Cisco’s acquisition of Splunk was the company’s largest ever, by a wide margin. Why did Cisco reckon that Splunk was worth the 31% premium? And how does Splunk fit within Cisco’s remarkable string of software acquisitions?

In this research note we look at the trends that are driving such a high valuation, and how Cisco is continuing to execute on its strategy to become a software giant.

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Report author: Patrick Kelly, Roman Ferrando
Publication date: 06/10/2023
Number of pages: 7