Arris Group said over the weekend that it intends to acquire fellow network equipment vendor C-COR for $730 million. Actually, Arris, with a strong cable TV resume, could take advantage of video-on-demand technologies and other solutions from C-COR.
It was only last February that Suwanee, Ga.-based Arris Group, however, lost out to Swedish vendor giant Ericsson in its bid to acquire Tandberg TV. Analysts still expect Arris Group to pursue an M&A track to bulk of its video holdings, but with Ericsson picking off one target and Motorola busily acquiring video-related vendors, that's been tough.
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