Oracle Agrees to Acquire Acme Packet for $1.7 Billion in Cash


Acme Packet Inc. signage is displayed outside of the company's... Nieuwsfoto'sBedrijfsleven,Commerciële activiteit,Financiën,Fusies en overnames,Gegevens,Groot bedrijf,Hoofdkantoor,Horizontaal,Internet,Noord,Noord- & Zuid-Amerika,Noord-Amerika,Techniek,Verenigde StatenPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergAcme Packet Inc. signage is displayed outside of the company's headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. Oracle Corp., the second-largest maker of business applications, agreed to acquire Acme Packet Inc. for $2.1 billion, gaining technology that helps corporations securely transmit information over the Internet. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg via Getty Images