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Cisco Completes Acquisition of Singularity Networks, a Network Analytics Company

Singularity Networks analytics capabilities strengthen Cisco Crosswork Network Automation portfolio.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - On February 11, 2019, Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of Singularity Networks, Inc., a privately-held network infrastructure analytics company. The company is based in Denver.  

Singularity Networks offers a network monitoring and analytics solution for complex enterprise and service provider networks. The Singularity Networks solution captures, enriches, and analyzes network data to help service providers, web companies, and enterprises improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility, and reduce downtime.

Cisco will integrate Singularity Networks analytics platform capabilities into its Crosswork Network Automation portfolio, a comprehensive closed-loop mass-scale automation solution that embraces multi-vendor networks. Singularity Networks technology will strengthen Cisco’s data collection capabilities and deliver analysis functionality at scale.

Singularity Networks’ technology and platform capabilities are an essential component of a holistic network management approach particularly as service providers, web companies, and enterprises continue to reinvent their network to meet the growing demand for bandwidth, speed, and services. Network traffic growth coupled with infrastructure complexity creates and urgent need for actional insights and smart network management strategies.  

Cisco continues to provide innovation solutions that help our customers transform their infrastructures into more powerful, intelligent, automation and secure networks. Acquiring Singularity Networks accelerates this mission and strengthens our commitment to service providers and enterprise customers.

Q: Why did Cisco acquiring Singularity Networks?
A: Singularity Networks offers a networking monitoring solution for complex enterprise and service provider networks. The solution supports both cloud and on-premise server, router, switch, and firewall hardware. The Singularity Networks solution captures, enriches, and analyzes network data to help service providers, web companies, and enterprises to improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility, and reduce downtime.

In February 2018, Cisco launched Cisco Crosswork Network Automation, a services portfolio for Service Providers that helps solve customers’ challenges in planning, designing, implementing, operating, and optimizing their networks. Cisco will integrate Singularity analytics platform capabilities into its Crosswork Network Automation portfolio. Singularity Networks technology will strengthen Cisco’s data collection capabilities and deliver analysis functionality at scale.

Q:  What does Singularity Networks offer?
A: Singularity Networks offers a networking monitoring solution for complex enterprise and service provider networks. The solution supports both cloud and on-premise server, router, switch, and firewall hardware. The Singularity Networks solution captures, enriches, and analyzes network data to help service providers, web companies, and enterprises to improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility, and reduce downtime.

Q:  How does the Singularity Networks technology benefit Cisco customers?
A: Singularity Networks' analytics technology addresses an urgent need and continuous challenge facing Service Providers, web companies, and enterprises – how to proactively manage their networks and take advance action with insights. Cisco’s intent to acquire Singularity Networks demonstrates our continued investment to advance network management capabilities and invest in our Cisco Crosswork Network Automation service portfolio. 

Existing Cisco Partners should continue to contact their Cisco Partner Account Manager (PAM) for additional information regarding the acquisition.

Singularity Networks customers should continue to use the existing process for support on their solution. Cisco will notify you in advance of any change to the support process.

Better Together

Strengthening the Cisco Crosswork Network Automation Portfolio for Service Providers

Singularity Networks technology will enrich Cisco data collection capabilities and deliver analysis functionality at scale.