was seeking acquisitions and investments in Israeli companies operating in the areas of data security, datacentres, virtualisation, and cellular communications.

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Researchers find security risk ‘feature flaw’ in new firewalls – or did they? Cisco Systems is going tobuyIsrael-based Intucell Systemsas the networking giant continues to enhance its network management capabilities.

Cisco’s $475m Intucell buy marks another step in its long history of Israel acquisitions

You will need a free account with each service to share an item via that service. The Future of Cable Business Services. Intucell, based in Ra’anana, Israel, produces self-optimization network SON technology to improve 4G network performance.

Cisco CEO A superfast fiber to the home network could mean a wave of digitisation – and even more startups – for Israel, says John Chambers. Cisco believes that network management is becoming an increasingly vital issue for mobile operators due to the imtucell of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, all of which are demanding intuccell connection speeds and are placing a bandwidth capacity crunch on mobile networks.


Israel’s startups are catching the eye of tech heavyweights. Network Nitucell Intucell, makes advanced self-optimising network SON software, a intucelk that Cisco increasingly views as extremely important, zon it is prepared to invest heavily. Post a Comment Read 2 comments. Cisco and Israel go way back, with the company’s first local acquisition taking place in Infographic Archive Sponsored Infographic Archive.

So-called dynamic SON technology can detect when too many users are connected to a single tower and tell nearby towers to expand their footprint to cover some of the users in the overloaded area. For more Read up on the application of SON: On his visit, Chambers announced a plan to provide training — and jobs — for Arab high-tech workers through the Maantech program.

When it comes to IT security, big tech firms keep looking to Israel for their next buy. Future of Cable Business Services. Getting to OTT 2. Cisco corporate business development head, Hilton Romanski, wrote in a blog post on Wednesday that the Intucell acquisition “will allow Cisco to extend network intelligence and tightly align different software elements across our inyucell portfolio.

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Post a Comment Read 2 comments. In fact, according to Tal Slobodkin, responsible for the company’s acquisitions and investments in Israel, Cisco has so far invested in 20 Israeli start-ups besides the acquisitions. Future of Cable Business Services. Post intuccell Comment Read 0. To rate this item, click on a rating below. Car tech fast lane? The Future of Cable Business Services. Getting to OTT 2. It’s a solution to a nagging problem that will allow Cisco to supply carriers with a software solution to overloaded cell networks, instead of just selling them increasingly commoditised hardware.

SON technology performs multiple tasks, such as automatically detecting when a site is down and routing users to the next-best cell, or enabling cells to share bandwidth when network capacity is limited.

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The program, in which Cisco is a major participant in, provides tech graduates looking for jobs with seminars and labs on topics such as how to be prepared for a job interview, simulations, group dynamics, a review of the high tech industry, to better prepare them for the Israeli high-tech job market.

Israeli companies have furnished the technology used in Cisco’s keyproducts, such as the network management systems designed by Israel’s Sheer Networks.

And according to Yoav Samet, a Cisco director responsible for many of the company’s acquisitions, Cisco is actively on the prowl for more Israeli companies. To save this item to your list of favorite Light Reading content so you can find it later in your Profile page, click the “Save It” button next to the item.

Indeed, Cisco itself believes that global IP traffic will continue to grow tremendously going forward, as does analyst houses Ovum and IDC.

Some hope the arrival of 4G networks will ease this capacity crunch, but this could be unlikely due to the increasing number of devices and the increasingly availability of rich data. For example, when Intucell’s SON detects too many users on a single cell tower, the system automatically adjusts the coverage by looping in assistance from nearby towers. Educational Resources sponsor supplied content Carrier Ethernet 2.

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