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EMC Makes a Buy -- No, It's Not Juniper

Eric Bleeker
October 30, 2012

Two weeks ago, rumors hit a fever pitch that EMC  (NYSE: EMC  ) was looking to buy Juniper  (NYSE: JNPR  ) . At the time, I noted that the buyout chatter didn't add up and that Juniper investors shouldn't expect any quick cashout. I suggested that EMC was likely to continue on its path of buying up smaller players in strategic areas. 

Today EMC hit the acquisition trail once again, and the target was just a wee bit smaller than J