Should Cisco Fear Oracle?

Oracle  (NYSE: ORCL  ) has just announced a deal to purchase Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT  ) for $2.1 billion. In this video, Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discusses whether Oracle's foray into networking is a threat to Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO  )  and whether this may hint at more complementary purchases ahead that would represent further steps into the networking field.

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