Cisco to Acquire Isovalent and Add eBPF Technology to Cloud Portfolio


In order to strengthen the capabilities of its portfolio of cloud security products, Cisco has announced plans to acquire Silicon Valley networking and security startup Isovalent. The planned acquisition’s financial details were kept a secret.

The Cupertino, California-based startup Isovalent raised roughly USD 70 million in venture capital from a prestigious group of investors that included Google, Andreessen Horowitz, Microsoft’s Venture Fund, M12, and Mango Capital.

The deal completes Cisco’s ongoing shopping spree, which also included acquisitions of cloud security posture management startup Lightspin, AI-powered email security company Armorblox, identity threat detection technology company Oort, and cloud network security company Valtix.

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