For 2.7 billion. (probably to get at the tippingpoint platform) Cisco screwed up,. While Cisco is busy buying consumer electronics companies, and shit like that HP buys a company with one of the best of breed IPS technologies. Something CISCO is seriously not competitive in. And Cisco has antiquated technology in the IPS market. IPS sales gonna grow big time as medical systems become more computerized and traffic sent over networks.