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Cisco Beefs Up WebEx With $215 Million Acquisition of Email Startup PostPath


By www - Posted on 27 August 2008

Cisco is getting into the Web e-mail game with a $215 million purchase of five-year-old PostPath. PostWho? The company sells a Linux-based e-mail service to enterprises somewhat like Zimbra (which Yahoo bought for $350 million last year). PostPath is a fully functional in-browser Ajax client, and on the back-end it is trying to take on Microsoft Exchange. Cisco will likely add PostPath's functionality to its WebEx collaboration service (it bought WebEx for $3.2 billion last year).