Akara was acquired by Ciena on September 3, 2003

Technology Hardware Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, technology hardware ranked 16 in number of deals in 2003. The largest technology hardware acquisition in 2003 was The Linksys Group - which was acquired by Cisco Systems for $500M.

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Akara Corp.

150 Katimavik Road, Suite 2000,
Ottawa, Ontario K2L 2N2
Canada,
(613) 270-9500

Akara Corp. is a supplier with a singular focus on extending business continuance applications between data centers with the lowest MByte per mile cost across existing MAN/WAN networks. Akara's solutions significantly reduces operational and capital expense by leveraging the existing SONET/SDH, dark fiber or DWDM networks, and ensures the performance of Fibre Channel, ESCON, FICON and Gigabit Ethernet in geographically dispersed business continuance applications.


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