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Cisco acquires search company

Cisco acquires search company

Synata will bolster encrypted search in Cisco Spark collaboration app

Cisco this week acquired privately-held Synata, a developer of search technology for collaboration tools.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Synata’s software will help users of Cisco’s Spark business collaboration service search rooms and content within the service, Cisco says. Spark is a cloud-based service that enables users to message, meet, or call.

Synata’s software allows users to search both on-premise and cloud-based applications simultaneously from one platform, Cisco says. It will also work within Spark’s encryption capabilities so users can collaborate and search with privacy and control of their data, the company says.

Synata will augment Spark’s existing encrypted search capabilities by making it faster and more predictive and intuitive, according to this blog post from Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager, of Cisco’s IoT and Collaboration Technology Group.

Other recent Cisco acquisitions in the collaboration space include Collaborate.com, Assemblage, Tropo, and Acano.


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