Cisco acquires Jabber

Networking giant Cisco has acquired open standards IM company Jabber, Cisco announced on Friday.Cisco plans to "embed presence and messaging services 'in the network'", and to incorporate the technology into its existing IM product.

Networking giant Cisco has acquired open standards IM company Jabber, Cisco announced on Friday.

Cisco plans to "embed presence and messaging services 'in the network'", and to incorporate the technology into its existing IM product.