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Cisco Completes Securent Acquisition

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Cisco(R) (NASDAQ: CSCO)
today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Securent, Inc.,
a leading provider of policy management software for enterprises.
Securent's scalable, distributed policy platform will help allow
enterprises to administer, enforce, and audit access to data,
communications, and applications in heterogeneous IT application

Securent's software will help enable Cisco customers to protect and
secure valuable application data regardless of vendor, platform, or
operating system while still allowing ubiquitous access to the content
workers and their collaborative communities need to be productive. By
delivering policy from the network, Cisco will simplify entitlement
decisions for all communications, collaboration and other third party

Cisco plans to integrate the Securent team and technologies into
Cisco's Collaboration Software Group, led by Don Proctor, senior vice
president. This is acquisition No. 125 for Cisco.

Cisco Systems Inc.