Oracle buying Acme Packet

Posted: February 5, 2013 at 2:57 a.m.

An Acme Packet Inc. sign marks the company’s headquarters in Bedford, Mass. on Monday.

Oracle Corp., the second largest maker of business applications, has agreed to acquire Acme Packet Inc. for $2.1 billion, gaining technology that helps corporations securely transmit information over the Internet.

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Business, Pages 25 on 02/05/2013