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Dec 6, 2018
Cisco is adding more software expertise to the fold with a deal to buy Ensoft. (Monica Alleven/FierceWireless) Cisco is adding more software engineers to its roster with today's news that it is buying U.K.-based Ensoft for an undisclosed sum. Privately held Ensoft, which is headquartered in Harpenden, England, provides software solutions for service provider networks. Cisco said in a blog post the acquisition will “further our commitment to simplify service provider networks through automation and programmability.” According to a story by Computer Business Review , Ensoft develops IOS XR—the distributed carrier-class software that fuels Cisco’s highest end multiterabit routers—features for Cisco, and will continue to support networking software offered through Cisco. Ensoft has about 70 software engineers specializing in networking software. FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom! The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.