Cisco Systems on Wednesday said it will acquire LineSider Technologies, which specializes on network management software for rapid provisioning.
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
LineSider, a privately held company is based in Danvers, Mass., will give Cisco the ability to provision networks faster and bring more cloud computing heft to its line-up. The idea behind LineSider's software is to deploy both physical and virtual networks quickly. LineSider's software organizes network resources via policies and adapts to various scenarios.
In a statement, Cisco said LineSider employees will join the company and operate under the network management technology group.
Here's a look at the components of LineSider's flagship product, dubbed Overdrive.