Financial terms of the acquisition, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of Cisco’s fiscal year 2012, were not disclosed.
Truviso’s analytics software gives companies insights into big data, enabling them to learn more about their operations, marketing programs, and business services.
Its flagship Continuous Analytics software basically alleviates the need for organizations to batch, store, organize, and retrieve data before it is analyzed.
Customers typically include ad network operators, online publishers, ecommerce websites, and enterprise software vendors.
With the acquisition, Cisco intends to enhance its network management platform, Cisco Prime, leveraging Truviso’s technology to gather and analyze streaming data.
The company was co-founded by Michael Franklin, a computer science professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and and his Ph.D. student (and former IBM and Netscape employee) Sailesh Krishnamurthy.