Cisco (CSCO) is acquiring ClearAccess, a developer of software that allows service providers to...

|About: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)|By:, SA News Editor

Cisco (CSCO) is acquiring ClearAccess, a developer of software that allows service providers to manage and provision broadband modems and set-top boxes, and plans to integrate the startup's products with its Prime network management software. The news could be affecting shares of Synchronoss (SNCR -2%), though Synchronoss' provisioning software is largely used for mobile devices.