Cisco Shreds 'Net Neutrality' with IronPort Acquisition

How the AT&T-BellSouth merger relates to Cisco's acquisition of IronPort

That's all good news for gearmakers such as Cisco, which aim to please.

"Using the network as a flexible platform to integrate IronPort's technologies," Cisco network security chief Dick Palmer said in a press release Thursday, "Cisco will be able to build new security applications as customers' demands evolve."